Theatre Assistant, On-Call

Employer
Prince George's Community College
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Performing Arts, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Arts Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Auxiliary Services, Conference & Special Event Administration
Employment Type
Part Time
Job Vacancy Announcement

Position Title

Theatre Assistant, On-Call

Position Type

Staff

Department

Auxiliary Services and Event Management

FLSA

Non-Exempt

Union/Non Union

Non Union

Full Time or Part Time

Part Time

Grade

2

Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

$12.76 to 14.03/hourly

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)

Regular or Temporary

Temporary

Job Description Summary

Provide technical and logistical support to the events in the Center for Performing Arts.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. High School Diploma; up to one year of employment as a Theater technician or other equivalent experience at Prince George’s Community College Center for Performing Arts, or other performing arts venues.
  2. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.



Criteria

CRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Resume required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position .
  • Assist with checking in of guests, scanning tickets, coat check and seating guests during appropriate points in the performance and monitoring theater patrons for prohibited items such as food, recording and camera use.
  • Assist Box Office Coordinator with various tasks including ticket sales, answering customer questions over the phone and at window and preparing tickets for will call and creating signage for events.
  • Greet and provide excellent customer experience to all who enter the doors of the Center Performing Arts attending theater and gallery events.
  • Assist House Manager with artists hospitalities set-up, pre-show check list, monitoring of guests during events, post-show checklist and other duties as assigned.
  • Assist and perform activities, set-up, installation, and operation of requirements on the stage and in the Theater space during a work-shift or event and act as a point of contact between the group or organization using the CPA and other Theater Assistants.
  • Assist and perform in the cleaning of the stage and Theater spaces at the beginning of a work-shift or event and the restoration of the stage at the end of a work-shift or event.
  • Assist and perform in the set up and breakdown of all scenery and other technical/logistical requirements the work-shift or event may require.
  • Assist and perform in the shifting/manipulation of all stage scenery during a work-shift or event. • Assist in the safe entrance and exit of talent and individuals from stage, especially during a work-shift or event involving large numbers of people.
  • Assist and perform in related activities, set-up, installation, and operation of any special effects (i.e. stage fog) that may be required for a work-shift or event.
  • Assist and perform in related activities, set-up, installation, and operation of any rigging and/or fly system needs that may be required for a work-shift or event.
  • Assist and perform in related activities, set-up, installation, and operation of any lighting equipment that may be required for a work-shift or event.
  • Assist and perform in related activities, set-up, installation, and operation of any sound equipment that may be required for a work-shift or event.
  • Assist and perform in facilitating student learning and supervise student volunteers in the technical Theater area.
  • Represents the College in a professional, courteous, and friendly manner.
  • Assist and perform in the accommodations provided to disabled patrons.
  • Assist and perform with the Assistant Technicals and Supervisor Event Support Staff; and/or another Group or Organization’s Staff, in the execution of a work-shift or presentation of an event.
  • Assist and perform in monitoring the overall physical condition of the stage and the Theater spaces; coordinating or assisting in repairs as possible and reporting problems that cannot be corrected to the Assistant Technicals or Supervisor Event Support Staff.
  • Ensures safe egress of all aisles and exits of the stage and Theater spaces, maintaining a safe distance around objects for safety. •
  • Assist and perform in executing technical Theater maintenance and improvement of equipment, stage, and Theater spaces; coordinate and assist in repairing equipment or when necessary make appropriate arrangements to have equipment repaired. • Performs related work as required.
Job Requirements

  1. Must be available to work Monday through Saturday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. Work schedule subject to change based on the needs of the department.
  2. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  3. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
  4. A background investigation will be conducted prior to offer of employment. A signed authorization for release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.


Is Background Check Required?

Yes

Posting Number

PGCC161411/12

Open Date

09/30/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Yes

Background Check Statement

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Prince George’s Community College values the safety of its students, faculty, and staff. As part of that commitment, the College has announced effective October 21, 2021, all students, faculty, and staff must be vaccinated against COVID -19 or tested for the virus weekly. As a prospective or new employee, you will be required to comply with this mandate and all the necessary safety protocols, including wearing a mask. Please direct your questions related to the vaccination, testing, mask mandates, and requirements for exemptions to VMPO@pgcc.edu .

Application Status ; you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following best describes your level of completed education? (Education details must be included in your application.)
    • Master's Degree or above from an accredited college/university
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is equivalent to one year)
    • Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have up to one year of employment as a Theater technician or other equivalent experience at performing arts venues?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Briefly describe your experience referenced in the previous question. Do not enter 'See Resume'

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  5. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3


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