This is a Permanent, Part-time position.Category: Technical
Purpose of Position:
Reporting to the Technical Director/Production Manager, the Theatrical Staging Technician will be responsible for assisting in the production and technical set up, of all live events in the Museum and the park (including but not limited to the Auditorium, Galleries, Atrium, and park spaces)
• Assist the Lighting Designers in the gallery lighting and theatrical lighting installations.
• Assist the Technical Director and Production Manager in setting up live events in the Museum.
• Assist in the loading and unloading of gear into the Museum as it pertains to live events.
• Assist performers in setting up instruments and equipment.
• Assist in audio installations throughout the museum
• Assist in the set up and operation of audio and visual equipment
• Liaise with the Performing Arts, Facilities and Exhibitions Departments to ensure that all work is done safely and properly.
Qualifications & Experience
• Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in live entertainment, preferably in the arts and culture sector.
• University or college degree or diploma, ideally in a Theatrical Technician program or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• 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.