Assistant Technical Director

University Park
Aug 10, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Department: Center for Performing Arts

Position Summary: The Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University (GSU) seeks an individual with audio experience, customer service skills, theater knowledge, and ideally some experience in stage management to serve as the Assistant Technical Director. The Assistant Technical Director will assist the Auditorium Technical Director in the management and operational support of GSUa€™s nationally recognized 1,171 seat entertainment venue. The Assistant Technical Director is responsible for all technical functions, provides direction and supervision for technical employees and contractors, and manages all technical aspects of production in the absence of the Auditorium Technical Director. The Technical Directora€™s management accountabilities for technical employees and contractors include sound engineering, orientation, skill training, facility maintenance, stage direction, theatrical lighting, video engineering, rigging, and public safety. The expected start date for this position is September 18, 2017.

Minimum Qualifications: Associatea€™s degree or a minimum of two (2) years experience in one or more of the following: sound engineering, stagecraft, stage management, industry/labor relations, counter-weight fly systems, rigging, knot tying, theatrical lighting design, electronics, electrical power distribution.

Preferred Qualifications: Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) category such as Rigger a€“ Theater, Entertainment Electrician.

Work Schedule: This position is full-time. In accordance with federal and state laws and university guidelines, appropriate breaks will be given. Hours of duty may vary according to business needs. An applicant must be willing and available to work nights, weekends, and holidays as business necessitates.

Type of Position Being Requested: Administrative Appointment

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Collective Bargaining Status of Position: Non-Unionized

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Posting Number: AP0127P

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