CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY AT DOMINGUEZ HILLS JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Theatre Shop Foreman - Non-Exempt (Performing Arts Technician II), College of Arts and Humanities
California State University, Dominguez Hills, was established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system. CSU Dominguez Hills is an urban, comprehensive public university that serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of over 12,500 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located on a 346-acre site in the South Bay portion of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, CSU Dominguez Hills has a highly pluralistic student body, which includes a significant number of non-traditional, working adult students as well as approximately 2,000 students enrolled in distance learning programs statewide. The University, with its five Academic Colleges, has more than 300 full-time faculty members and is situated in an area characterized by an extraordinary heterogeneity of people, and an extensive array of high technology industries and professional services.
Conditions of Employment: Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
Possession of a valid Driver's License is required. Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms possession of a valid driver's license and reflects driving record.
Position Information: This is a full-time, permanent (probationary) position.
** Successful candidates in these temporary appointments may be appointed from a few days up to one year depending on the assignment. Temporary appointments must end on or before the end of the fiscal year (June 30th of the following year), with the possibility of renewal.
Department: Theatre The Theatre Department provides instruction for its respective majors and minors, offers courses for other majors and minors, gives general education instruction, and provides performance opportunities.
Major Job Duties: Under the general supervision of the Department Chair and in collaboration with the Theatre and Dance Technical Director, the Scene Shop Foreman performs the following: Constructs sets for plays, musicals, and dance concerts for Theatre Arts and Dance Productions in two theatre spaces and the dance studio. Constructs, operates, and maintains stage materials and equipment utilized in stage production activity that supports the Department of Theatre and Dance Program. Responsible for a variety of technical specialties including stage and set construction, rigging, and scenery automation. Supervises and trains students on scene shop and stage equipment to include safety standards and policies in operation of all stage construction and related equipment and ensure compliance with codes and regulations. Oversees and inventories props and scene shop materials. Responsible for pricing, ordering, purchasing materials, supplies and props related to Theatre Arts and Dance Productions. Responsible for cost estimation, budget preparation, and reconciliation for multiple projects. Good computer skills on PC and Mac with experience of Microsoft Office, Excel, Word and familiarity with Vectorworks, and CAD
Qualifications: Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abiliites: -Ability to construct and oversee the construction of stage sets, stage properties, and other stage effects and rigging for stage and lights; -Knowledge of lighting, sound, projection, counterweight, and other stage systems and equipment; -Knowledge of design theory and principles in order to translate design and construction of materials; -Knowledge of historical periods for design and construction of materials as well as effects related to applicable production specialty; -Ability to paint scenery from designer renderings, elevations, sketches, or models; -Ability to create scale renderings or models; -Ability to operate and supervise the operation of stage equipment; -Ability to operate hand and power woodworking and welding tools and metal fabrication; -Ability to train and supervise students and lead coworkers; -Computer skills for PC and Mac, Microsoft Office and familiar with Vectorwork and CAD. -Experience in a university theatre setting. -Understanding of lighting and scenic design and an understanding of digital technilogies Specialized Materials: The position activities may require the use of the following equipment, machinery, tools, vehicles, or office equipment: Stage equipment, electrical shop devices and machinery used in constructing sets and other stage materials.
Required Certification: -First Aid and CPR certification -Valid Driver's License
Experience and Education: Preferred Education: Graduation from a college or university with theatre and/or set design emphasis. Required Experience: 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, and/or sound/audio production. This background normally would be achieved through professional training or applicable college coursework and practical experience. Preferred Experience: Equivalent to one year of theatrical production experience which has demonstrated the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities listed below. Experience in a university theatre setting.
Salary Range: The salary range for this classification is: $3,489 - $6,313 monthly. Placement within the salary range is commensurate with experience.
How to apply: You can only apply by completing an electronic application at the campus job web site at https://www.csudh.edu/hr/job-opportunities/ .Click on "view job opportunities" under "New and returning applicants." View the list of jobs and click on the one with the job title listed above.
The application deadline is: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 CSU Dominguez Hills is an Equal Opportunity /ADA Employer.
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