Friday, June 13, 2008

Tucson: U of A Job opening, Theater Technical Assistant

Position Title

Theater Technical Assistant (On Call)



Job Number



3503-School Of Music  


Fine Arts  

Posted Rate of Pay

$10.00 - $12.845, Per Hour (DOE)  


Classified: On-Call (intermittent/seasonal)  

Job Open Date


Job Close Date

Open Until Filled

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(Continues until position filled)


Benefits Eligible


Full Time/Part Time

On Call  

Days and Schedule to be Worked

schedule varies  

Number of Hours Worked per Week

hours will vary  

Limited to current UA employees only


Documents, in addition to application, which are required for a complete application

Letter of Interest

Documents, in addition to application, which are required for a complete application


Additional Materials Required
(Include instructions for submission)


Position Summary

This on-call position will assist in setting up seating, equipment and stage sets, loading and unloading equipment from trucks, installing and operating lighting and sound equipment, and assisting in the construction of scenery.  

Duties and Responsibilities

- Assists in the construction and dismantling of stage sets using power and hand tools; moves scenery on and off stage.
- Sets up and positions seating, musical equipment and stands, microphones, backdrops and projection screens.
- Installs lighting equipment by following directions on lighting plot and focuses lighting.
- Runs lighting and sound boards for small events and routinely runs spot lights.
- Makes adjustments at rehearsal such as re-aiming lights and adding or re-positioning microphones.
- Loads and unloads equipment and props from trucks.
- Teaches students to build scenery with the use of hand and power tools; assigns work and monitors quality of work of students.
- Maintains tools and equipment in good working order by making minor repairs.
- Inventories and recommends purchase of supplies and equipment.
- Sweeps and mops floors.  

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Two years of theatrical/stage or costume production and maintenance experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.  

Additional Minimum Qualifications

Must have some experience working with a stage rigging system.  

Preferred Qualifications


Pre-employment Screening Requirements

The University of Arizona conducts pre-employment screening for all positions, which includes a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and work history. In addition, a check of names and identification documents is conducted on all new employees to ensure they are legally authorized to work in the United States.  

What kind of criminal background check is required for this position?

This position is non-security sensitive and requires a name-based criminal background check  

Supplemental Pre-Employment Screening


Job Category

Temporary and Part-time  

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