Marian University Seeks Theatre Technical Coordinator

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Marian University Seeks Theatre Technical Coordinator


Theatre Technical Coordinator

College of Arts and Sciences

As part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and world views, Marian University seeks a Theatre Technical Coordinator.  The Technical Coordinator reports directly to the Director of Marian University Theatre.  This position is a full-time, year-round position.  The Marian University Theatre maintains an active schedule of performances, conferences, and other cultural events.  The Technical Coordinator will promote Marian University’s Catholic Franciscan Mission and Identity by creating conditions for the success of these events and maintaining the facility so that the academic integrity of the institution is preserved.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values and honoring the legacy of the founding congregation through transformative education, unity in diversity, leadership through service, integrating faith and life, and institutional policies.
  • Ensure that all users of the facility follow proper safety procedures and assist in conducting safety and training programs
  • Maintain and operate all theater systems and equipment
  • Monitor, maintain, and repair the equipment including audio, lighting, lighting fixtures, lighting cables (both power and signal), sound and rigging equipment
  • Provide technical support to groups using the venue
  • Assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure the effective use of resources and staff in the technical operations of the Theater
  • Train students in areas of lighting, sound, special effects, installation, safety, and security as appropriate
  • Assist in coordinating, scheduling, and overseeing student staff members

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Knowledge of theatre lighting and sound systems and equipment including: Paradigm, ETCnet, ETC Ion console, Behringer audio console, LED instruments, and SourceFour among others
  • Knowledge of stage operations including lighting and sound design, audio-visual design and stage rigging
  • Knowledge of methods, materials, equipment, practices, and procedures involved in theatre technical operations
  • Knowledge of hazards and safety practices involved in theater technical operations
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Superior organizational and time-management skills
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends


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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a cover letter, a current resume, contact information for three professional references, and responses to the supplemental mission questions.

Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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