Technical Director - Monument-National Campus

Technical Director - Monument-National

Working under the Director of Operations for the Monument-National (M-N) building, the successful candidate will be responsible for the planning and efficient execution of all technical and administrative operations at the M-N building. There are three main areas of activity: the staging of shows in all disciplines; technical support for the creation, production and staging of shows for the pedagogy of the National Theatre School; and hosting corporate and media events.

Job Description


As part of our team, this person will:

  • Participate in the many changes underway and in the implementation of innovative processes;
  • Promote open and frank exchanges to ensure cohesion and efficiency;
  • Contribute to the team's efforts to create an inclusive and caring professional space;
  • Promote the idea that theater brings people together and enables them to imagine, think and feel collectively.



Student Shows

  • Foster a positive learning environment with a pedagogical approach in line with NTS training programs;
  • Provide a support service for the various requests submitted by students to M-N;
  • Receive and manage requests for assistance related to student productions, so that the technical team at M-N can fulfill its advisory role while mentoring students as needed;
  • Manage requests with regards to classes at the M-N;
  • Foster good communication and collaboration between M-N technical services, Saint-Denis building technical services and NTS pedagogical services;
  • Ensure proper implementation of health and safety rules.


  • Advise, guide and participate in the evaluation of the technical, operational and budgetary feasibility of the various productions;
  • Plan and submit work schedules and assignments for the technical teams required for productions, in accordance with the terms and conditions of contracts and production data sheets;
  • Ensure the proper progress and technical supervision of productions;
  • Maintain effective synergy between different teams working on productions;
  • Ensure compliance with M-N health and safety regulations.

Management and Administration

  • Plan, manage and maintain the technical and scenic equipment of the M-N;
  • Prepare and update technical documentation for the performance venues;
  • Oversee the quality of work and performance evaluation of the permanent technical team;
  • Maintain a global vision and ensure proper planning of all annual productions at M-N;
  • Responsibly and proactively manage the technical operations budget;
  • Ensure proper management of the temporary technical team, their timesheets and payroll;
  • Apply, update and renew the agreement on work conditions for temporary technicians at M-N;
  • Recommend and ensure the application of best practices in the field;
  • Be the point person for internal events;
  • Participate in the Health and Safety Committee, as well as other committees as required;
  • Other related duties may be added to this description.

Ideal profile

    • Demonstrated experience in a similar position.
    • Excellent organizational, planning and budgeting skills.
    • Mobilizing leadership and teamwork skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to lead teams and maintain a good work environment.
    • Ability to communicate, build trust and pass on knowledge.
    • Problem-solving skills, sound judgment, creativity, diplomacy, integrity, sense of humor.
    • Up-to-date knowledge of health and safety regulations.
    • Demonstrated know-how in managing daily operations related to stage and technical equipment.
    • Good electrical, lighting, sound, video and rigging skills.
    • Physical ability to lift loads.
    • Good knowledge of IT tools, such as Autocad, Office 365 and Vectorworks;
    • Manual dexterity.
    • Bilingualism, both written and spoken.


    This is a permanent, full-time position, typically Monday to Friday, but the successful candidate will also need to be flexible in terms of working schedules.

    What we offer

    • A competitive salary with an agile work schedule.  
    • An advantageous number of vacation days.  
    • A very advantageous defined benefit pension plan.  
    • A comprehensive group insurance plan, employee assistance program and telemedicine.  
    • A free parking space at the Saint-Denis campus.  
    • The privilege of working daily with a dedicated team, exceptional artists from across Canada and over 170 talented students; all in a bilingual, diverse and inclusive work environment!  

    How to apply?

    Please send your resume and letter of motivation to (before june 10th).

    Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

    We support the right to employability. That's why we subscribe to an Equal Employment Opportunity program and invite applications from people of all ages, sexual orientations, genders, indigenous people, black people and people of color (PANDC), as well as people with disabilities.

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