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Stage-Deck Manager/Rigger (part-time contract) - Aga Khan Museum

This is a Temporary, Part-time position.

Category: Technical
Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Stage-Deck Manager/Rigger (part-time contract)
Deadline: August 15, 2014
Posted: August 5, 2014

Job Description / Duties

Purpose of Position:
Reporting to the Technical Director/Production Manager, the Stage-Deck Manager/Rigger will be responsible for the stage - for set up of gear, set, backline, rigging and assisting talent to and from the backstage.

Key Responsibilities:
• Ensure that the audio systems in Auditorium are in good working order.
• Ensure that the stage audio is set up correctly for the day’s live events (mics, DI’s, Patch cables, etc)
• Ensure that the rigging is safely done and adheres to industry best practice.
• 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 audio and video components of the gallery spaces.
• Assist with artist stage needs and ensure smooth stage transitions.

Qualifications / Required Skills

• Minimum 3 years of experience in a similar role in a not for profit organization, preferably in the arts and culture sector.
• A highly qualified Stage Manager / Senior Video Technician, who is trained and experienced in the following fields:
- Theatrical stage management.
- Corporate stage management.
- Festival stage management.
- Theatrical rigging.
- Audio Visual and its components (video patching).
- Theatrical Lighting.
- Theatrical carpentry.
- Basic theatrical/ live audio.
- Live music/instrument microphone placement.
- 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.

Additional Information



Contact Information

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.

Employer Profile

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.

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