With the Director of Production and Facilities manage activities of Production Department which include advance event/show planning, production staff management, scheduling and Lied Center audio, stage lighting, stage machinery and rigging systems operations and maintenance. Direct supervision of audio services serving as the audio expert for the Lied Center and training staff in the proper set-up and operation of audio system and live mixing techniques. Work takes place in many areas of performance venues including stages, auditorium, control booth and offices, loading and storage areas, scene shop, wardrobe room, lighting catwalks, stage rigging and flyloft and mechanical equipment rooms. Oversee production aspects of all events/show presentation (including Lied season and rental events) and technical needs for outreach activities at Lied and in other venues. Insure the proper training of production staff adherence to all applicable Health and Safety policies and practices. Travel with events and transport staff and equipment to events outside Lied Center, serving as driver when needed. Occasionally work at heights up to 80 feet.
Bachelor's degree plus four years professional audio system operation and maintenance experience required. Five years experience working in similar type/size venue with audio focus will be considered in lieu of the required bachelor's degree. Additionally, experience should include three years experience Live Audio Mixing (including digital mixing) and four years professional/educational theatre management experience. Supervisory experience including training of staff and staff scheduling and management required. Knowledge of all technical aspects of large multi-use performance venues and applicable safety regulations - including stage lighting and rigging essential. High level computer skills necessary.
Prefer: certification or professional training in audio management; experience supervising the maintenance of large complex audio systems and mixing live performances; professional or equivalent academic experience in staff management; operations/management of "road house" type venue similar in size and programming to the Lied Center; and extensive experience in theatrical lighting and/or stage rigging.
University of Nebraska - 19 months ago