Assistant Technical Director
Position Number: 00105684
Primary Function of Organization Unit: University Theatre is a producing theatre and operates two facilities: Stewart Theatre in the Talley Student Union and the Titmus and Kennedy McIlwee Studio Theatres in Thompson Hall, along with the associated shops and classroom spaces for a producing theatre. Our mission is to present a wide variety of theatre experience and provide spaces for campus organizations to present events. The theatre spaces are used by student, academic, administrative, arts and off-campus groups that present a wide variety of programs to students, staff and the general public. We teach classes, produce plays, and operate the theatre spaces for over 200 events each year.
Essential Job Duties: This position will assist the Technical Director and coordinate with the Operations/Event Coordinator in the production of events in the University Theatre managed venues. This position will be an additional staff supervisor to help cover three venues that often have simultaneous events running concurrently, in addition to assisting event operations. This position will train students and freelance technicians, perform equipment repairs, perform systems integration, and assist with minor facility maintenance needs. This position will also specialize in theatrical lighting which includes design, engineering and operation of complex lighting systems for University Theatre productions, other arts programs, and client events as needed.
Department Required Skills: Lighting design principles. Operation of power and hand tools, mechanical knowledge. Rigging knowledge. Computer skills: Word, Excel. Video projection knowledge.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree, preferably in the Theatre Arts, and some professional experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Familiarity with CAD (Vectorworks or AutoCAD). Knowledge of ETC Lighting systems.
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A
AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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