Job No: 497013 Position Type: part-time Location: Lewisburg, PA Categories: Other, Performing Arts, Academic Affairs
The Entertainment Technology Assistant is a 34-week position during the 2022-2023 academic year. The position begins mid-August, 2022 and will end in May 31, 2023. Applicants must be self-motivated, responsible, and highly creative. The successful candidate for this position must be able to work creatively and independently to support theatre and dance productions. This position is intended for talented college graduates seeking to pursue stage technology and design as a career and who wish to gain more experience in preparation for graduate school or further professional work and develop their portfolio.
Job Duties: Primary duties range in the areas of design, engineering and drafting, scenery shop construction, stage electrician, audio support. and student technical assistant management. The Entertainment Technology Assistant is intended to work and learn in multiple areas including but not limited to technical direction, carpentry, stage electrics, sound production and engineering, video presentation, lighting design, and computer aided design and drafting. Creative opportunities are available for portfolio development, design, and strengthening of skills under the guidance of department faculty and professional staff.
Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor of Arts in Theatre or a related field - Basic skills in scenery construction, drafting (CAD preferred), stage lighting, audio, etc.
Preferred Qualifications: - Valid U.S. driver's license - Some professional stage design/technology experience
Physical Demands: Ability to lift 60 pounds and work from a ladder.
Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, national liberal arts institution that offers strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an appealing Victorian-style town ranked as one of America's best small towns. Lewisburg and the surrounding region offer a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, small-town charm, and amenities such as restaurants, art galleries, an art deco theater, museums, and boutiques. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Thus, we seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell's efforts... to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body. We welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.