Under the general supervision of the World Theater Technical Director, the Performing Arts Technician is responsible for assisting in the setup, operation, and striking of theatrical stage, lighting, and sound equipment in support of performances and special events in the World Theater, University Center, and assigned auxiliary buildings and outdoor venues.
ESSENTIALDUTIESANDRESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
Assists in the implementation of event and performance technical needs at the World Theater, and other venues/events as assigned.
Setup, operation, and striking of sound and stage lighting equipment, staging and drapery, and video production equipment for live performances and events supported by the World Theater.
Oversight of entry level stage technicians and student assistants when appropriate under the guidance of the Technical Director.
Maintains and organizes theater stage equipment storage and inventory.
Ensures equipment storage is kept clean and organized as instructed, including the clearance of safety paths located in equipment storage areas.
Informs the Technical Director of any necessary equipment repairs and performs basic equipment maintenance and repairs as assigned.
Maintains inventory of expendable theatrical supplies (tape, lamps, gel filters, batteries, etc.) and informs the Technical Director when additional items need to be purchased.
Assists with the production design for World Theater/UPSE supported events.
Assists in preparation of production design (lighting, projection, sound, and scenery) under guidance of the Technical Director.
Assists in the adaptation of touring show production design to the World Theater, including hanging lights as specified on provided light plots and setting up sound equipment and staging as specified on provided stage plots and other production duties as assigned.
Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.
Entry to the first level within this classification requires one to two years of experience working for a theater, repertory or stock company engaged in the applicable production specialty such as costume construction, stage and set construction, lighting production, video and/or sound/audio production. This background normally would be achieved through professional training or applicable college coursework and practical experience.
Special Conditions of Employment:
SPECIALCONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check)
The person holding this position is considered a
Internal Number: 4198
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