Assistant Technical Director / Lighting Supervisor for Theater/Dance

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Job Title: Assistant Technical Director / Lighting Supervisor for Theater/Dance

Position Type: Full Time
Annual Hours: 1733
Base Months: 10
Hours per Week: 40
Department: Theatre – Dance
Summary Description:
Support all technical needs of the department to include approved department productions, guest artists, and theatre/dance classes; supervise student employees in the areas of lighting, sets, props, sound and projection, with an emphasis in lighting. This is a 10-month position from late August to late June.
Pay Band: 5
Anticipated Salary Range: The anticipated salary for this position starts at $45,760

The pay range reflects base pay for positions in a given pay band across the college. Individual rates are determined within the range by factors including one’s qualifications, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same band and department budget. Please refer to

Assist the Technical Director in props and scenery builds and supervise students in prop/scenery builds in the director’s absence. Troubleshoot, upgrade, maintain, and program EOS and ION consoles and all related ETC networks and intelligent lighting fixtures. Supervise all lighting for technical rehearsals load ins and strikes; lead student crews in restoring all equipment and spaces back to preshow status; train students to operate equipment and software properly and safely. Maintain, secure, and keep inventory of all theatrical lighting for all Theatre/Dance department spaces, primarily Cornerstone Arts Center (CAC) and Cossitt gym; this includes but not limited to house plots, gels, instrument repairs, and system tracking failures. Produce and update all light plots, instrument and chanel hook up lists, and other related Vectorworks, and Lightwright documentation. Purchase all related lighting equipment and supplies; keep accurate records of spending and reconcile credit card statements.
Lead all theater/dance assigned maintenance and lighting workshops to support productions or classroom curricular needs. Assist in troubleshooting and maintenance of sound related equipment including consoles, mics and speakers for productions in collaboration with the Technical Director.
Coordinate as needed with Audio/Visual staff to procure A/V related equipment needed for production and closely communicate with A/V staff for CAC event lighting needs. Assist Technical Director in cleaning and organizing of all theatre equipment, storage and performance spaces.
Additional Responsibilities:
Actively support the college’s commitment to be an antiracist institution by understanding, engaging with, and promoting diversity, inclusion, and equity in the college community. Promote a culture of safety and environmental protection by working in a safe manner; immediately reporting unsafe situations and accidents; following college procedures and participating in appropriate safety training. Demonstrate environmental sustainability by using college resources wisely and supporting the college’s sustainability initiatives and innovation.Perform other duties as assigned.
Does this position require driving CC vehicles/ being insurable under CC’s insurance plan? No
Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience plus a minimum of 5 years of related experience in theater production are required. Additional requirements include ability to read and hang lighting plots and program EOS and ION consoles; knowledge of proper safety procedures, rigging experience, proficiency in computer programs such as Lightwright and Vectorworks; programming knowledge in Intelligent Lighting to include moving lights and scrollers, ETC Unison and Ethernet systems; must have carpentry skills, audio and video knowledge, good judgment, organizational skills, teaching abilities and excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate effectively and develop positive relationships with people from different cultural backgrounds.

Posting Date:
Application Deadline (at 11:59 PM Mountain Time): Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:
You must meet the minimum qualifications to be considered for this position.
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Job Classification: Exempt
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* Do you have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience?
* Do you have a minimum of 5 years theater production experience?
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