Working Title: Artist (Production Services Coordinator)
Appointment Type: AS-Renewable
The Production Services Coordinator is responsible for the operation and maintenance of sound, lighting, video, staging and computer-based multimedia systems to support all non-academic events, including special events held on campus. This position is the resident authority on the use and operation of A/V equipment used by Production Services, University Center and various academic buildings venues as they relate to non-academic programming. This position works closely with Campus Reservations and Conference and Event Services staff, Student Involvement, University Center staff, Student Affairs staff, contracted artists and other facilities users to determine and coordinate the best technical support possible for successful facility utilization. This position will also work directly with the faculty and staff who utilize Abbott Concert Hall to ensure a standard for technical operations on campus.
The presentation responsibilities of this position involve directing and working at heights and in darkened facilities, moving weight loads sometimes exceeding 75 pounds, crawling under staging, working on ladders and personnel lifts, and working outside of standard university office hours to include weekends and evenings. Anticipated appointment date: March 1, 2019.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university
Minimum of 3 years post bachelor experience in event management and staff supervision
Extensive knowledge and experience with event management and audio systems (analog and DSP)
Experience with concert lighting (conventional & intelligent), studio-recording, and computer-based multimedia systems
Extensive knowledge of computer systems and software (Event Management, Email, Web Page Management, Payroll, Excel, Word, Microsoft Visio, Helpdesk/Support Ticket software, Digital Signage Systems, Audio Recording and DSP systems)
Demonstrate ability to work collaboratively with diverse clientele, sensitivity to the needs of students and community users, and excellent oral and written communication skills
Audio-visual, and event management experience in a college or university environment
Demonstrate proficiency with Dean Evans Event Management Software
Rigging or trussing experience
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are required to apply online. UWRF will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.
Applicants are required to provide:
Cover Letter specifying qualifications and experience
Provide the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references who can specifically comment on your abilities, experience and professional preparation (references).
Inquiries should be addressed to: Kristin Barstad, Search and Screen Committee Chair Conference and Contract Services Manager Kristin.firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline to Apply: Initial review of applications will begin upon receipt. For full consideration, applicants should submit all required materials by January 31, 2019. A criminal background check will be completed on final candidates.
UW-River Falls does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at 715-425-4941.
UW-River Falls is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer subject to all state and federal regulations pertaining to non-discrimination based upon sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, marital status, age, arrest and/or conviction record, veteran or military status. All persons, especially women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of your identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
Confidentiality of Applicant Materials:
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the final candidates may be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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Internal Number: 4969
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