Bradford Hall Technician

Job description

TITLE:  Bradford Hall Technician                                                                                                            

DEPARTMENT:  Division of Humanities and Performing Arts                                    

REPORTS TO:  Interim Chair, Division of Humanities and Performing Arts


EMPLOYMENT STATUS:  Full-time       

EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION:  Non-exempt                         



Provides technical set-up and operation of sound and lighting equipment for scheduled performances held in Bradford Hall.  Oversees the facility and meets with the public, staff, and students to assure that all needs are met for scheduled events.



  • Runs sound and lighting equipment during events.
  • Assures that the facility is clean, accessible, and safe.
  • Orders sound and lighting equipment as needed for performances.
  • Coordinates repairs equipment as required.
  • Provided PA system for Bradford Hall Events.
  • Loads and unloads equipment.
  • Keep inventory records of all equipment within both halls, etc.
  • Works alongside IT, interns, or student assistants in the production of events depending on size and magnitude.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as required.
  • Responsible for security and inventory control during scheduled events.
  • Friendly, cooperative, and a willingness to work with and share responsibilities with artistic persons and diversified student groups.


    OTHER DUTIES: Perform other duties as assigned.




    High school diploma; 1-3 years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.  



  • Knowledge of operational, facility, equipment, and resource requirements associated with special events.
  • Ability to problem-solve, make immediate decisions, and provide leadership skills.
  • Knowledge of staging techniques, materials, equipment, and facilities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to assess customer needs, and resolve customer complaints and concerns. 

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:  This position does not have any supervisory responsibility.




    Set-up and AV technical work for one (1) and (1) small auditorium in Bradford Hall.  Work normally performed in an office or theatre environment.


  • Large Auditorium, Carl Smith (Big Bradford) seats 900 persons.
  • Small Auditorium, Little Bradford seats 115 persons.
  • Stage Dimensions:

  • Big Bradford is an overall 43 ft. X 113 ft. with a proscenium arch at 48 ft. wide.
  • Little Bradford is overall is 29 ft. X 81 ft. with a proscenium arch at 28 ft. wide.
  • Considerable physical activity.  Requires heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 70 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.

    Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, with require following basic safety precautions.

    Evening or weekend work required.

    KENTUCKY STATE UNIVERSITY is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    The functions, qualifications, knowledge/skills, and physical requirements listed in this job description represent the essential duties of the job, which the incumbent must be able to perform either with or without reasonable accommodation. The Job Functions listed do not necessarily include all activities that the individual may perform.




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    Job No:
    Posted: 3/25/2021
    Application Due: 5/13/2021
    Work Type: Full Time