ABOUT CAL STATE EAST BAY:
Cal State East Bay's beautiful main campus is located in the
Hayward hills with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay
shoreline. Situated above the city of Hayward, the campus offers an
ideal setting for teaching and learning and yet easy access to the
many cities along the bay. The University has a satellite campus in
Concord, a professional development center in Oakland and a
significant presence online. Founded in 1957, Cal State East Bay is
one of 23 universities of the California State University system
(CSU). With an enrollment over 15,800 students, Cal State East Bay
is recognized as a regionally engaged and globally oriented
university with a strong commitment to academic innovation, student
success, engaged and service learning, diversity, and
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Salary Range: $3,098.00/month to
Cal State East Bay offers a broad range of benefits that
includes medical, dental, vision, retirement (CalPERS), 401k, 457,
403(b), dependent and health care reimbursement accounts, life
insurance, vacation and sick, 13 paid holidays, one personal
holiday and tuition fee waiver.
For more information on the benefits program, please
ABOUT THE POSITION:
This position works with the faculty in performing classroom
demonstrations regarding shop tools and theatre mechanics.
Works with the faculty to provide training and supervision of
students involved in the production courses. Generally, the
courses involve the building and installation of scenery, props,
lighting, sound, special effects, rigging and similar technical
Provides technical support and student and staff guidance for
design aspects of departmental productions, particularly carpentry,
painting, rigging, drafting and props. The position also
includes some work with lighting, sound, and special effects.
Assists in maintaining University Theatre technical systems.
Assists in the management and coordination of staffing theatre
technical operations associated with presentations in the theatre
by on-campus and outside users.
PLEASE NOTE: This is a 10/12 pay plan position. The
incumbent will work 10 months out of the year (August - May) with
the salary spread over 12 months.
Lead construction of sets, props and
- Train and lead student construction crews populated by the
production courses (T381/T382) and other production related
- Lead intermittent employees in construction, painting and
- Evaluate designs for construction, materials and budget,
including technical drafting as needed.
- Lead construction, installation, and finish of designs,
including counterweight rigging.
- Maintain a safe work environment.
Assist in planning and installation of all technical
elements for departmental productions
- Assist with installation of lighting, sound, effects and
projections for department productions.
- Assist faculty in training and supervising student run crews
for departmental productions.
Organization of shops, stage and related technical areas
for safe and efficient operations
- Purchase, stock and maintain materials and tools, especially
for the scene shop.
- Maintain spending budget for production materials.
- Maintain safety equipment and procedures for a safe working
- Advise on replacement and/or renovation of theatre systems and
- Maintain neat and organized shops and storage areas for tools,
supplies and equipment.
- Maintain dumpsters in loading dock and ensure loading dock is
Assist outside users of University Theatre
- Evaluate technical needs for outside users.
- Train and assign staff, including student staff, for events in
the University Theatre.
- Periodically supervise events in the University Theatre
- Oversee the renting and borrowing of Department assets
including the pulling and restocking of borrowed items.
Note: Some duties will require working nights
- Stage design related to scenery, lights, sound, props
and special effects.
- Scheduling, organizing crews, budgeting, purchasing, and
technical operations of the theatre.
- Selecting and using materials, tools and equipment of
- Using computers for stage technology applications.
- Draft and read plans for stage construction and installation,
including use of Vectorworks and/or AutoCAD.
- Analyze scripts and production designs for budgeting,
construction and performance.
- Construct stage scenery using standard stage carpentry for wood
and metal construction.
- Provide general maintenance of tools and equipment used in
stage technology applications.
- Construct and organize props.
- Hang/focus lights and operate a computer light board.
- Set up multi-channel sound for PA and recording.
- Operate digital projectors.
- Lead and organize student crews in technical operations of
- Advise faculty, theatre users, and artistic personnel about
safe and affordable technical solutions to production needs and
Valid California driver’s license required.
- One to two years of experience working for a theater, repertory
or stock company engaged in the applicable production specialty
such as costume construction, stage and set construction, lighting
production, and/or sound/audio production. (This background
normally would be achieved through professional training or
applicable college coursework and practical experience.)
PREFERRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
CONDITION(S) OF EMPLOYMENT:
Satisfactory completion of a background check (including
LiveScan, as appropriate), that may include, but is not limited to:
criminal records check, verification of academic credentials,
licenses, certificates, credit history, professional references
and/or verification of work history is required for
employment. Cal State East Bay will issue a conditional offer
of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if
the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it
is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified
information. Unsatisfactory results may also affect the continued
employment of current Cal State East Bay employees who were
conditionally offered the position.
All background checks are conducted through the university's third
party vendor, Accurate. LiveScan is conducted through the
University Police Department.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Cal State East Bay does not
discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age,
ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration
status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual
orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to
the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a
stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.
All California State University campuses, including Cal State
East Bay, are smoke and tobacco-free. For more information,
please visit our website at http://www.csueastbay.edu/smokeandtobaccofree/
In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus
security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of
Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the Cal State East
Bay Annual Campus Security Report is available at: http://www.csueastbay.edu/upd/safety-and-security-reports.html
Cal State East Bay is not a sponsoring agency for Staff or
Management positions and we are not an E-Verify employer.
The incumbent in this position may be considered a mandated
reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
and will be required to comply with requirements set forth in the
CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
CSU VACCINATION POLICY:
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing
campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a
medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates
advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to
comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found
at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and
questions may be sent to email@example.com.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please visit www.csueastbay.edu/jobs and under New Employment
Site, please click on Faculty,
Staff and Management Employment Opportunities.