McCarter Theatre Center is accepting applications for the position of Sound Engineer. McCarter is an equal opportunity employer, deeply committed to hiring, supporting, and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce. This is one of two sound engineer positions in the 10-person Stage Operations Department, overseeing audio needs and running responsibility for 6-play theatre series and 50-event presenting season as well as ancillary activities. Candidates must have extensive professional experience engineering theatre, musical and concert productions and demonstrate proficiency in industry-standard computer programs, including Q-Lab, ProTools and Wireless Workbench. Strong knowledge of theatrical and concert audio equipment and digital networking is required and education or background in music and/or sound design is a plus. Must be able to read and understand technical specifications, plans and plots. Physical activity includes lifting and carrying heavy equipment, negotiating stairs and working on ladders, lifts and catwalks. Candidate must have strong interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to lead crews. Full-time, seasonal position regularly runs August to June.
Salary is commensurate with experience and competitive with similar positions throughout the country. Benefits package includes medical, vision, and dental insurance, flexible spending accounts, paid vacation, sick and personal time, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, and a 403 (b) retirement plan. For more details on this position, including instructions to apply, please see the full position description at www.mccarter.org/employment.
MISSION: SUPPORTING EXCELLENCE AND THE SPIRIT OF INNOVATION
McCarter Theatre Center is recognized as one of this country’s leading theaters, and is the only organization in this country that is both a professional producing theater and a major presenter of the performing arts. With this identity comes a unique commitment to creating, developing and producing new work for the stage, reinvesti...gating classical theatrical repertoire, and bringing the best of the world’s performing artists to Central New Jersey. McCarter demonstrates an unwavering commitment to engaging, educating and cultivating a broad range of audiences, making the arts accessible to all people, and presenting an unparalleled variety of bold, stimulating, diverse and provocative programs across disciplines.
McCarter Theatre Center for the Performing Arts in Princeton is one of the most active cultural centers in the nation, offering over 200 performances of theater, dance, music and special events each year. McCarter's audience is truly a regional one. Over 200,000 people come to McCarter each season from all twenty-one counties in New Jersey as well as Pennsylvania, New York and twenty-three additional states.