Department: Performing Arts Ctr-Technical (122905)
College/Division: Administration and Finance
Salary Range: CSU Salary Range: $3,224 - $5,665 per month (Anticipated Hiring Range: $3,224 - $3,413 per month)
This position is responsible for a variety of technical specialties that provide production support for events in the Center. This includes day-to-day operation of the facilities and equipment for events, classrooms or meetings, and event audio-visual support. Duties are performed under the supervision of a Stage Manager or crew leader to ensure proper use of technical equipment and to ensure the safety of all involved, by following safety standards, policies and procedures. Some Crew Leader or Stage Manager duties may be assigned.
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Minimum Qualifications (Staff Only):
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
One year of experience working for a performing arts center, theater, repertory or stock company engaged in the applicable production specialty such as costume construction, stage and set construction, lighting production, and/or sound/audio production. (12 units of applicable college course or 6 months of professional training may be substituted for 6 months of required experience)
Demonstrated customer service experience requiring a very high level of diplomacy and professionalism.
Ability to use tact and diplomacy to effectively handle a broad range of high level and sensitive interpersonal situations with diverse personalities, and to respond appropriately to conflicts and problems.
Thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Ability to interpret, communicate, and apply policies and procedures.
Demonstrated ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
Working knowledge of or ability to quickly learn University infrastructure, policies and procedures.
Knowledge of University and PAC infrastructure, policies & procedures.
Mechanical aptitude helpful.
Demonstrated skills in an institutional/educational environment utilizing a customer-oriented and service-centered attitude.
Possession of a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain by date of hire. Possession of a clean driving record.
***THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED***
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Ability and willingness to perform regular strenuous manual labor work which requires physical strength, dexterity and endurance.
Load/Unload trucks; transfer equipment and roadcases to designated locations.
Push/pull/carry/lift and/or shift scenery and equipment around.
Climb ladders and stairs to reach overhead or remote areas.
Lift/move objects weighing 10 to 50 lbs, occasionally 75 lbs
Operate linesets to fly scenery.
Work in potentially adverse conditions, which may include heights, loud noises, large crowds, darkness and/or confined spaces.
Adjust hot lights from ladder top, involving reaching & stretching.
Must be able to work varying hours including, daytime, evening, and weekend work, and possibly overtime. Part-Time/Intermittent/on call pool, hours to be assigned by the Technical Office.
Must will willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
Must be able to work overtime, occasional holidays, and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
This position classification has been defined as non-exempt and is subject to overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Retired CalPERS members selected for this vacancy must request and be approved for reinstatement from retirement prior to the start date. Employment of retired CalPERS members will typically be for 90 days or less and must be for work requiring specialized skills or for a bona fide emergency to prevent stoppage of business.
Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: Cal Poly cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.
Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to Cal Poly or individuals in the university community.
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About California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university, with approximately 17,500 undergraduate, 120 post-baccalaureate, and 900 graduate students. The Cal Poly community fosters teaching, scholarship, and service in a learn-by-doing environment where students, staff, and faculty are partners in discovery. Cal Poly has built an exemplary reputation on its learn-by-doing approach to the preparation of undergraduate and graduate students. It is a distinctive learning community offering academically focused students a hands-on educational experience that prepares them for today's scientific and technical world. Cal Poly provides a balanced education in the arts, sciences, and technology, while encouraging cross-disciplinary and co-curricular experiences. U.S. News and World Report has ranked Cal Poly #1 among public master's universities in the western United States for 24 consecutive years. The University values free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. As a campus, we welcome and nurture a rich array of different perspectives, ideas and cultures. We encourage international an...d multi-cultural education in order to prepare students for successful participation and competition in a diverse world and a global workforce. We believe that diversity of our students, faculty, and staff enlivens and enriches Cal Poly’s educational environment.