Lighting Technician

Roxbury Crossing, MA
Feb 05, 2020
Institution Type
Community College
Category:: Staff
Department:: Information Technology
Locations:: Roxbury Crossing, MA
Posted:: Oct 23, 2019
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Part Time

About Roxbury Community College:

Roxbury Community College is an urban, public, 2-year College serving a diverse community, including people of color, recent immigrants and non-traditional populations. The College's mission is to facilitate student success in achieving educational goals through the delivery of high-quality transfer and career programs. RCC strives to honor traditional commitments, and to be responsive to new challenges and insights through workforce training, ESOL, and community education. The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Roxbury Community College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Job Description:

The Lighting Tech is needed to work theater/stage lighting. Occasionally some sound operation is required (will be trained) at the newly renovated Media Arts Center and at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center. We are looking to fill this position with 2 contract employees who will be expected to work on an as needed basis.

We are looking for an individual who possesses a full understanding of all areas of lighting field.


  • Ideal candidate would be able to program basic cue sequences on an ETC Express
  • Ideal candidates bring an open willingness to learn
  • Basic knowledge of ETC consoles/networking and current lighting technology
  • Basic understanding of wiring and electronics, special effects, and theatrical rigging
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
  • Ability to manage stress (e.g. working under deadlines, irregular work schedules, long hours)
  • May be required to work more than 40 hours per week, including evening and weekend hours
  • Comfortable working in high places and an ability to lift 50lbs
  • Experience with ETC Express
  • Some professional theatrical electrician experience


Minimum Requirements:

  • One year experience working with Lighting for productions and events.
  • One year of customer services experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using A/V Equipment
  • Bachelor's degree or trade school degree.

Additional Information:

Appointment is subject to SORI (Sexual Offense Registry Information) background check, and a publicly accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offense Registry Information) background check.

Roxbury Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act requires all institutes of higher education to disclose campus policy statements and crime statistics. Our annual report is available at

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position, applicants should submit a resume and a cover letter. We are planning on hiring two candidates to fill this role.

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