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Technical Assistant Lighting Technician

Delta State University
Mississippi, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 9, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Performing Arts
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Delta State University

Technical Assistant Lighting Technician

Position Type: Staff

Department: Bologna Performing Arts Center

Posting Number: 201201371

Full or Part Time: Full Time

Tenure/Non-Tenure: Non-Tenure Track

Salary Basis: 12 month

-Support the direction of the BPAC Technical Director
-Run lightboard at rehearsals and performances (“events") as needed
-Facilitate hanging light plots and installing lights
-Assist with the lighting plot & install lighting plots for events
-Patching of lighting design
-Maintain the Delta & Pine Land Theatre and the McPherson Recital Hall performing spaces
-Research, maintain and repair equipment as needed
-Keep an accurate inventory of all equipment
-Inform supervisor of needed equipment and expendable goods
-Maintain a safe working environment, following standard theatrical practices
-Regularly inspect and report maintenance issues to supervisor
-In cooperation with BPAC Technical Director, assist in training and supervising part-time technical crew of bi-weekly and student workers
-In preparation for events, provide setup support of staging elements, including chairs, stands, platforms, risers, audio and lighting equipment, and musical instruments
-Participates in load-in, setup, operation, and load-out of equipment.
-Assist with tech and set-up needs for all BPAC programs and rental events
-Assist other BPAC staff as needed
-Willingness to offer front-of-house support and assistance as needed
-Learn to operate BPAC ticketing system
-Uphold BPAC and DSU mission through work performed
-Willing to work evenings, overtime, and weekends. Present as needed for all Main Stage performances, school-time matinees, and other events held within the BPAC
-Ability to lift 50 lbs, climb ladders, work at heights, safely handle rigging needs, and ability to stay on feet for extended periods of time

Bachelor’s degree in performing arts industry or related field (OR) experience working as a technical theater professional.Knowledge of ETC systems is a plus.

12 monthCommensurate with experience, qualifications, and university’s resources.

Minimum Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of ETC systems is a plus.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please include cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript and contact information for references.

Please include the names and contact information of at least 3 references. If you would like to add a letter of recommendation please upload them with your application under optional documents. You may also have them emailed to Once letters are received we will add them to your application materials.

Additional Information:

Open Date: 01/06/2023

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Click Here

Delta State University is committed to a policy of equal employment and educational opportunity. Delta State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status. This policy extends to all programs and activities supported by the University. jeid-2a17406ada65df4d8931dccd1e39f65f

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