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Theatre Facilities Assistant - York University

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Technical
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Theatre Facilities Assistant
Deadline: October 31, 2012
Posted: October 19, 2012

Job Description / Duties

York University's Faculty of Fine Arts is one of North America's premier educational and research institutions for the visual, performing and digital arts. The largest, most comprehensive program of our kind in Canada and the only fine arts faculty in the province of Ontario, we bring together more than 3,450 undergraduate and graduate students and 260 full-time and part-time faculty working at the leading edge of fine arts practice and scholarship.
The Faculty of Fine Arts offers in-depth academic studies (history, theory, criticism) and intensive, hands-on professional training in all the fine arts: dance, design, digital media, film, music, theatre and visual arts/art history. Degree programs include the BA, BFA, BDes, MA, MFA, MDes and PhD, plus graduate diplomas and joint MA/MBA and MFA/MBA programs with York’s Graduate Program in Arts and Media Administration.

In this excellent temporary part time opportunity, the Theatre Facilities Assistant provides general facilities support to the faculty and students in the Theatre production. This includes supporting the safe operation of Theatre facilities, coordinating and / or completing preventative maintenance activities; communicating with others to obtain information on safety protocols and placing orders

Qualifications / Required Skills

High School Diploma

2 years related experience. Experience working in a teaching environment would be considered an asset. Having participated in a trade apprenticeship program would be considered an asset. Having worked in a technical capacity in a theatre production environment would also be considered an asset.

Demonstrated skills including:
Ability to work independently and set priorities. Ability to inspect and clean shop equipment. Ability to accurately interpret safety procedures and recognize infractions.
Effective interpersonal skills, including flexibility, tact and courtesy.
Ability to exercise good judgment and initiative.
Ability to deal calmly, courteously and effectively with people. Good written communication skills.
Ability to work accurately and effectively under pressure.
Demonstrated computer skills including:
Email (lotus notes). Basic Spreadsheets (MS Excel).

Additional Information

How to Apply: To apply to this exciting opportunity and for full position details, salary information, qualifications and application procedures we invite you to visit our career page at www.yorku.ca/jobs

Please email a complete application package, which includes an application form, covering letter and resume, and quote Posting Number 8142 in the subject of the email to jobs@yorku.ca.

Thank you for your interest in York University. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. York University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.


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York University offers a world-class, modern, interdisciplinary academic experience in Toronto, Canada’s most multicultural city. York is at the centre of innovation, with a thriving community of almost 60,000 faculty, staff and students who challenge the ordinary and deliver the unexpected.

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