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Event Technician, Stage (or Sr.)

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Job Details

Position Information

Position Title Event Technician, Stage (or Sr.)
Advertised Title Event Technician, Stage (or Sr.)
Location Troy, NY Campus
Search Number S17-00620
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Portfolio Experimental Media & Performing Arts Center
Business Unit EMPAC
Job Summary

The Event Technician will be a generalist in all production departments and specialize in the lighting field of the stage technologies dept. Supports the installation, operation and strike of performance systems during residencies, research and events in general. http://rpijobs.rpi.edu/postings/5882

Minimum Qualifications

Event Technician, Stage
-HS Diploma or GED
-Six (6) years general production experience required, including three (3) or more years of stage related experience (lighting, carpentry, rigging, stage design, etc.)
-Relevant combination of education, training and experience

Sr. Event Technician, Stage
- Associate’s Degree in a media system (audio, video, production, lighting) or related field
- Four (4) years’ experience in an audio/video production environment executing event set up, operation, and strike.
- Additional two (2) years demonstrated work experience may be substituted for educational requirement.

Preferred Qualifications

-Supervisory experience

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

- Knowledge of lighting equipment, infrastructure, basic theater electrics, and general industry practices applicable to the lighting of; live productions, theatrical performances, art installations, performance art, concerts, film shoots or special events

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Job Posted Date
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Job Close Date
New/Replacement Position Replacement
Other Position Requirements
Additional Information

The Event Technician, Stage Technologies will be a generalist in all production departments (audio, video, and stage technologies) and specialize in the lighting field of the stage technologies department. The incumbent will support the installation, operation and strike of technical performance systems during residencies, research and events in general.

Instructions for Applying

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/C.V.
  2. Contact Information for Three (3) or more references
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * Are you currently employed with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute?
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