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Descriptive Title: Assistant Technical DirectorREF#: WC-S-7776-13-02-S
Budget Title: Instructional Support Associate State Professional Position
Department: Theatre ArtsState Line#: 21002
Grade: SL-2Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: $23, 843 - $29, 125 @ .75 FTE
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree. In lieu of degree, four years of directly related full time experience, or a combination of higher education and experience totaling four years may be considered. Two years of full time production experience at a College/University. Mastery of scenic construction, lighting, and rigging skills. Knowledge of theatrical production procedures and techniques.
Preferred Qualifications: Additional years of full time production experience at a College/University. Two to three years of experience in Professional Theatre. Ability to instruct undergraduate and graduate students. Ability to work as a creative and collegial member of a production team.

Brief Description of Duties: The Assistant Technical Director is to oversee, maintain and provide both instructional and technical assistance in Theatre Arts and in the sculpture and ceramics studios.
  • Under the direction of the Technical Director, assist the students execute the safe and professional construction of scenery for the Department's productions.
  • Help train and supervise students in safe/proper shop and theatre equipment use.
  • Under the direction of the Technical Director, help supervise and execute the safe and professional hanging, circuiting, and focusing of the light plots for the departments productions.
  • Help supervise and maintain a safe and professional work environment in the scene shop and department theatres.
  • Help with the supervision of production load-ins and strikes.
  • Help with routine equipment repair and maintenance.
  • Participate in pre-production planning as it pertains to all elements of scenic design.
  • Attendance and supervision of technical rehearsals and performances as needed.
  • Help supervise and execute, under the direction of the Technical Director, the hanging and installation of audio systems for the department's production.
  • Provide technical support to the graduate student Cabaret Productions.
  • Oversight of South Campus Studios - ensuring all fire and safety regulations are followed. Report to the Department Chair on any problems. Assist in maintaining equipment and provide support as needed to Director of Studios.
  • Assist the Sculpture/Studio Technician in maintaining the Staller Center studios and classrooms as needed, making sure that health and safety rules are being followed in the MFA Studios, reporting to the Sculpture/Studio Technician and assisting in resolving any maintenance, health or safety issues arising in the MFA Studios. This may involve maintaining machinery, tools, etc.

Special Notes: This is a part-time position, approximately 28 hours per week, with a 10 month work obligation, the months of June and July are non-obligation months, days and hours vary. FLSA non-exempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Some night and weekend work may be required. Travel will be required to pick up orders from vendors.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter and resume to:

Laura Sisti, Assistant to the Chair
Theatre Arts Department

Staller Center, Room 2224
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5400



Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 03/04/2013, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

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Job Category: B) Administrative and Professional Positions (excluding teaching and patient/clinical care).
Posting Date: 02/18/2013
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