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Position Title: Senior Technician, Grade F
School/Division: Office of the Provost (division)
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Reporting to the Director of Theatre Facilities, this role provides technical support for Playhouse events and production. At times, support for other facilities on campus will be required.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Assists with scenic construction, lighting and audio production and operation.
Maintains rigging and flying technology.
Assists with electronic and mechanical repair.
Assists with maintenance of scene shop, playhouse systems and equipment, lighting inventory and audio resources.
Assists with consult of internal and external clients to best provide support for their productions.
Assists with event running duties.
Performs other assigned duties not specifically identified above, but which require the same degree of skills and which are normally included within the above title.
Hours: Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm.
Subject to bumping
Experience and skill in technical production, including construction, lighting, painting, rigging required.
Specialization in audio engineering – operation and production.
Ability to work with, supervise, and lead students and crews.
Ability to work overtime as needed in support of playhouse events.
Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.
Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the w...orld who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.