Carpentry and Rigging Fellow

Apr 06, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Emerson College

Carpentry and Rigging Fellow

Provide supervision of the backstage operations in the theatre performance and production support facilities of the Office of the Arts, including but not limited to, the Cutler Majestic Theatre, Paramount Theatre, Semel and Greene Theaters, Black Box Theatre, Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Studios and scene shop. Assist with rigging, carpentry, and scenic projects. Work with Office of the Arts Production staff to provide superior production values in Office of the Arts venues while maintaining safe working practices.

Campus Location: Boston Campus

Required Knowledge:
Bachelor’s degree with demonstrable knowledge of theatrical scenery construction and rigging techniques.

Preferred/Desirable Knowledge:
Vectorworks and/or AutoCad drafting. Mild steel and aluminum Mig welding. Basic theatrical safety and fall-arrest procedures. Ability to work with varied personalities in a high stress environment Experience with theatrical and arena style rigging

Required Prior Work Experience:
1-2 years of related experience in technical theater, with an emphasis in rigging and stage carpentry

Diversity Statement:
Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

Open Date: 04/06/2017

Classification Title: Entry Support

Salary Grade: 12
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