Manage the operational and technical needs of Halbritter Center to 1) facilitate the effective presentation of performing arts/cultural events, and 2) leverage building resources for the benefit of the college and local communities.
FT Administrative, salaried/exempt
Assess, negotiate, and execute technical needs for all events in the Halbritter Center (Rosenberger Auditorium and Black Box Theatre); develop associated budgets for equipment and staffing assignments; confirm technical riders for contracted events.
Develop a pool of support labor for events, including student and contracted staff.
Assemble annual building schedule with input from relevant academic departments, Performing Artist Series, Distinguished Lecture Series, Conferences & Events Office; advise on budgets for performing arts/cultural events.
Collaborate with Conferences & Events to accommodate College and rental needs for assembly/performance space; develop budgets for these events to ensure the College recoups costs.
Interface with Music and Theatre departments specifically to assess needs and provide stage/black box service as required. Undertake limited carpentry for some academic Theatre presentations.
Supervise maintenance of the building and related equipment (including SmartStage, sound shells, lights, etc.) in collaboration with the Facilities Department.
Provide or collaborate with other departments to provide technical expertise and support for non-performing arts events within available resources.
Contribute to conversations about programming to ensure balance of forms and perspectives across performing arts disciplines.
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Bachelor's degree, Masters preferred, in technical theater arts, dance, music, or related field from an accredited college or university. Preference will be given to individuals who possess strong field experience in the technical aspects of theater, dance and music production.
Experience in stage, set, sound and lighting design and implementation; stage management; computerized lighting systems; stage carpentry; stage rigging; appropriate safety precautions and procedures.
Supervisory and/or teaching experience; preference given to supervision and/or teaching of college-age students.
Detail-oriented and flexible; able to manage multiple projects and set priorities and schedules for effective workflow.
Effective communicator, both orally and in writing.
Equipment certifications (Genie Lift, etc.)
Internal Number: 952
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