Full-time position available on or after September 1, 2021 for Theatre. This position is on the 10/12 Pay Plan with the months of June 15th - August 15th off each year. Benefits and salary are paid over 12 months. In the initial year, pay adjustments may be required to allow the incumbent to adjust to the 10/12 Pay Plan. Also, income shortfalls may occur depending on the timing of the hire relative to the time in off-work status, and shortfalls may have an impact on benefits.
Under the general direction of the Department Chair, (and lead direction of the Technical Director), the Performing Arts Technician II helps in the planning and implementation of all technical aspects the Theatre Department's productions while also maintaining all production spaces. The primary emphasis will be on scenic construction and finishing, but this position will also work with the lighting, sound, and rigging systems. The incumbent orders materials, manages material budgets, performs maintenance on equipment, and helps maintain a safe working environment. This position is responsible for leading largely untrained students in all area of technical theatre.
Education: Bachelors degree in Theatre.
Experience: 2 years of full-time equivalent experience working for a theater, repertory or stock company in the area of scenic construction.
BA in Theatre Arts with an emphasis in Technical Theatre.
Strong welding and fabrication skills in Mig, Tig, and Stick.
Working knowledge and experience with applicable design software, including; CAD, Photoshop, CNC, etc.
Working knowledge and experience with programing theatrical lighting and sound operating systems.
Thorough knowledge of counterweight, rigging, and other stage systems and equipment.
General knowledge of basic electrical theory and working knowledge of lighting and sound equipment.
General knowledge of methods and problem solving related to scenery and staging operations.
$2,908 - $5,261 per month plus excellent paid benefits. (Anticipated salary will be $2,908 - $3,489 per month, depending on the qualifications of the successful finalist.)
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Closing Date/Time: Open until filled