Arena Phys Fac Supv

Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 26, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Primary Function

This individual will oversee all operational phases of events, pre-event, event, and post event, including all staff supervision and training. This individual will oversee operations scheduling for building changeover staff, technical, as well as, assist in the event coordination. Responsibilities include supervising and performing the work involved in the conversion of the Athletic Department facilities for a large variety of events.

Duties and Responsibilities (generally)

This position is accountable to the Auditorium Technical Director and performs his/her duties in his/her absence or as directed. This individual supervises assigned Extra Help and Student employees.. The Arena Physical Facility Supervisor will work closely with all Convocation Center and Intercollegiate Athletics departments and staff to provide excellent guest service.

Minimum Required Qualifications for this position

CREDENTIALS TO BE VERIFIED BY PLACEMENT OFFICER
1. high school graduation or equivalent
2. three years of full-time professional experience working with stage equipment, scenery, draperies, grids, hardware, and props, and/or in the set-up and operation of arena, multi-purpose building, portable stage platform, or exhibition facilities
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES NEEDED TO UNDERTAKE JOB
1. knowledge of stage scenery, lighting, and props and a familiarity with equipment and materials pertaining thereto
2. skill in the use of hand tools
3. ability to work varying and unusual work schedules
4. supervisory ability

Specialty Factors (Additional Required Qualifications)

Education and Experience Preferred

Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
This position requires accuracy, attention to detail, and consistent follow-through. The individual in this position must possess leadership and supervisory skills and be willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays. Knowledge of electrical systems, sound system operation and maintenance procedures, theatrical lighting system operation and maintenance procedures, terminology and principles pertinent to electric, electronic, sound, and light equipment is essential.

In addition, this individual must have knowledge of staging, rigging safety, illumination, and properties; familiarity with equipment and materials pertaining thereto as well as be able to operate and maintain sound and lighting equipment appropriate to professional presentation of live-theater productions, addresses, concerts, sporting events, and similar programs.

List the knowledge, skills, and abilities critical to the performance of this position.

This position requires accuracy, attention to detail, and consistent follow-through. The individual in this position must possess leadership and supervisory skills and be willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays. Knowledge of electrical systems, sound system operation and maintenance procedures, theatrical lighting system operation and maintenance procedures, terminology and principles pertinent to electric, electronic, sound, and light equipment is essential.

In addition, this individual must have knowledge of staging, rigging safety, illumination, and properties; familiarity with equipment and materials pertaining thereto as well as be able to operate and maintain sound and lighting equipment appropriate to professional presentation of live-theater productions, addresses, concerts, sporting events, and similar programs.

Working Hours
Varies
Minimum Pay Rate (Hourly or Monthly)
$15.61
Hiring Rate Information

Actual hiring rate is commensurate with experience, education, and internal equity; position includes a robust benefits package to eligible applicants.

Posting Date
04/26/2021
Closing Date
05/07/2021
Priority Review Date

Special Instructions to Applicants
  • Fully complete the Education and Work History sections of the application. Be specific on your entire work history, including employment dates and duties for all positions held. Applicable part-time work experience will be considered toward qualifying for this position, however, it will be converted to a full-time equivalency to determine combined length of experience.
  • If you have education and/or training in excess of what is required, we encourage you to upload your unofficial transcripts.
  • After the posting has closed, your submission will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the classification, including any specialty factors associated with this particular position.
  • Please monitor your e-mail for further information regarding your application. Emails will be generated from jobs@niu.edu and CivilServiceTesting@niu.edu . Please add these emails to your address book to ensure timely delivery of any future communication.
  • We STRONGLY recommend that contact information used in your online profile be personal use, not professional/work information: personal email address, home address, and phone numbers. The information you provide is used to make contact on search updates, department referrals and interviews, etc. We must be able to relay sensitive and important information in a way that protects your privacy concerning job search activity, now and in the future.
  • ALL QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE SCHEDULED TO COME TO THE NIU DEKALB CAMPUS TO TAKE A STATE UNIVERSITIES CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION . At the time of testing, you will be required to present a photo ID. NOTE : If you have previously tested for this classification and wish to rewrite the exam to improve your score and register position, please contact the Civil Service Testing Office by the posting deadline.
  • Required documentation noted in the posting such as driver’s license, licensures, or certifications MUST be presented at the time of examination.
  • If eligible for Veteran’s Preference Points, DD214/DD215/NGB22/DD256 paperwork reflecting an Honorable Discharge MUST be uploaded to this application in order to receive the maximum eligible points on the Civil Service examination.
  • After testing of all qualified applicants has been completed for this position, the names with the top three scores will be referred to the hiring department for interview.
  • Click on Arena Phys Fac Supv for more information including salary ranges, typical duties, minimum acceptable qualifications, and testing requirements.
  • Please click Human Resource Services – Benefits for detailed information about Northern Illinois University’s benefits package.
  • Employment is contingent upon your passing a criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Link to Department Homepage
Convocation Center
Physical Demands

This person must have the ability to read, write, speak, and understand English. The individual must have the physical strength to assist in arena set-ups and tear downs, as well as be able to climb up and down stairs and ladders. The employee will regularly move/ lift up to 50 pounds and occasionally move/ lift up to 100 pounds, and will be exposed to loud conditions, and moving parts.

EEO Statement

In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Ethics and Compliance Officer, Title IX Coordinator
Health Services 230
TitleIXCoordinator@niu.edu
815-753-5560

Is Background Check Required
Yes
Visa Policy

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

ADA Accommodation

NIU remains committed to ensuring that its recruitment and application procedures include full opportunities for applicants with disabilities. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make accommodations for a person’s disability during either the application or interview process. An applicant who believes they require an accommodation to participate in the employment process due to a disability may request that accommodation through the Accommodation Request Form . For further assistance, please contact the office of Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Education ( AAEOE ) at ada@niu.edu .

Clery Act Information

NIU provides information regarding campus security, personal and fire safety, including topics such as: crime prevention, emergency response procedures and crime reporting policies, in addition to crime and fire statistics for the most recent three calendar years. The Annual Security Report containing security and safety information is available at www.safety.niu.edu/clery or by contacting the University Police Department and Public Safety Department at 815-753-9628 to receive a hard copy. The Annual Fire Safety Report is available at www.niu.edu/clery/fire_report.pdf or by contacting the Environmental Health and Safety Department at 815-753-0404 to receive a hard copy.

Quick Link
https://employment.niu.edu/postings/56411
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years of professional experience do you have working with stage equipment, scenery, draperies, grids, hardware, and props, and/or in the set-up and operation of arena, multipurpose building, portable stage platform, or exhibition facilities?
    • 0-3 years
    • More than 3 years
  2. Please provide the name of the employer and the dates of employment where you gained this experience. Please note that this information must be verified on an NIU application and/or resume.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of at least 3 References
Optional Documents
  1. Military Discharge Documents ONLY (DD214/DD215/NGB22/DD256)


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