Job Description

Whittier College seeks professionals for their Theatre Technical Production On-call pool. The candidate will provide technical direction, lighting design and supervision for Shannon Center performances and college-related events on an on-call basis when the need arises. ,
Essential Functions of the Job:,
1.Rigorously maintain a safe working environment and safe working practices as part of providing technical support for the Shannon Center. ,
2.Oversight of technical support operations, including: lighting, sound and staging load-in, setup and strike; maintenance of stage equipment.,
3.Serve as lead lighting designer/technician. Must be proficient with ETC EOS family lighting consoles.,
4.Provide supervision of stage rigging for Shannon Center productions. ,
5.Instruct and supervise a part-time, paid student technical staff and also theatre technology laboratory students.,
6.Supervise student crews as needed during technical rehearsals and performances, as well as additionally assigned work calls. ,
7.Serve as chief technical liaison if Theatre Technical Director is not on site, cooperating with the performing arts center\x92s Theatre Manager, Theatre Operations Assistant, and the Theatre Departments Technical Director and Resident Designer, as well as maintaining a high level of professionalism as the contact person for visiting artists and technical personnel. ,
Non-Essential Functions of the Job: ,
1.None identified at this time.,
Position Specifications and Requirements:,
Previous Experience: Minimum two years relevant full time experience working in a theatre or play house.,
Knowledge and Education: The position requires a minimum of a B.A. or B.F.A in theatre with a strong lighting, rigging, and technology emphasis, or the equivalent in work experience and training. Additional graduate training and experience in lighting technology, technical direction, stage rigging, and supervision of theatre students and student employees is preferred. Certification in stage rigging is a plus, as is experience in live sound reinforcement. Must be proficient with ETC EOS family lighting consoles.,
Application Deadline: Until Filled,
The position is based in Whittier, California. To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter, resume and salary history to the email listed or via mail to Whittier College, Attn: Human Resources Manager, 13406 E Philadelphia Street Whittier, CA 90608. AA/AOE.,


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