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Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210
New Lenox, IL
EDUCATION

Expires: 08/06/18

Job Dates

03/01/18

Pay

$10-14/hr, based on experience Contact for Details

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: Lighting Designer / Lighting Technician / Auditorium Technician
LOCATION: Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 Schools (East, Central, West)
Frankfort and New Lenox, Illinois
SUPERVISED BY: Fine Arts Center Manager

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
-working knowledge of lighting design and lighting tech/electrics
-working knowledge of stage rigging
-working knowledge of audio and sound reinforcement
-working knowledge of stage management/or production management
-working knowledge and clear understanding of professional standards of stage safety
-working knowledge of best teaching and leading practices for a student production team

POSITION OBJECTIVE: To manage/implement the lighting requirements of various district productions (musicals, plays, concerts) and outside rental events within the districts 4 auditorium spaces.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Assist coordinating the lighting demands of various district and outside rental productions.
2. Assist maintain safety and efficiency of all auditorium technical facilities: physical plant, stage rigging, shop/dock area, lighting, and sound equipment in coordination with the Fine Arts Center Manager.
3. Develop a working relationship with District Auditorium and Maintenance staff to support safety requirements for students and auditorium space.
4. Assist coordinating and supervise student technical crews and develop a training program to build an ongoing student technical crew.
5. Foster a professional relationship with all directors, production coordinators, and school personnel involved in productions, programs and events.
6. Work with students who have a range of academic levels and interpersonal capacities to develop individual skills as well as a group work ethic within the student stage crew.
7. Assist coordinating post-production strike and cleanup of all facilities, materials and equipment within two days of the performance.
8. Serve as the Lighting Designer who coordinates the design, tech, and implementation of lighting needs for a given production.
9. Attend all department / performance production meetings.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: The time commitment for each production varies based on the production needs. Hours vary, and will involve night and weekend work.

COMPENSATION: Regular hourly pay at the rate of $10-14/hr. based upon experience.

EVALUATION: Performance will be evaluated annually by the Fine Arts Center Manager.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk, use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee occasionally must squat, stoop or kneel, reach above the head and reach forward. The employee occasionally will be required to lift up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to tell differences among colors.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The noise level in the work environment is typical for a school environment. The employee continuously interacts with the public and other staff and frequently meets multiple demands from several people. Work is generally performed indoors. District 210 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested applicants should forward a resume, letter, and references to pspreadbury@lw210.org.


Contact

Patrick Spreadbury

Fine Arts Center Manager

pspreadbury(at)lw210(dot)org

(815) 717-3735

Business Address

1801 E. Lincoln Highway

New Lenox, IL 60451

Posted: 02/12/2018 20:31:12 EST

Last Updated: 02/12/2018 20:49 EST

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