Friday, August 29, 2008

Tucson: Job Opportunity, UofA Theatre Technical Assistant

Theater Technical Assistant (Multiple Positions)  


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Position Title

Theater Technical Assistant (Multiple Positions)  

Job Number



3508-School of Dance  


Fine Arts  

Posted Rate of Pay

$9.022 - $14.00 per hour (depending on experience)  


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 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

The Theatre Technical Assistant will assist in the production of dance performances and will work under the direct supervision of School of Dance production staff.

This position will be available on-call for School of Dance productions throughout the fall and spring semesters, and may be considered for additional maintenance work during the summer break.

Multiple positions are available.  

Duties and Responsibilities

Typical duties may include:
* Helping the Lighting Director with lighting production and equipment.
* Helping the Sound Director with system operations and equipment.
* Assisting the Stage Manager with performance variables.
* Building and installing stage Scenery, special theatrical effects, etc.
* Cleaning and organizing the theatre to maintain performance conditions.  

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

* Ability and knowledge of hand-tools, power tools, and basic carpentry.
* Ability to lift 40+ pounds.
* Soldering / repair of cables and circuits.
* Sweeping, mopping, and cleaning.  

Preferred Qualifications

* Ability to see what needs to be done and do it.
* Ability to learn new skills.  

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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