The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for the Stage and Rigging Lead position.
Specific Job Requirements: Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a concentration in Technical Theatre or other closely related field. Three to five years of related experience in the field required. In-depth knowledge of performing arts, scene design, lighting equipment and design, audio/video equipment, special effects, theatre equipment/facility maintenance. Knowledge of Fire Code as applicable to Assembly Occupancies and related Safety procedures in the interest of patron and user safety. Basic knowledge of contracts, budgets, and accounting. Journey-level skills in electrical, carpentry, audio, and rigging. Leadership experience with proven ability to build solid working teams with various skill levels and personality types. Ability to perform heavy lifting, climb stairs and ladders, work long hours, and have a flexible schedule. Ability to trouble-shoot technical and personnel issues which are relative to the execution of events and performances. Cultural and diversity sensitive.
General Job Requirements: Ability to work effectively in a team based environment. Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments with minimal direction/instruction. Ability to set priorities and organize work to meet multiple deadlines. Strong written and verbal communication skills, including ability to work in teams and develop relationships with potential clients. Ability to interface professionally and respectfully with various levels of co-workers, external clients and vendors, as well as donors and patrons. Strong organizational skills, interpersonal skills, and attention to detail.
Desired: Master’s degree/five to seven years of experience preferred. Proficiency with industry standard CAD programs. Working knowledge of proposal writing protocols. Hold an ETCP Certification in Theatre Rigging. OSHA 10 Certification. Stage/company manager and/or production management experience preferred.
Notice to Applicants: This position will be posted for a minimum of 5 business days and may close at any time after that without prior notice.
The offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion and outcomes of a criminal background screening, and returning to the Office of Human Resources a signed original acceptance of the Chapman University Agreement to Arbitrate.