Under the direct supervision of the Associate Director of Production, this "Floating" Concert Operations Stage Manager assists with all technical aspects and maintenance for Concert Operations facilities. (i.e. sound equipment, electrical systems, lighting systems, etc.). This position has responsibility to assist in the technical production and support for concerts, clinics, recitals, and other events held on and off campus. Works with appropriate area's regarding the set up and use of the facilities for college and outside rental functions, meetings and events.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists with technical and sound reinforcement needs for events at the Berklee Performance Center, The Lawrence and Alma Berk recital Hall, Colvin Hall, DFRH, Cafe 939, 160 Cafeteria, as well as off campus events (Commencement concert, Commencement, Encore Gala, etc.).
Operates venue lighting and sound equipment.
Assists with load-in, load-out and set up of equipment for college shows, events, and outside productions. Also assists with spotlight operations, stage and equipment maintenance, electrical power distribution, specialized equipment, staging, stage sets and all related production needs.
Maintains, repairs, and installs concert sound and lighting equipment in the College's performance venues whenever necessary. Reports equipment malfunctions or concerns to the Associate Director of Production. Makes recommendations for improvements to venues, equipment, etc. Meet with Associate Director of Production to review all technical and production requirements for college shows and events (on and off campus). Maintain appropriate event, production and maintenance records and distribute to appropriate individuals.
Other duties within the scope of the job description as assigned.
Possible Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist in supervision and/or training of work-study stage crew employees.
Strong technical skills to provide a working knowledge of the safety standards, upgrading, and maintenance of theater equipment, including operation of lighting systems, electrical systems and sound equipment.
Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
Ability to work nights, weekends, holidays and overtime hours.
Demonstrated experience in technical and production operations in a live music venue.
Related Bachelor's Degree preferred.
Experience in sound reinforcement and lighting techniques and operations.
Knowledge of state-of-the-art sound and lighting techniques and operations.
General knowledge of maintenance requirements and techniques for all sound and lighting equipment.
Electrical, mechanical and general knowledge of the wide range of theater equipment.
Working knowledge of both PC and Macintosh computer systems.
Applicants who are both interested and qualified should submit the following materials: * Cover letter that addresses the applicant's capabilities and experiences. * A resume or CV.
Currently enrolled Berklee students may not apply for staff or faculty positions.
The above information on this position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by individuals within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. The position will remain open for applications until filled.
Berklee is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.
Employee Type: Temporary (Fixed Term)
Internal Number: R0000109
About Berklee College of Music
The mission of Berklee College of Music is to educate, train, and develop students to excel in music as a career. Developing the musicianship of all our students is the foundation of our curriculum. We believe that the lessons and qualities derived from that work?the self-discipline needed for excellence, the empathy required of music making and the openness and inquisitiveness essential to creativity?are critical to achievement in any pursuit, musical or otherwise; and that music is a powerful catalyst for personal growth, which is central to any collegiate experience. Founded on jazz and popular music rooted in the African cultural diaspora, our comprehensive curriculum is distinctly contemporary in its content and approach, and embraces the principal musical movements of our time. Through a course of scholarly and practical learning experiences integrating performance and writing, our curriculum covers the variety of influential styles, relevant technologies, and career opportunities open to today's music professional.