Lively Arts Part-Time Sound Technician (Temporary Part-Time)
Reports to: Senior Director of Cultural Affairs
*This position requires the PA Child Abuse, PA State Police, and FBI Fingerprinting clearances.
A Part-Time Temporary Employee is an employee who is scheduled to work up to 25 hours per week, may serve a maximum of 12 months. Temporary part-time employees are separated after their term of service, or at the end of 12 months, whichever comes first.
Duties/Responsibilities: The Lively Arts Sound Technician (ST) is responsible for advancing sound/video requirements for the Lively Arts Series, supporting and operating the sound for all College Performing Arts Concerts: Dance Concert, Choir/Jazz Concerts, Faculty Concerts and the Chamber Concert, and External Rentals. The ST will work very closely with the Program Coordinator and the Master Electrician/Technical Coordinator on successfully executing all of these Their primary job is to make sure that all events requiring sound tech, gets the proper attention required to meet the technology needs of each event.
Attend one production meeting per month.
Works with the Program Coordinator to coordinate the audio crew for sound setup/video setup/strikes for all Lively Arts Series events, College Performing Arts Events and External Rentals.
Attends all Lively Arts Series events/Rehearsals/Technical rehearsals as needed, to be determined by the Program Coordinator.
Act as the Liaison between the Program Coordinator, MCC IT Department, Bauder Audio, the College and external guests, reviewing all paperwork for audio, backline and sound equipment to meet their contract and/or technical requirements.
Supervises pulling sound equipment and any backline for the Lively Arts performances prior to Bauder Audio arriving the day of the event.
Acts as the lead technician to support Bauder Audio on all Lively Arts Series events and will oversee any production interns assigned to her/him.
Operates and engineers any Lively Arts Series events when Bauder Audio is not available for a show or as assigned.
Responsible for setup/strike of all equipment for “add-on” events, such as, the Whitpain Community Day Music Festival, Lively Arts Film Series, the Conversation Series, Foundation Donor events, or other events assigned by the Senior Director.
Responsible for arranging, setting up, operating sound and striking for all events held off campus at School, Parks and other venues.
Responsible for the collection, maintenance, operations and return of all Science Center Theater/Technical Services sound equipment following any event. No cables, backline or any sound equipment should be left out of the sound room or tech services room.
Responsible for the inventory, repair and maintenance of all Lively Arts sound equipment and accessories.
Responsible for training the LAS Production Interns, Gateway to College Students and the Eisenhower MS Technical Theater Program in lighting operations and applied electrics.
Assists the Senior Director of Cultural Affairs in maintaining occupational safety and health of the production team as a whole.
Maintains safety procedures at all times.
Bachelor's Degree in Theatre or related degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Two to three years related work experience
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Proven ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Solid analytical, decision making and problem solving skills
Solid computer skills with experience using word processing and spreadsheet software
Successful completion of standard background checks
This position works with minors
Will nearly continuously need to speak and hear, and lift up to 10 pounds.
Will often be required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel crouch or crawl, lift up to 50 pounds, work in areas with fumes or airborne particles or risk of electrical shock.
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