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Harvard University Production Technician in Cambridge, Massachusetts

55338BRAuto req ID:55338BRJob Code:402016 Senior Theater Technician Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Production TechnicianSub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade ( :054Time Status:Full-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:

· 3+ years professional experience in technical theater

· 2-3 years professional experience working with artists of varied disciplines

Additional Qualifications and Skills:

· Bachelor's degree in technical theater preferred or 3+ years of equivalent professional experience

· Demonstrated knowledge of the practical applications of theatrical equipment, including electrical, audio-visual, and rigging systems

· Working knowledge of Office 360 or related, CAD (AutoCAD/Vectorworks)

· Previous experience in a University setting

· Valid driver's license

· Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

· Willingness to work flexible and irregular hours, sometimes for extended periods of time

· Familiarity with ETC control consoles/equipment

· Familiarity with theatrical computer applications (QLab, Adobe Creative Suite, Sound/Film editing software)

· Ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and staff from diverse backgrounds

Additional Information: All formal written offers will be made by FAS HR. Department:Theater, Dance & MediaPre-Employment Screening:DMV, IdentityJob Function:Arts Job-Specific Responsibilities:

· Maintaining a safe environment for faculty, artists, staff, students, visitors, and audiences by employing current health and safety standards

· Assisting with the technical design, construction, installation and implementation of production elements

· Supporting visiting artists during production-related activities including, but not limited to, production meetings, technical rehearsals, builds, load-ins, strikes, guest lectures, conferences, and special events

· Providing training to students in accordance with TDM Health and Safety Training policies/procedures

· Supporting technical rehearsals with oversight and supervision

· Ensuring proper maintenance of all TDM facilities and equipment to industry standards

· Helping to manage inventory records and purchasing requests

· Supporting classroom technology needs

· Participates in capital improvements, including research and implementation

· Performs other functions as required in the support of theater, dance, and media-based activities on campus

School/Unit:Faculty of Arts and Sciences EEO Statement:We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.Certificates and Licenses:A valid drivers license is required.Physical Requirements:· Ability to lift 50 lbs. overhead

· Ability to work at heights, including but not limited to catwalks, theatrical grids, laddersJob Summary:

Harvard's concentration in Theater, Dance & Media (TDM) seeks a new staff member for the concentration production team. The position assists the Production Manager and production staff in administering concentration technical theater policies, while providing TDM courses, concentration productions, and student thesis productions with technical support.