The Lead Events and Conferencing Technical Assistant leads and performs the technical support needed for the productions of Phoenix Festival Theater (PFT), the College’s community theater initiative, and Harford Dance Theatre (HDT), the College’s community dance initiative, working closely with the Technical Director/Managers. This position maintains and ensures operational and safety procedures are adhered to. Historically, PFT produces three shows per year and HDT produces 4 shows per year and held in the Chesapeake Theater and Amoss Center.
Additionally, the Lead Events and Conferencing Technical Assistant assists in providing technical support for meetings and events held at Harford Community College, including the APGFCU Arena. Events include concerts, performances, sports tournaments, lectures, ceremonies, expos, conferences, and more.
Duties include hands-on set design and construction and stage assembly and breakdown; hanging, focusing, programming and running lights; setting up and running audio; working with fly house system items; rigging with motors; truss system assembly; equipment inspection to identify damage, excessive wear, and the need for replacement; maintaining and ensuring operational and safety procedures; load-in and load-out for events; communicating with vendors and clients; and performing other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Employees of Harford Community College, including instructors for online and virtual courses, must be residents of Maryland or the contiguous states of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia; non-residents are expected to relocate to meet this requirement.
Five or more years of experience providing technical support for theater productions and arena events, including an understanding of power distribution, lighting and electrics, audio, arena and theater rigging, truss, and staging is required. Applicants must have the ability to serve as a lead and oversee the work of crew members; ability to receive, communicate, and coordinate complex information; and the ability to dependably work a flexible schedule. Physical requirements include the ability to lift 50 lbs. without assistance.
Apply online by July 31, 2022.
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