Responsible for oversight and technical coordination of lighting, sound, staging and other theatrical needs for productions scheduled at the Lincoln Center facility, and administration of the personnel required to execute those performances.
Operates, maintains and safeguards the assets of the venue’s Theater facilities, including development of policies and procedures, supervision and support of personnel, and the use and maintenance of theater spaces, infrastructure and equipment. Assures that all work is carried out to the highest safety standards.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The following duties and responsibilities are illustrative of the primary functions of this position and are not intended to be all inclusive.
Reviews current and future lighting and sound equipment needs and recommends equipment purchases.
Formulates and implements plans for improvements to facility.
Maintains facility and equipment by performing basic electric, electronic, and mechanical repairs and placing orders for equipment, supplies, and materials.
Oversees all front and back of house staff involved in producing performances.
CLIENT SUPPORT AND RELATIONSHIPS
QUALIFICATIONS The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and abilities required to perform the necessary functions of this position.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in Theatre, Performing Arts or related area plus a minimum of five years of experience in technical theatre operations, specifically relating to lighting and sound operations, and management of theatrical personnel; Master's degree in Theatre, Performing Arts or related area preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid driver's license.
Carpentry and electrical trades skills highly desired.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
When performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.