Entertainment Technology Assistant

Lewisburg, PA
Mar 16, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The Entertainment Technology Assistant will work during the 2017-2018 academic year (August to May). Applicants must be self-motivated, responsible, and highly creative. The successful candidate for this position must be able to work creatively and independently to support theatre and dance productions. This position is intended for talented college graduates seeking to pursue stage technology and design as a career and who wish to gain more experience in preparation for graduate school or further professional work and develop their portfolio.

Job Duties:
Primary duties range in the areas of design, engineering and drafting, scenery shop construction, stage electrician, audio support. and student technical assistant management. The Entertainment Technology Assistant is intended to work and learn in multiple areas including but not limited to technical direction, carpentry, stage electrics, sound production and engineering, video presentation, lighting design, and computer aided design and drafting. Creative opportunities are available for portfolio development, design, and strengthening of skills under the guidance of department faculty and professional staff.

Minimum Qualifications:
- Bachelor of Arts in Theatre or a related field
- Basic skills in scenery construction, drafting (CAD preferred), stage lighting, audio, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Valid U.S. driver's license
- Some professional stage design/technology experience

Physical Demands:
Ability to lift 60 pounds and work from a ladder.

Bucknell University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities.

Bucknell University believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell's efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education. Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an architectural gem that has been ranked as one of America's best small towns.

Bucknell is a NCAA Division I (FCS) and Patriot League member institution, that sponsors 27 varsity athletics programs.


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