To enrich education through diversity, The College of New
Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong
commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and
strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to
- Assignments will vary depending on the event and crew, and will
include serving as crew supervisor, stagehand, stage manager, sound
technician, lighting or projection operator, recording engineer,
event supervisor, etc.
- Provide support operating, preparing and supervising the
facilities, performances, events and student workers in Performance
and Production venues on campus.
- Provide technical support and supervision for performances and
- Set up, programming, operation and strike systems, staging and
equipment for productions and events.
- Set up, programming, and operation of sound, lighting and
projection systems and equipment.
- Supervision of Shop Facilities in support of safe use of
- Support load in and strike for events.
- Crew supervision in support of performances and events such as
academic and visiting artist concerts, academic, student and guest
performances, lectures, recording sessions, academic ceremonies,
conferences, external rental events.
Persons with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations
in order to perform the essential functions of the position. If the
requested accommodation(s) cannot be made because it would cause
the employer undue hardship, the applicant may not be eligible for
- Minimum of one year of professional experience in one or more
of the following entertainment technology areas: stage management
and operations, live sound / recording engineering, theatrical
lighting and electrics, projections, video production, event
streaming, rigging, carpentry, safety, etc.
- Ability to mentor and supervise crew of student technicians,
and interface with front of house and event producer teams.
- Creative problem solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot
operations, connectivity, signal flow, and production systems.
- Strong organizational and communication skills as required to
support and prioritize multiple sometimes conflicting
- Demonstrated ability to work independently, analyze needs, and
make decisions related to the needs of events and clients.
- Demonstrated ability to train, supervise and mentor student
- Ability to develop, read, understand and communicate production
plans to constituents.
- Schedule that will accommodate flexible event needs with the
understanding that many events take place on evenings and
- Experience and comfort working with strong personalities while
maintaining a calm demeanor and easy going attitude.
- Experience maintaining a safe working environment for crew,
performers and audiences.
- High School Diploma.
- Software experience with Qlab, recording software such as ETC
lighting tools, Protools, Logic, Sequoia, Yamaha sound console
remote control, etc.
- Ability to work effectively as a part of the production
- Work experience in event production in an educational
- Work experience at TCNJ or in similar performance venues.
- Bachelor’s or advanced degree in a related field.
- Must be able to effectively work in a darkened backstage
- Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
- Must be comfortable working on stairs, ladders and lifts, at
heights exceeding 35 feet.
- Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful
completion of background check and reference checks.
TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national
recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ
has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and
is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive
colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75
"Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of
American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the
northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report.
TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the
Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa
chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and
universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the
foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts
& Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social
Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and
Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a
commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by
train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is
set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known
for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings.
Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a letter of
interest, resume (CV), as well as the names and contact information
for three professional references. Applications will be considered
until a viable finalist has been found.
In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70,
effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain
positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey
residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet
the requirements listed.