Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering over 80 bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional centers across Southern California, APU has been recognized as one of U.S.News & World Report's Best Colleges for seven years running.
APU is seeking employees who desire to engage in our thriving culture by cultivating community through professional interactions, demonstrating a posture of lifelong learning, and modeling Christ-like character. Working together, employees at APU commit to establishing a university atmosphere that is pleasing to God and edifying to one another. The position of Shop Foreman, is responsible for assisting the Technical Director in the planning, supervision, and implementation of all of the technical production elements for the APU theater Department. Working primarily in the construction of scenic properties, this position will aid in the supervision of student workers on assigned projects under the direct supervision of the Technical Director and Production Manager.
Required Education: Bachelor of Arts or equivalent experience.
Required Experience: 1 year experience in technical theater with an emphasis in theatrical construction. Primary Duties/Essential Functions
-Responsible for overseeing the scene shop, lighting lab and theater spaces under the direction of the technical director and technical theater faculty. - Creation of weekly tasks/duties list for production build in concert with tech/design faculty. - Student crew mentorship. - Inventory of materials/stock needs. - Enforcement of all facility rules and safety procedures. - Sound, Light or Set Design is helpful. - Responsible for daily electronic timekeeping as it applies to the scope of this position. - Regular, punctual attendance as required by the supervisor based on department needs. - Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor. Skills - Ability to prioritize and organize multiple tasks. - Excellent technical abilities in planning, and construction. - Good with power tools. - Strong communication and organizational skills. - Responsible for daily electronic timekeeping as it applies to the scope of this position. - Regular, punctual attendance as required by the supervisor based on department needs. - Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor. - Strong written and verbal communication skills. - Ability to manage details and follow through. - Must be collaborative and an effective team member and team builder.
Visual Demands: Reading blue prints. Environment: Loud continuous high noise volume, exposed to hot and cold temperature during busy times. Compensation
Grade 6: $17.72-$23.03/hourly.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and internal equity.
Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation. Click below to discover some of the many benefits APU employees enjoy including competitive health care options and a generous tuition discount.
Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled unless otherwise stated. Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
To review the complete job description and apply visit http://www.apu.edu/cp/employment/
Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. A leader in the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering more than 100 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional centers across Southern California, APU continues to be recognized annually as one of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report.