Theater & Audio Visual Technician

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Job Description

Theater & Audio Visual Technician-1802751

Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):

Associate's Degree (or foreign equivalent or higher). In lieu of the degree, two [2] years of directly related full-time on-the-job professional experience or a combination of education and experience totaling two [2] years may be considered. One year of directly related on-the-job professional experience or internship. Familiarity with at least one of the following: stage electrics and theatrical lighting design; audio systems for live events; video and projection equipment; stage management.

Preferred Qualifications:

Two years of advanced professional work experience in at least one of the following areas: experience in training other technicians; stage electrics and theatrical lighting design; audio systems for live events; video and projection equipment; stage management.

Brief Description of Duties:

Candidates will set up and operate audio-visual equipment including projectors, sound systems, video monitors, and theatrical lighting. In addition to providing assistance in the various meeting rooms and lecture halls, the audio-visual technicians will also support events in the Charles B. Wang Theater.

  • Assist Production Manager in the execution of audio, video, or lighting systems for events (e.g. programming lights; creating lighting looks; mixing sound; ). At times, serve as lead technician and/or stage manager.
  • Maintain advanced audio-visual and theatrical equipment. (e.g. focusing lights; upkeep and minor repairs.
  • Assist Production Manager in providing job specific training for student assistants.
  • Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.
Special Notes: This is a per diem appointment. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.
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Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Jackson Pollock House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

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Official Job Title: Instructional Support Assistant
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Conferences & Special Events-Stony Brook University
Schedule: Per Diem Variable 8 am - 7 pmConferences & Special Events-Stony Brook University
Posting Start Date: Sep 21, 2018
Posting End Date: Oct 5, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: The hourly rate is $16.00.
Salary Grade: SL1





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Posted: 10/9/2018
Application Due: 10/23/2018
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