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LIGHTING AND SOUND SUPERVISOR-SCHOOL OF MUSIC THEATRE AND DANCE
Location: Ithaca, New York
Higher Education Institution
Internal Number: 1849
Perform a variety of tasks related to the safe and efficient operation of the department's lighting and sound technology areas. Supervise and manage shop areas with responsibilities including but not limited to: supervision and training of student crew heads and their crew members; ordering, repairing and maintaining equipment and supplies; input into the evaluation and assessment of student crew heads. This position may serve in a variety of production capacities given the needs of the production season. This position will teach courses in technical theatre.
Essential Job Duties:
Serve as lighting and sound supervisor in collaboration with faculty lighting and sound designers and department chair.
Train, supervise and mentor student crew heads in the lighting and sound technology areas.
Train and supervise student shop assistants in the lighting and sound technology areas.
Supervise student crews in the lighting and sound technology areas.
Teach one or more courses per year in Theatre Technology.
Maintain lighting, sound and video shops, equipment, and theatre spaces.
Maintain lighting and sound shop and production budgets and order lighting and sound supplies and equipment.
Supervise the efficient and safe installation, operation, and dismantling of lighting and sound equipment and systems during load-in, technical and dress rehearsals, previews, performance, and strikes of departmental productions.
Serve as video coordinator when such technology is required for production.
Assist in maintaining safety in all areas.
Assist with the ongoing improvements and annual maintenance for the theatrical facility, shops and equipment.
Serve in a variety of production capacities given the needs of the production season.
Participate in the regular evaluation of Theatre Production and Design majors.
Participate in regular production meetings and Center, Theatre Production and Management, and Theatre Production and Design area meetings.
Serve as liaison to the department of Digital Instruction and Informational Services for department computing and maintenance of CAD lab.
Perform other duties as assigned.
BA or BFA degree in Theatre Technology or the equivalent professional experience and a minimum of two years experience in a combination of lighting and sound technology is required. Video production, supervisory experience, strong organizational and interpersonal skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks, work under deadlines and prioritize tasks, and previous experience working with a diverse student population in a mentoring role is preferred.
Hiring Range: Low to Mid $50's commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Working with students in and with theatre equipment utilizing tools such as ladders, lighting and sound equipment, personnel lifts and working around electricity.
Please apply online with resume, cover letter and three professional references.
Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.
Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position.
At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. Our strategic plan, IC 20/20, positions us to offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.
We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.
We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.
Nestled in the heart of New York State's scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city ce...nter. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.
To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at ithaca.edu.