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Theater Technical Assistant (On Call) (Multiple Positions)

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Theater Technical Assistant (On Call) (Multiple Positions)
Department School of Dance (3508)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

The School of Dance Production Department is looking to hire an energetic and experienced Technical Theater Assistant to provide support for School of Dance productions and rentals.

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assisting in the construction and dismantling of stage sets using power and hand tools; moving scenery on and off stage.
  • Setting up and positioning seating, musical equipment and stands, microphones, backdrops and projection screens.
  • Installing lighting equipment by following directions on lighting plot and focuses lighting.
  • Running lighting and sound boards for small events and routinely runs spot lights.
  • Making adjustments at rehearsal such as re-aiming lights and adding or re-positioning microphones.
  • Loading and unloading equipment and props from trucks.
  • Sweeping and mopping floors.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
Minimum Qualifications

Please see Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications below.

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Two years of theatrical/stage or costume production and maintenance experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education. Some positions may require possession of a current Arizona Type D driver’s license upon employment.

Preferred Qualifications
Full Time/Part Time On Call
Number of Hours Worked per Week TBD
Job Category Temporary and Part-time
Benefits Eligible No
FLSA Non-Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay Commensurate with experience
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S22193
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date 09/26/2016
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Patricia Choate

Open Date 09/13/2016
Review Start Date 09/19/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quick Link for Internal Postings
Diversity Statement

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Can you perform the essential functions (job duties) of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  3. * Do you have two years theatrical/stage or costume production and maintenance experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents