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Temporary-Event Technician, University Theatre, Backstage & Front of House

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Position Details

Position Information

Vacancy Type Temporary
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Working Title Temporary-Event Technician, University Theatre, Backstage & Front of House
Salary Range
Anticipated Hiring Range $10.00-$20.00 per hour depending upon skills, tasks & experience
Position Number 24NDB2
Work Schedule Work Schedule: As needed basis, irregular hours, nights and weekends typical.
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 0.25 - 0.50 (Based on Business Needs)
Department 248901 - University Theatre
Job City & State Raleigh NC
Essential Job Duties

Event Technician will assist Operations and Event Coordinator, Technical and Assistant Technical Directors in day to day operations of University Theatre venues in support of campus events, rental clients and University Theatre performances as required.

Duties include:
- Backstage duties as assigned, including but not limited to lighting operation (lighting consoles, follow spotlights), sound reinforcement (FOH console operation, audio system setup), load-in and load-out assistance, occasional system and facilities maintenance.

Front of house technicians: position will serve as house manager, responsible for coordinating all Front-Of-House (FOH) operations in the Theatre spaces. Specific responsibilities include training and supervising ushers; communicating with stage managers and technical supervisors during and in advance of performances; and ensuring the safety of all patrons using theatre spaces. Experience in dealing with the public of all ages; sensitivity to the needs of patrons; upbeat, enthusiastic attitude in public relations; ability to enforce department safety regulations and communicate the same to the public; attention to detail; ability to troubleshoot problems and work for customer satisfaction, ability to work independently with limited direct supervision.

Other Work/Responsibilities
Minimum Experience/Education
Departmental Required Skills

Desire to work with a variety of campus departments, student organizations and rental clients.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Experience with ETC lighting control systems (ION, Expression 3) and intelligent lighting.

Live audio mixing experience on analog and digital mixing consoles.

Customer service and public relations

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions
Job Open Date 08/22/2013
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date 08/30/2013

AA/EEO In addition, NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (919) 515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Briefly describe any experience, work or volunteer that you have working in production or presenting theatre facilities in lighting, sound, or technical crew.

    (Open Ended Question)

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Contact Information for References