This is a Permanent, Part-time position.Category: Production
Province: Victoria, British Columbia
Position: Properties Coordinator
Deadline: October 21, 2020
Posted: October 5, 2020
Job Description / Duties
As the Head of Properties, this position is responsible for all properties requirements for Theatre Department productions and events including:
-evaluating properties requirements for theatrical productions and providing cost and resource analysis.
-acquiring properties through established industry procedures: designing and building, renting or buying.
-teaching theatrical construction techniques in a laboratory setting.
-managing the Theatre properties inventory including its maintenance, restoration and rental/loan process for the Department and theatre community.
Qualifications / Required Skills
Bachelor’s degree in Theatre with at least 5 years of experience providing technical theatre support in a professional and educational environment, and demonstrated in-depth knowledge, and understanding of
-Theatre production practice including safety standards.
-Use of properties construction techniques, including furniture design and construction, upholstery techniques, scenic painting, and special effects.
-Weapons and stage fighting techniques.
This position works in a unique teaching and event based environment and must be able and willing to work split shifts, more than 7 hours per day, and evening and weekends as required.
In accordance with the University's Equity Plan and pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference will be given to members of the following designated group(s). Candidates from the group(s) who wish to qualify for preferential consideration are encouraged to self-identify.
- Members of visible minorities
- Indigenous Peoples
Salary: FTE .85 $60,720 - $79,374 Salary posted reflects full FTE (will be prorated for part time)
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The University of Victoria is one of Victoria's largest employers and one of Canada’s best diversity employers.
The Department of Theatre, home of the Phoenix Theatre, is a nationally acclaimed learning institution for theatre arts with a highly regarded focus on experiential, hands on learning through the production process. The Phoenix Theatre Building includes three fully equipped theatre spaces, support shops and modern theatre equipment.