The Performance Stagehand Flex position is a part time, as needed position. The successful candidate fills in when full time staff takes time off and covers shifts when additional crew is needed.
Qualified candidates will serve in the position that suits their training: audio, lighting, video, theatrical rigging, stage management, and/or event department head for internal and rental events. Candidates will also assist in maintenance of audio, lighting, video, theatrical rigging systems, and construction of scenery.
The Blair School ofMusic serves as the focal point within Vanderbilt University for the study ofmusic as a human endeavor and as a performing art. Music offers to all personsa medium for the expression of the human spirit. Accordingly, the Blair Schoolof Music addresses music through a broad array of academic, pedagogical, andperforming activities. Consistent with the mission of Vanderbilt University,the School maintains and promotes the highest standards in the pursuit ofscholarly and creative work, in the delivery of instruction, and in thepromotion of professional and public service.
In its scholarly andcreative work, the Blair School of Music proposes to advance the discovery ofknowledge, to expand the horizons of musical expression, to promote academicexcellence, and to sustain an environment supporting these pursuits by facultyand students.
Pedagogically, the BlairSchool is committed to providing superior musical instruction to pre-collegiateand adult students in the environs of Nashville, Tennessee; stimulatingclassroom and studio instruction to collegiate music majors and minors; and, tothe students of Vanderbilt University at large, an array of academicallyrigorous, culturally enriching courses appropriate to one of the nations'leading institutions of higher learning.
In its commitment toprofessional and public service, the Blair School of Music contributes tocultural and intellectual life at Vanderbilt University and throughout theregion through concerts, lectures, and recitals by faculty and students, and byproviding a forum for visiting artists, scholars, and composers of nationalstature.
Profile of an Ideal Candidate
Applicants should have a bachelors degree in related field or 3 years experience in theater or music production.
Must have experience inone or more of the following areas:
· Macor Windows operating systems and software
· Videocameras, projectors, and editing
· Theatricalrigging systems
· Setconstruction techniques
· Performancevenue operations
· Environmental,work, and public safety standards
Must be able to perform the following duties:
Must be able to climbladders.
Must be able to lift 25 lbs. overhead.
Must not be afraid of heights.
Vanderbilt is a renownedprivate institution founded in 1873 and located in the heart of Nashville,Tennessee. The university's students, faculty, and staff frequently citeNashville and the surrounding area as one of the many perks of being a part ofthe Vanderbilt community. Vanderbilt University is a place where your expertisewill be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is aplace where your diversity is sought and celebrated. It is a place whereemployees know they are part of something bigger than themselves, takeexceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enoughyesterday. Vanderbilt was recently named the ‘best large employer’ in Tennesseeand a top employer for women by Forbes, ranked #1 in the PrincetonReview among 384 top colleges and universities for having the bestfinancial aid in the nation – as well as #3 for ‘happiest students,’ ‘qualityof life’ and ‘beautiful campus,’ #4 for both being in a ‘college city thatstudents love’ and for having ‘great campus/city relations.’
In addition to offeringa lively community that encourages learning and celebrates diversity,Vanderbilt University offers a competitive, flexible benefits package includinghealth, dental, vision, life, accidental death & dismemberment, disabilityinsurance, paid time off, and a 403(b) retirement plan with employer match.Vanderbilt offers tuition assistance to employees, spouses and dependentchildren. Also, after five years of service, Vanderbilt will pay up to 55% ofthe tuition for up to three dependent children to earn a bachelor'sdegree. Learn more about Vanderbilt's benefits at VU Benefits Overview.
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