Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Professional
Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff
Bachelor's degree in theater, production, event management, or a related field. Master's degree in a related field preferred. Four years' experience with technical theater, technical direction, technical production and demonstrated experience in event management is required. 5 years of experience preferred. Demonstrated experience working in a technical/event services field is required. Experience working with students in a higher education setting is preferred. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of education.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Guide staff in the management and execution of events. Provides advanced technical knowledge of facility's A/V, sound, and lighting technology.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Coordinates events services within the LSC. Provides supervision of technical services, including theatrical lighting, sound, and audio visual; recruits, trains, and supervises a student production crew, oversees technical setups and provides logistical support for events. Assist with consultation with clients who are planning events and assists with compiling cost estimates. Consults with clients who are planning events, compiles cost estimates. Produces the technical vision for events, including production, lighting, and sound design, as well as support documentation to guide staff in the management and execution of events. Assists in supervision and policy development of all technical operations and services. Maintains a visible presence at high profile events in the LSC. Develops leadership training, student development, and technical training activities for student employees in this unit. Hangs and focuses lights, including intelligent fixtures. Operates ETC, Grand MA lighting, or similar consoles and controls. Operates sound equipment, including live mixing, patching, and use of Yamaha or similar sound consoles. Performs minor technical repairs and general maintenance of lighting sound, and other equipment, including motorized rigging systems. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 25669
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For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," echoes across SHSU's eight colleges and beyond campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to student and to regional, state, national and international constituencies.
SHSU offers over 90 bachelor degree programs, over 55 masters and 11 doctoral programs, including the nation’s first PhD in Forensic Science, SHSU offers an exceptional college experience. SHSU is classified as a "Doctoral Research University" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. The Chronicle of Higher Education named Sam Houston State University among the nation's best universities to work for in nine consecutive years "Great Colleges to Work For" survey results.
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