Event Support Technician

University of Alaska

Event Support Technician

• Job No:
• Classification:Administrative Specialist 3
• Grade:Grade 79
• Work type:Hybrid, On Campus, Staff Full-time
• Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
• School/Business unit:UAA College of Arts & Sciences
• Location:Anchorage
• Categories: Recreation/Event, Arts/Museum

Position Summary:
The Theatre and Dance Department at the University of Alaska Anchorage is seeking applicants for an Event Support Technician. This role directly supports events in the Fine Arts Building helping them to operate smoothly both in front of house and behind the scenes. This position is open internally to current UA employees or those otherwise eligible to apply to internal postings.

Production is at the very center of our award-winning Theatre & Dance program. Each season we produce plays and dance concerts in our Mainstage Theatre and Jerry Harper Studio Theatre. From ordering and/or picking up materials for the production shops to supervising and training student workers to rigging lights, this position will keep you busy managing the scene, prop, and costume shops. You'll manage the Box Office as well as assist with lighting, sound, and management of the three performance venues in the Fine Arts Building.

To be successful in this role, you should have a background in Event Production, Box office Management, and House Management. Having knowledge of or familiarity with electronics, carpentry, rigging, and technical theatre is essential. You should be able to supervise student workers, and keep yourself and the shop organized while meeting deadlines. Work schedule may include evening or weekend hours.

Minimum Qualifications:

Event Production experience as well as experience working in a Front of House position for a performing arts center. Experience as a construction coordinator or Master Electrician, and have experience in constructing scenery for theatre or film and theatrical rigging systems. Must possess a valid Alaska driver's license (must meet and maintain UA safe driver verification criteria).

Position Details:

This position is located on the University of Alaska Anchorage campus in Anchorage, AK. Flexible on-site/hybrid work arrangements may be considered in accordance with UA regulations. This is a full-time, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and https://www.alaska.edu/hr/benefits/support/prospectiveemployees.php. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the https://www.alaska.edu/hr/benefits/compensation/files/fy24_staff_salary_grid.pdf, Grade 79, based on education and experience.

This position is open internally to current UA employees or those otherwise eligible to apply to internal postings.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. Review of application materials will begin immediately. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified.

This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: http://www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Dan Anteau, Department of Theatre and Dance, at mailto:danteau@alaska.edu.

Applications Close: Open until filled

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Anchorage, AK

21 day(s) ago

Closing Date 2024-11-14