Please submit a resume with Job No. 40-16 TMP. Instructions to complete the application are provided in a PDF format at the bottom of the recruitment posting. A link to upload a resume and/or other support documents is provided within the body of the online application. Please note that application materials must be completed in its entirety in order to be considered for the recruitment pool.
Under the supervision of the Director of Production, the Theatre Technician will provide technical support for production related skills for the College of Performing Arts and newly opened Musco Center of the Arts. Monitor the condition of equipment and perform basic to somewhat complex maintenance; scenic and property construction, scenic painting, lighting focus and hanging, audio/visual system setup and load in and out productions. Communicate with appropriate staff to provide and obtain information and execute method of design. Utilize safety practices and procedures.
This is a temporary, part-time position working 20 hours for up to 8 weeks. Duration of assignment can be lengthen or shorten at the discretion of the university. Evening or weekend availability required depending on event schedule.
Required: Bachelor's degree in related field or an equivalent combination of work and experience. Must be able to paint and have basic carpentry skills. One to three years' experience in set constructions, sound engineering, or lighting design. Experience with tools and facilities for professional, educational, and theatrical productions. Knowledge of basic principles, methods and techniques in maintaining, installing, and repairing electrical and mechanical equipment used in stage production.
*Must be able to carry, lift up to 100 lbs.
Notice to Applicants: This position will be posted for a minimum of 5 business days and may close at any time after that without prior notice.
Successful completion of criminal background check is required for final candidate.
Chapman University is one of California's oldest and most respected private universities, offering distinguished undergraduate and graduate degrees in the context of a liberal arts and sciences university. For more than 150 years, Chapman University has served as a symbol of educational access and excellence in the state of California. Founded as Hesperian College in 1861 in Woodland, California b...y members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), we admitted men and women and people of color from our earliest days. Endowed by the Valencia orange magnate Charles Clarke Chapman, the institution changed its name to Chapman College in 1934, and by 1954 had moved to the former campus of Orange Union High School in Orange, California. The college again extended higher educational access when it began offering classes to military personnel at El Toro Marine Base.In 1965, Chapman took undergraduate education to the high seas when it began running World Campus Afloat, the program that would eventually become Semester at Sea, a tradition that continues at Chapman through our world-wide study abroad programs.Since our founding, Chapman has grown into a highly regarded university that attracts high-achieving undergraduate and graduate students from all over the United States, and more than 60 nations around the world.Our mission statement: To provide personalized education of distinction that leads to inquiring, ethical and productive lives as global citizens.