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Auditorium Technical Director (REPOSTED)

Northern Illinois University
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 1, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Safety & Security
Employment Type
Full Time
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Primary Function

This individual will manage all operations of the facility through phases of events, pre-event, event, and post-event, including staff supervision and training. This individual will direct and assist changeover staff, technical staff, as well as, assist in the event coordination. Responsibilities include directing, supervising and performing the work involved in the conversion of the Athletic Facilities for a large variety of events. This positions will directly manage the full-time Assembly Hall Physical Facility Supervisors and Part time staff.
Duties and Responsibilities (generally)

This position reports to the Director for the Convocation Center. This individual will directly manage the operations of the athletic facilities and have oversight of full and part time operation staff.

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 and ability to train staff in 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. This person must have the ability to read, write, speak, and understand English.
Minimum Required Qualifications for this position

1.possession of credential requirements for the Assistant Auditorium Technical Director year of work experience in a position equivalent to the assistant Auditorium Technical Director, as defined in this series, including the supervision of stage crew and technicians
Specialty Factors (Additional Required Qualifications)

Education and Experience Preferred

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

The incumbent must interact positively and professionally with supervisors, coworkers, subordinates, patrons, the Athletic Department, and guests. Contact with members of the university community must be positive and proactive, and emphasize quality customer service.

Working Hours
9-5pm, weekends and nights vary
Minimum Pay Rate (Hourly or Monthly)
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
Closing Date
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 and . 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.

  • 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

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
Is Background Check Required
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 .

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 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 or by contacting the Environmental Health and Safety Department at 815-753-0404 to receive a hard copy.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have college credit for course work in theater design and technology (such as courses in stage lighting, stage rigging, stage craft, scene design, sound systems, or technical direction)? If so, how many hours?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you have work experience in technical operations of theatrical productions? If so, how many years?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. List of at least 3 References
Optional Documents
  1. Military Discharge Documents ONLY (DD214/DD215/NGB22/DD256)
  2. Transcripts (unofficial with official required at hire)
  3. Transcripts #2 (unofficial with official required at hire)
  4. Transcripts #3 (unofficial with official required at hire)

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