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Hiring: Tech Director (Theater Specialist)

The Theater Technical Specialist (Tech Director) has the day to day responsibilities for the supervision of technical operations of district theatre or auditorium and adjacent production areas, including lighting, sound, set construction, coordinating maintenance, also developing and nurturing student involvement in acting and tech programs. To supervise/implement the technical requirements of all auditorium/ theater/black box and high school events and manage the technical resources of the facility. Additionally, this position is the point of contact to facility rentals ensuring a smooth theatrical rental experience.

Greetings, I am Kristina Hess, the Auditorium Manager for ISD 728; Rogers, Elk River and Zimmerman. I am happy to announce two of the three full-time Technical Director positions have been posted on our district website. Our district is on the brink of an invigorating time for our performing arts programs, and the community has proven it's commitment to the arts with two brand new, state of the art, Performing Arts Centers in Zimmerman and Rogers. I am hiring Zimerman and Elk River now with Rogers on the horizon.

Every year each theater produces 3 theater performances, over 10 choir and band performances and is host to numerous invigorating rentals. We will be hiring Tech Directors that will help me grow and develop our student theater programs and provide an after school and year-round learning environment for our young thespians. 

If you or, anyone you may know that might be interested, please forward this email and link to them

The posting will be live until January 19th and we will be hosting interviews around February 2nd. 

- Elk River has also posted a position for a Vocal Director

and will also soon be posting for Pit Director and Set Designer/Builder for our upcoming spring production. Please contact our director Michelle Brooks at [email protected] with questions until posted. Again, please share with anyone you know.

Thank you!

Kristina Hess

District 728 Auditorium Manager

[email protected]

"Good teaching is 1/4 preparation and 3/4 pure theater" Gail Godwin

Our mission is to Educate, Inspire & Empower our diverse learners, to shape their futures, to accomplish their dreams and to contribute positively to our local and global communities.



Contact information

ISD 728 Elk River School District
Kristina Hess
Web site

Respond by
Wednesday, January 18
Posted January 9