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Technical Assistant III
Technical Assistant III (Buckley Performing Arts Center) About Massasoit Community College:
We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. We are dedicated to creating a challenging and supportive environment where the members of our community can attain their educational and personal goals. We encourage all to take responsibility for their learning, to discover their potential, and to achieve their ambitions. Massasoit Community College is solidly committed to diversity, equal opportunity, and affirmative action in the development of its policies, programs, procedures, and practices. Our mission, vision, and values emanate from the principles of diversity and opportunity for all.
In accordance with the American College and University President's Climate Commitment, it is our goal as educational leaders to demonstrate a strong commitment to sustainable practices through highly visible efforts. All staff must demonstrate a commitment to energy conservation and environmental stewardship and promote those values to co-workers and the wider campus community. Job Description: The Buckley Performing Arts Center consists of two theaters; one a full-stage proscenium theater with ample flies and wings seating 438, and a small theater of limited stage size, having no flies or wings. We maintain a full schedule of theatrical productions, concerts, children's theater, meetings and conferences. We also assist with theatrical technical needs for other areas of the college as needed. We are a professionally oriented educational facility, and we are seeking someone who will bring their passion for theatre to our team of dedicated professionals, students, and volunteers. The basic purpose of this work is to provide technical support for instructional, research, experimental and other related activities at state institutions of higher education.
Description of Duties:
Responsible for maintenance and operation of all equipment used for sound, set construction, and general stage operation and safety. Will organize and attend load-ins/outs, strikes, technical rehearsals, change overs, and most performances. Maintain technical equipment for both theatres, including tools, instruments, speakers, etc. Maintain the facility's inventories of sets, props, and costumes, and maintain accurate records. Provide training to more inexperienced members of the technical crew when needed. Safely execute all scenic and sound designs with the aid of technical assistants, student/community volunteers and/or the originating designer. Attend all technical and dress rehearsals, production meetings, and some performances. Review and in some instances generate scenic and sound designs. Specific Job Responsibilities Include:
Must have knowledge and skill in the following: uses of small hand tools such as wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers, hand-held power tools such as drills, the reading and interpreting of documents such as manuals, specifications, blueprints, drawings, and plans. Ability to use precision measuring equipment, gauges and instrumentation. Must be able to follow oral and written instructions, to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with others, to give oral instructions in a precise, understandable manner. Must be organized and communicate effectively. Such statement of specific duties shall fall within the Human Resources Division Classification Specification. All higher education Classification Specifications shall be available at the Board of Higher Education website: www.mass.edu
Requirements: Applicants must have at least (A) two years of full-time or equivalent part-time, experience in technical work supporting research, instructional or experimental activities and (B) of which at least one year must have been in a supervisory capacity, or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.
An Associate's or higher degree with a major in a directly related scientific or technical field may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required (A) experience.*
*Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.
BFA, or BA/BS in theatre preferred. Experience and skills in all phases of technical theatre including drafting software, set construction, sound, and general theatre maintenance.
Additional Information: AFSCME union position, full-time, state funded with benefits
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday; requires some nights and weekends during productions.
Application Instructions: A cover letter and resume are required, please apply online.
Please Note: Faxed, emailed, or mailed in resumes and/or materials will NOT be accepted. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback on application statuses. Please refrain from contacting the hiring manager and/or hiring department via phone, email, fax, mail, third person party or vendor and in person. Failure to comply, may result in application withdrawal.
Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the Chief Diversity Officer,Yolanda Dennis, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, 508-588-9100, x1309, Brockton Campus, Administration Building, Room 229, email@example.com, or the Director of Human Resources & Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Donna R. Boissel, 508-588-9100, x1505, Brockton Campus, Administration Building, Room 233, firstname.lastname@example.org, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights. The Policy on Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity & Diversity can found at www.massasoit.edu/EEO.
Women, Minorities, People with Disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply.