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Head of Lighting - Red Deer College

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Technical
Province: Red Deer, Alberta
Position: Head of Lighting
Deadline: October 19, 2016
Posted: September 30, 2016

Job Description / Duties

The Head of Lighting is responsible for all lighting requirements in the Arts Facilities for internal and external events. This position is responsible proving information and expertise to internal and external clients; this may include consultation with faculty on School of Creative Arts productions. This person will act as a lead for the department providing day-to-day guidance to the Lighting Technician and Practicum Students working in this area. Additional responsibilities include:

Provides excellent customer service and support in the consultation with client groups to determine lighting requirements for event.

Responsible for selecting which instruments will be used, what colour, focus etc.

Responsible for liaising with the Technical Director, Arts Facilities Manager and Faculty about issues regarding the technical aspects and requirements of the show and venues.

Provide appropriate technical support during the rehearsal of projects.

Setup, run and strike events

Attendance, as required, at client group planning meetings (internal and external) to provide expertise and input with respect to lighting for events.

Provides input to the Arts Facilities Manager for annual Capital requests for the Lighting Department

Plans and implements weekly, semi-annual and annual maintenance program for all lighting equipment

Keep up to date with the latest health and safety requirements as it relates to the theatre industry and ensure necessary implementation.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Two (2) years of post-secondary training in technical production or live event production

Certificate required: Fall arrest, aerial lift operation, aerial lift certifier

Three (3) to five (5) years of relevant experience

One (1) to two (2) years working as an operational supervisor

Knowledge of multiple theatre disciplines

Electrical safety

Proficient experience and knowledge of Light board programming

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Able to work as a member of a diverse team

Ability to represent Red Deer College professionally, competently and to a consistent standard

High degree of attention to detail

Ability to think creatively, independently and problem solve.

Strong Customer Service Skills

Additional Information

Applicants must apply on RDC's employment site


Salary: $60,661/Year

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RDC has been a leader in education focused on student success for more than 50 years. The College plays a pivotal role in the community by providing facilities, expertise, leadership and innovation that assist in the economic, social, cultural, recreational, athletic, and educational development of Red Deer and Central Alberta.

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