The Conversion Supervisor will support the George Holmes Convocation Center by overseeing the set up and tear down of events in the Center.
Duties and responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the following:
•Responsible for overseeing and completing all conversions from one event to the next.
•Managing and supervising a conversion crew consisting of students, temps and possibly contracted labor.
•Ensure a safe environment during conversions and perform a final safety inspection to ensure the setup is safe for attendees.
•Inspecting and maintaining all equipment used for events and is responsible for letting management know of anything that needs to be repaired and/or replaced.
Project Management: Manages projects that require directing the work of others and with latitude on actions or decisions. Prepares specifications, develops schedule, manages project managers and monitors projects resulting in timely project completion. Manages the follow-up to all milestones within the approved design plan; conducts final on-site inspections to verify project requirements. Investigates research and integrate new concepts in specialty to improve design.
Program Management: Recommends new or revised procedures as needed to collect, review, and maintain information and schedules. Tracks and manages events of moderate variety and complexity; initiates shifts in priorities as required by internal and external demands; may coordinate the work of others; works with limited supervision. Manages a limited budget; may involve the coordination of vendors, labor and/or other services. Assists with the maintenance and storage of specialized technical production equipment.
Safety and Health Compliance: Assures safe operation of moderate variety of machinery, equipment and/or devices. May calibrate equipment to standards or make minor repairs. Maintains detailed safety logs/maintenance records.
Instruction: Trains others in the proper use and care of specialized equipment. Documents specialized processes and results in reports and/or publications.
• Able to supervise and manage a team.
• Basic knowledge of Audio, Video and lighting equipment and setup.
• Ability to troubleshoot any issues.
• Attention to detail.
• Understand the process of staging and event set ups.
• Forklift and aerial lift experience and certification.
Bachelor’s degree in Theater, music industry studies, or hospitality management
• Experience in event management and/or hospitality industry.
• Experience in supervising teams of staff.
• Experience in working with sound and lighting equipment.
• Knowledge or experience in sound and lighting rigging.
About The Holmes Center - Appalachian State University
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.