Please note that this position is a 100% career appointment for nine (9) months (typically mid September through mid June) with a 3-month non-paid leave during summer.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 8/15/17 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.
Consistently ranked among the top graduate theatre training programs in the country, UC San Diego's Department of Theatre & Dance offers undergraduate degrees, MFA degrees in Acting, Dance, Directing, Design (Costume, Lighting, Scenic, Sound), Stage Management, and Playwriting, and a PhD in Theatre and Drama. The Theatre & Dance department also shares a close relationship with the Tony Award-winning La Jolla Playhouse, where MFA candidates are provided professional residencies.
Under supervision, serve as Production Carpenter, as that term is commonly understood in the theatre industry, for the Department of Theatre and Dance. Construct scenic and prop elements; assist with supervision of student construction crews; assist with strikes; assist with maintenance of tools, supplies, shops, and performance spaces; participate in facilities maintenance and upgrade projects. Act as the production carpenter for production assigned and lead the student crews in these productions. Participate in other special projects as needed, and all other duties as assigned.
Must be amenable to a fluctuating work schedule. Some weekend and evening work required.
Experience and skill in various types of scenic construction; wood, metal, plastics, etc.
Experience and knowledge of technical theatre; scenery, properties, paints, and electrics.
Knowledge and skill in the use of scene shop equipment; hand and power tools and major wood, metal, and welding equipment.
Knowledge of stage rigging and movement of scenery.
Ability to read and work from scenic drafting and drawings.
Ability to meet established deadlines and schedules.
Must have valid California Driver's license with a clean drivers record.
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