This is a Temporary, Part-time position.Category: Technical
Purpose of Position:
Reporting to the Technical Director/Production Manager, the Lighting/Video Operator-Technician will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the lighting and video equipment in the Museum’s auditorium for all live and filmed events.
• Ensure that the lighting in the Auditorium is in good working order.
• Be responsible for the operation of the audio visual components (projector, switcher, cameras, patching) of the Auditorium.
• Ensure that the focus of the Auditorium’s lighting is for the day’s live events.
• Ensure that the Lighting Console is properly programmed for the live events and shows planned for the day.
• Assist in the testing and focus of the Auditorium projector.
• Assist in the load in/out of performing arts events.
• Assist in the setting up and dismantling of staging and gear.
• Assist in the installation of the lighting of the gallery spaces.
• Minimum 3 years of lighting and video experience in a not for profit organization, preferably in the arts and culture sector.
• A highly qualified lighting operator/technician, who is trained and experienced in the following fields:
- Lighting console programing and operation for conventional and automated fixtures.
- ETC Ion console.
- Web casting.
- Dimming systems.
- Basic Rigging.
- Audio Visual and its components (video patching).
- Theatrical Lighting.
- Basic theatrical/ live audio.
- Live switching and camera operation.
- Stage/Deck management.
- Power/ load calculations (Electrical Theory)
• Fall arrest certified and WHMIS certified; aerial lift tickets will be advantageous.
• Flexible work hours will be a requirement.
• Ability to lift in excess of 45lbs safely.
Please send your cover letter and resume to on or before August 15, 2014. The Museum thanks all those who apply, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Aga Khan Museum (AKM) in Toronto, Canada offers visitors a window into worlds unknown or unfamiliar: the artistic, intellectual, and scientific heritage of Islamic civilizations across the centuries from the Iberian Peninsula to China. Its mission is to foster a greater understanding and appreciation of the contribution that Islamic civilizations have made to world heritage. Through education, research, and collaboration, the Museum will inform and inspire audiences from all cultures by presenting art created in the Islamic world throughout the past fourteen centuries, along with current paths of artistic practice and cultural development. The Museum is scheduled to open in Toronto later this year.