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Theatre Technical Coordinator

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Theatre Technical Coordinator


Theatre Technical Coordinator
Marian University, a Catholic Franciscan institution of higher education, invites applications for the position of 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 assists in creating conditions for the success of these events and maintains the facility so that the academic integrity of the institution is preserved.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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
Ensure that staff and other users of the facility follow proper safety procedures and assists in conducting safety and training programs
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:

Knowledge of and commitment to the mission and values of Marian University
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

Founded in 1937 by the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Indiana, Marian University is the only Catholic university in Indianapolis and central Indiana. In 2019, Marian is serving more than 2,400 undergraduate and 1,160 graduate students earning degrees in the arts, business, education, engineering, math, medicine, nursing, ministry, and the natural and physical sciences. The university’s high-impact, experiential curriculum is designed to provide hands-on, collaborative learning opportunities for students from 45 states and 23 nations. Marian climbed in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Midwestern rankings to be named #6 Most Innovative Regional University, #15 Best Value University, and #30 Best Regional University. Marian University opened its College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013, making it the first new school of medicine in the state of Indiana in 110 years. Marian’s national champion varsity athletic programs include the 2012 and 2015 NAIA Football National Championship, the 2016 and 2017 NAIA Women’s Basketball Championship, and more than 40 USA Cycling national championships.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.   Applications require a current resume, a cover letter, and names and contact information of three current references.  Only complete applicant packets submitted to will be considered.

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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