Senior College Laboratory Technician - Scenic Design & Stagecraft (Speech Communication & Theatre Arts)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New York, United States|
|Position:||Non-Tenure Track Faculty|
Job Vacancy Notice
Job Title: Senior College Laboratory Technician - Scenic Design & Stagecraft (Speech Communication & Theatre Arts)
Job ID: 10645
Location: Queensborough Community College
Performs supervisory and/or complex technical functions in laboratories in support of coursework.
-Maintains, fabricates, modifies, and repairs equipment
-Determines equipment requirements, prepares purchase specifications and coordinates acquisitions
-Trains and supervises College Laboratory Technicians, College Assistants, and other laboratory staff
-Manages set up, maintenance, and organization of student laboratories
-Maintains safety and hygiene standards
-Documents laboratory activities
-Performs related duties as assigned.
Senior College Laboratory Technician
CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION
Work with Faculty and Guest Directors and Designers in building and realizing designs for student productions on time and on budget. Schedule and run production meetings. Oversee and monitor activities in all builds, installations, technical rehearsals, performances and strikes. Develop and maintain production budgets and bid scenery. Generate and maintain inventory lists. Generate purchase requests in CUNYFirst (PeopleSoft) system. Serve as or hire Master Electrician. Hire and supervise over-hire for productions. Night/weekend rehearsals, performances, and strikes are required. Oversee technical operations of Black Box Theatre and collaborate with Technical Director of proscenium house. Oversee Theatre shop. Support student involvement in KCACTF (The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival). Opportunity to teach stagecraft as an adjunct may be available.
Queensborough Community College - www.qcc.cuny.edu
Visual and Performing Arts Academy/Degree Program
For information about the Queensborough Community College Speech Communication and Theatre Arts Department
High School Diploma with a minimum of eight years' related experience. Additional education may be used to meet the experience requirement: an Associate's degree may be substituted for two years' experience and a Bachelor's degree may be substituted for four years' experience. This position may also require the ability to supervise others.
-MFA in Theatre
-Extensive professional experience in technical theatre, preferably at college level
-Demonstrated artistic skill and technical experience in design/construction, scene painting, and technology applications (e.g. VectorWorks) relating to the area of technical theatre
-Experience in teaching and supervising diverse populations
-Ability to assist in Production Management
Commensurate with experience and qualifications
CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
HOW TO APPLY
Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.
Candidates should provide a resume and cover letter.
June 4, 2014. Review of resumes to start on May 19, 2014.
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