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COTA Lead Performing Arts Tech II - Hrly/Int POOL

California State University, Long Beach
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jan 8, 2024

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

COTA Lead Performing Arts Tech II - Hrly/Int POOL

Job No: 523674
Work Type: Staff
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Temporary, Time Varies, Theatre Arts

Job Summary

This position provides technical support for performances, rehearsals, and other events in the College of the Arts.
Key Responsibilities
  • Serves as liaison between Senior Technical Lead and Production Lead, during rehearsals and performances
  • Operates and maintains lighting, sound, and recording systems for events in COTA.
  • Provides stage set-up, including movement of equipment, chairs, stands, risers, platforms, and shells. Also setting up of sounds and recording equipment.
  • Management of audience and house; supervision of usher crew
  • Interacts with client group and respond to event needs.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Independent performance of more complex projects in production specialty, including planning, organizing and construction/implementation for one or more productions. Work typically involves handling multiple priorities.
  • Work is performed independently with limited creative or technical direction. Approaches to projects and priorities usually are determined independently.
  • Ongoing coordination with faculty involved in the productions is central to work. Provides direct lab support to students involved in productions.
  • Thorough and specialized knowledge and experience in applicable production specialty. More sophisticated knowledge of design theory and principles to be able to translate design specifications, blueprints or drawings into costume, scene, lighting or sound production and effects.
  • Ability to independently manage production support projects and productions by breaking segments into working units that coincide with production needs.
  • Ability to work on more complex projects/designs and to work with more difficult materials and equipment, including the ability to select and use the most appropriate materials to meet production needs.
  • Ability to use more complex features of applicable software packages for production specialty. Ability to plan the layout and use of work areas.
  • Thorough knowledge of safety requirements and standards related production support specialty and stage operations and ability to train others in safety measures and ensure compliance with codes and regulations.

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
Education and Experience

Equivalent to 24 semester units of related college coursework and two years of related professional or technical experience required. Experience in operating stage equipment. Knowledge of stage construction and set design, types, and uses of lighting, sound counterweight, and other stage equipment. Knowledge of sound reinforcement, recording, and editing.

College of the Arts

The salary range for this classification is $21.54 to $38.97 per hour.
Time Base

Hourly/intermittent on-call temporary position. Temporary appointments may be cancelled at any time. Successful candidates may be appointed for a few days and up to one (1) year depending on the assignment. Temporary assignments may expire prior to the ending date.

Performing Arts Technician II
Application Procedures

Click Apply Now to complete the CSULB Online Employment Application.
Additional Information

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.
Equal Employment Statement

California State University Long Beach is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

To view the University's Annual Campus Crime Report go to: Copies of the report are available upon request. To request a copy, contact the University Police Department at (562) 985-4101.
Out of State Employment Policy

California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the" href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Application Closes: Dec 31, 2024 (11:55 PM)

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