The Stage Technician is responsible for supporting performances and presentations in various venues by maintaining theatrical lighting, rigging, sound equipment, and staff.
Duties & Essential Job Functions:
1. Coordinates activities by preparing and distributing program schedules to housekeeping, HVAC, essential entities. 2. Supports productions by operating lighting, audio recording all students, faculty and ensemble recitals, resolving problems. 3. Coordinates technical operations by rigging theater scenery and lighting; setting up physical equipment, setting up sound and recording equipment. 4. Bills for services by submitting invoices to Conference Services; reconciling budget on a monthly basis. 5. Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; troubleshooting malfunctions; reporting repairs; maintaining equipment inventories. 6. Ensures productivity of student staff by setting staff hours of operations, training student staff, overseeing staff operations, coordinating staff schedules, maintaining staff timesheets. 7. Manages public relations by greeting patrons, constituents and colleagues, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries, providing information and assistance regarding department functions. 8. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Education & Experience:
• Associates degree or equivalent in experience. • 2 years of theatrical productions or related experience.
• Knowledge to train student staff. • Knowledge of project management techniques required to meet deadlines. • Knowledge to apply basic budgeting procedures. • Skill in theatrical rigging, theatrical lighting/control, and audio recording large and small ensembles. • Skill in customer service techniques. • Skill in Microsoft Windows navigation techniques. • Skill in some or all components of Microsoft Office. • Ability to clearly communicate information. • Ability to coordinate schedules and set staff hours of operation.
Physical Requirements (With or Without Accommodations):
• Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information. • Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication. • Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions. • Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting. • Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs.
• Work is indoors and sedentary and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours. • There are no harmful environmental conditions present for this job. • The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate. • This role is an on campus, in-person position.
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