This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: Technical
Under the guidance of the Manager, Performance Facilities / Technical Director, the Performance Facilities Technical Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of the physical mounting and technical supervision of productions, concerts and events held in the Recital Hall and Theatre Auditorium. This position performs all duties necessary to ensure the performance facilities run in an efficient and professional manner. The Technical Coordinator trains and supervises student technicians in the use of lighting, carpentry and staging equipment, and must be proficient in the operation of audio and projection equipment. The incumbent acts as the Chief Electrician and provides lighting designs. This position also acts as Technical Director for approximately two opera productions per year, one musical theatre production, and the Student Union’s annual Fashion show.
The ideal applicant will have graduated from a recognized Theatre Arts program or professional equivalency and have experience in technical direction, lighting, and basic stage carpentry. Motivational skills, along with the ability to recruit, train, and manage a large number of student staff, are also essential.
Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. The University welcomes applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Should you be interested in learning more about this opportunity please visit www.wlu.ca/hr for additional information and the online application system. All applications must be submitted online by July 11, 2014. Please note, a CV and letter of introduction will be required in electronic form.
Wilfrid Laurier University is poised to meet its future with vision, energy, and optimism. Excellence in education and research supports an academic community addressing critical business, economic, social, and environmental challenges. With 19,000 students and 2,100 faculty and staff across locations in Waterloo, Brantford, Kitchener, and Toronto, Laurier is a mid-sized university with small-school strengths: experiential programming, engaged alumni, high levels of student satisfaction, and a unique culture inspiring lives of leadership and purpose.