Lighting Supervisor

Montclair, Essex County
Jan 24, 2014
Montclair State is New Jersey's second largest university. It offers the advantages of a large university - a broad undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a wide variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level, and a diverse faculty and student body - combined with a small college's attention to students.

Posting Date October 14, 2013

Vacancy # V-829

Department Arts and Cultural Programming

Division Academic Affairs

Job Description

The Office of Arts & Cultural Programming (ACP) presents and produces dance, music, theater, performance and opera created by acclaimed artists whose work advances the boundaries of the performing arts. The Lighting Supervisor reports to ACP’s Production & Facility Manager to maximize performance conditions enabling the artists and MSU students to achieve creative goals without compromise.  Lighting Supervisor is responsible for maintaining the lighting inventory and preparing and implementing all lighting requirements for productions and events at The Alexander Kasser Theater, as well as other duties as assigned by the Production & Facility Manager.

Qualifications & Requirements

•BA degree from an accredited institution
•Minimum 5 years’ professional experience/technical training
•Experience with touring productions
•Strong interpersonal and communication skills
•Experience with international artists and creative teams
•A positive, pro-active problem solving ability in the face of changing conditions
•Experience with Electronic Theater Control and other lighting systems and equipment
•Experience with AutoCAD, Vectorworks, Lightwright, and the Microsoft Office Suite
•ETCP Certified Entertainment Electrician preferable
•Experience programming, maintaining and troubleshooting Vari-Lite, Martin, ETC, High End and other Intelligent Lighting Fixtures
•Ability to work a varying schedule, including nights and weekends
•Valid driver’s license required at time of hire.

Salary Range $50,000 - $55,000

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Building on a distinguished 105-year history, Montclair State University is proud to be a leading institution of higher education in New Jersey. The university's six colleges and schools serve more than 19,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 300 majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs. Situated on a beautiful, 250-acre suburban campus just 14 miles from New York City, Montclair State combines the instructional and research resources of a large public university in a dynamic, sophisticated, and diverse academic environment.

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