The College of Fine Arts seeks a Lighting and Sound Shop Manager for students. the School of Theatre. This position oversees the process of timely, accurate, and high quality, fully executed lighting and sound production elements produced to the high standards of excellence set by the Design & Production Faculty. This position supports approximately nine School of Theatre productions, four Opera Institute productions, the BU Summer Theatre Institute productions and School of Theatre special eventsincluding but not limited to the annual Showcase. These productions and events are performed at a wide variety of venues in and out of the BU Booth Theatre and CFA Production Center at 820 Commonwealth Avenue. This position will provide educational training, supervision, and mentorship for Graduate and Undergraduate Design & Production majors, SOT Freshman Core students, and non-theatre majors in their production assignments. The position manages the Lighting and Sound shops of the School of Theatre, manages student and professional personnel, and assists in instruction in lighting and audio crafts and technical skills to the School's Design & Production and Stagecraft
Experience in the following preferred: * standard audio, lighting and projection practices and current technologies for live theatre. * Shop management and organization, mentorship/supervision of graduate and undergraduate students, maintenance of equipment, inventory control and procurement of production supplies. * analog, digital, and wireless audio communications, and video-monitoring systems usage; and maintenance of conventional lighting, LED fixtures, moving lights, and control consoles * professional standards in conventional & automated rigging, fall arrest, and rescue plan practices.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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