Job No: 501879; 07/23/2021
Applications are currently being accepted to establish a pool of qualified applicants. Applications for these temporary, hourly, on-call positions will be accepted on a continuing basis through 4/30/2022.
PERFORMING ARTS STAFF
College of Arts and Letters/A&L Productions
Salary Range: $14.00 - $140.00/Hourly
Work Schedule: Hours to be arranged; must be available for weekdays, weekends and/or evening performances; temporary appointment ends on/or before June 30, 2022; non-exempt classification.
Essential Functions: Under the direct supervision of the college Technical Director and the general supervision of the Dean of the College of Arts and Letters, the incumbent is responsible for ensuring the safety and security of the performing arts facilities, their contents, as well as facility users and patrons. Duties include: locking and unlocking facility; performing facility set up including stage preparation, installation of scenic elements, and set up and operation of audio and lighting equipment; use of stage fly systems; event support as backstage crew or as front-of-house crew; enforcing University policy, and operating procedures; preparing event forms to document facility usage, attendance, incidents, etc.; operating and using complex theatre and stage equipment; leading one or more crew areas; supervising student workers and/or student volunteers; and performing skilled work in various para-professional and technical tasks.
Required Qualifications & Experience: Knowledge and understanding of safety operating procedures of performing arts facilities and equipment, and the ability to enforce and execute those procedures. Must possess experience: in backstage work in the performing arts; accepting and carrying out instructions; meeting deadlines; and working in an educational environment. Have the ability to: prepare event activity documentation and reports; work efficiently, effectively and agreeably under pressure; work independently while still supporting the work of a team or stage crew; and manually lift 50 lbs. Demonstrated ability and interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who may apply for the position.
Desired Qualifications: Theatre Arts or related education. Three years theatrical production education, training and/or experience in constructing, operating, and maintaining stage equipment. Experience managing patrons; supervising crews and/or similar leadership experience; and providing support for special events.
Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on August 6, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.
Employment in these positions may expire on or before the expiration date or may be extended. Future temporary positions are contingent upon the availability of funds and operational needs of the University.
The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.
Closing Date/Time: April 30, 2022
Los Angeles, California