Technical and Production Coordinator ‘V’ in the School of Dramatic Art (substitute vacancy until approx. August 8, 2023)
City : Windsor
Category : See posting on website
Industry : Education
Employer : University of Windsor
Substitute vacancy until approximately August 8, 2023
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Technical and Production Coordinator [TPC] will oversee and actively participate in the creation of the entire production process of main stage and studio theatre productions, according to budget, schedule, and deadlines. S/he will meet with Scenic Designers and Master Carpenter [MC] for presentation of working drawings and supporting material. S/he will work with the Property and Scene Painting Coordinator [PSPC], Master Carpenter, and student assistants in the construction of productions, including furniture and sets. S/he will train and supervise students in labs for sound and lighting, stage management, and, in conjunction with the MC, in set construction. The TPC will oversee technical inventories, equipment, and supplies for University Players and the School of Dramatic Art. The TPC will also serve as the safety officer for the School of Dramatic Art. Other related duties as assigned by the Director of the School of Dramatic Art. Work in co-operation with the Master Carpenter (MC) and Properties and Scene Painting Coordinator (PSC) to ensure the smooth operation of production aspects of University Players and the School of Dramatic Art.
The successful candidate will have:
• Undergraduate degree in Technical Theatre plus related professional experience.
• Proven operational and theoretical knowledge of sound engineering and lighting design for theatre.
• Proven knowledge of set, furniture, and prop construction and ability to read working drawings.
• Knowledge of CAEA Stage Manager duties.
• Certification for Man-Lift Operation and Fall Arrest.
• Ability to operate effectively and pro-actively within a small team.
• Proven ability to work efficiently and meet deadlines within a busy schedule.
• Proven time-management and organizational skills.
• Proven ability to instruct inexperienced students in the basics of scenery, lighting, sound, and stage