Suffolk County Community College (SCCC) is an outstanding multi-campus community college with an excellent reputation for high quality instruction, programs and services. The College is the largest community college in New York State and educates over 26,000 credit students and 10,000 non-credit and workforce training students on its three campuses – Ammerman (Selden, NY), Eastern (Riverhead, NY), and Michael J. Grant (Brentwood, NY), as well as the Sayville Center and the Riverhead Culinary Arts and Hospitality Center. There are 493 full-time faculty and 1,458 adjunct faculty teaching 71 degree programs and 30 certificate programs. Suffolk County is the largest suburban county in the State of New York, with a population of over 1.5 million people. The attractive county includes rural and suburban communities. For more information visit the College web site at www.sunysuffolk.edu .
The Professional Assistant for Theatre/College Events reports to the academic chair of arts and humanities and assists the college director of special events in the planning and operation of all technical aspects of non-college events. The professional assistant will also work with the technical director of the theatre in the set-up and break-down of all technical aspects of college events. Specific duties include the following:
• Assisting in the completion of lighting plots. This includes hanging, circuiting, trouble shooting and focusing of lighting units, as well as programming and operation of theatre’s ETC Express and Martin Light Jockey lighting consoles.
• Assisting in the completion of sound plots. This includes layout of microphones, direct boxes, monitor speakers, amplifiers and all cabling, as well as their interconnection and operation into the theatre’s analog Soundcraft Spirit 8 and digital Allen & Heath iLive sound consoles.
• Assisting in the completion of rigging plots. This includes hanging, counter-weighting and operation of venue draperies, electrics and guest equipment using theatre’s single purchase and hemp & sand bag rigging systems.
• Assist in the completion of staging plots. This includes set-up of acoustical shell, portable staging, dance floor and large musical instruments, as well as table/chair/lectern set-up.
• Assist in the completion of multimedia needs. This includes the interconnection and operation of PC’s, laptops, DVD players, VCR’s, and video cameras into theatre’s network video switcher and data video projectors.
• Assist in the maintenance and repair of theatre equipment, as well as the installation of new equipment.
Associate’s degree with a minimum of 5 years of experience in the performing arts technology field. Knowledge of lighting, sound and presentational software, including: VectorWorks, LightWrite, and PowerPoint. Candidate must be able to perform tasks while working on ladders, personnel lifts, scissor lifts and catwalks. The ideal candidate will have considerable entertainment technology experience and technical skills with the ability to complete projects and tasks independently. This person needs to possess strong creative skills and the ability to work collaboratively with individuals who have varying degrees of technical knowledge.