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Technical Supervisor, Theatre

Joliet Junior College
Main Campus, Joliet, IL

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Community College

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Position Title:

Technical Supervisor, Theatre

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE:Technical Theater Supervisor
STATUS: Full time
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
REPORTS TO: Department Chair
PLACEMENT: Support Staff, Grade 8
MINIMUM PAY RATE:$49,497.49 annually

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.

Supervises construction and/or acquisition of scenery, properties, costumes, light, sound, and any other technical aspects of theatrical production. Schedules theatre usage. Performs basic bookkeeping, inventory tracking, and equipment maintenance. Flexible schedule including weekends and evening work hours are required. Acts as a stage manager and provides technical support for on and off campus user groups, especially Fine Arts Department music and theatrical events, including on weekends and evenings.

1. Coordinate the construction and/or acquisition of stage sets, properties, stage lighting, costumes and sound requirements for all theatre productions.
2. Organize, coordinate, and schedule theatre usage by on and off campus groups including all fine arts events.
3. Coordinate, supervise, and provide assistance for load in and load out for visiting productions and/or user groups.
4. Design work may be assigned as needed.
5. Provide equipment, lighting, and personnel needs requested by theatre user groups.
6. Works with department chair to request budgets for shows and other needs in theatre area.
7. Budget and coordinate the ordering, upkeep, inventory, and maintenance of all theatre equipment, tools, properties, supplies, and costumes in order to maintain a clean and safe work environment.
8. Coordinate and supervise front of the house personnel including box office personnel, ushers including receipts and depositing of funds.
9. Supervise the safe use of tools, electronic equipment and supplies.
10. Supervise Theatre Assistant, Fine Arts Assistant (during scheduled theatre hours), student employees, full and part-time student volunteers, and community volunteers.
11. Coordinate and/or perform the inventory and maintenance of all theatre equipment, tools, properties, supplies and costumes.
12. Maintain good public relations with theatre user groups, both within the college and in the community.
13. Maintain professional contacts in technical theatre and theatre management. Attend recruitment events on campus and in the community.
14. Participate in achieving departmental and collegiate goals and objectives.

1. Bachelor’s degree in Technical Theatre.
2. Two (2) years of experience at the college or professional level.
3. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with other members of the college and community, displaying cultural competence as well as emotional intelligence.
4. Demonstrated commitment to the college’s core values of respect and inclusion, sustainability, integrity, collaboration, humor and well-being, innovation and quality.

1. English and Spanish verbal and written communication proficiency.
2. Demonstrated multicultural competence.

1. Normal Fine Arts stage and office physical demands.
2. Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
3. Ability to travel between campus locations and to and from community events.
4. Must be able to work safely with and around power tools, on ladders, lifts and with electricity. The work often involves getting dirty or dusty and being around paint fumes.

• Duties are performed indoors in the usual Fine Arts environment.

Internal candidates must adhere to the terms of employment regarding length of time in current position as outlined in their union contract.

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Full time

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Working at Joliet Junior College 

Joliet Junior College, the nation's first public community college, offers pre-baccalaureate programs for students planning to transfer to a four-year university. A comprehensive community college, JJC also provides occupational education leading directly to employment, adult education and literacy programs, workforce development services, and student support services.

Tucked in the middle of a wildlife preserve, bridging the banks of a lake and surrounded by its own Arboretum, Joliet Junior College is an educational community that embraces diversity and promotes personal growth. Each year, more than 35,000 students find the diverse, comprehensive high quality educational experience they are looking for at JJC. We hope that you will take a few minutes to explore the job opportunities we have available and consider becoming a part of this experience.

The recruitment of qualified and diverse personnel is the cornerstone of JJC's commitment to an innovative, collaborative and inclusive educational community. At JJC, we respect the wealth of knowledge and experience each of our employees brings to the workplace. The College supports this commitment by providing personnel with excellent terms and conditions of employment, outstanding health and welfare benefits and programs for a secure retirement.

JJC employees work in a wide variety of roles within the college, including faculty, support staff, and administrative positions. With such a diverse range of professions, JJC ensures that a wealth of development opportunities is available to employees. From personal growth, career advancement, and a dynamic and rewarding work atmosphere, employees have the resources they need to achieve a successful and fulfilling career at JJC.

Joliet Junior College's open search procedures allow us to find the best available candidates for positions and to provide a balanced workforce to reflect the ethnic composition of the District we serve.

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