Theater Assistant P/T

Laredo College
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 01, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Supports Department's operations by assisting with customer service requirements, such as ushering, ticket taking, and light general maintenance. Duties may also include assisting with set construction, bulk painting, running the light board or follow spotlights, opening/closing curtains and other duties as required.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
As directed by the Theater Director, Technical Theater Specialist, house manager, or storage manager, the employee must:
  1. Serve as an usher for theater events by wiping counters, vacuuming floors, taking tickets, handing out programs, box office assistance, seating elderly or handicapped customers, providing general information to the public.
  2. Assist with set construction, bulk painting, setting up and/or striking events.
  3. Serve as technician for events in such roles as light board operator, follow spot operator, opening/closing curtains, moving props and scenery.
  4. Monitor audiences to ensure they are complying with regulations regarding food/drinks/smoking/photography/audio or video recording, etc.


NOTICE: Required Documents
To be considered for this position, you are required to upload your high school diploma or unofficial transcript or GED certificate. If recommended for this position an official transcript(s) will be required. If a license or certificate is required for this position, upload proof of your current license/certificate.

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Two months of experience dealing with the public or a Customer Service Training certificate.
  • None.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • The Theater Assistant must reflect appropriate theater and customer service etiquette procedures.
  • Proficiency in Spanish and English preferred.
  • This individual must have a cooperative attitude and be able to communicate effectively with students, campus visitors, and college staff.

Additional Information

Supervision Exercised

Supervision Received
Theater Director and Theater Coordinator.

Physical Requirements
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move items weighing up to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment
Work is performed in a standard office environment. Work-inside a well-lighted and air-conditioned area most of the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

Required to work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Special Conditions
Immediate supervisor may assign other duties. May be required to work outside regular working hours, as needed. May be required to work at a different college work site or campus as needed.

EEO Statement
In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Laredo College is open to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, or national origin who are otherwise eligible for admission as students. Furthermore, Laredo College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and no applicant or employee will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability or national origin. This institution will not enter knowingly into any contractual agreement for services or supplies with any firm failing to follow fair employment practices.

Foreign Degrees
Foreign degrees require an evaluation for United States equivalency from an approved stated education agency or having membership with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached to your online application at the time of applying. For your convenience, we have provided the following links to assist you in complying with this requirement. However, you may use any other certified transcript evaluation service.

The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. LC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of the job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by LC at its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.