This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: Management
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The University Theatre Services (UTS) technical team is responsible for the efficient and effective delivery of technical support (i.e. lighting, sound, rigging and set) to clients of the University Theatre, Rozsa Centre and the Boris Roubakine. UTS provides technical services to over 200 clients per year and therefore the work is driven by constant multiple deadlines.
The Faculty of Fine Arts is currently looking for a Regular Full-time Stage Manager. This position reports to the Theatre Manager.
This position requires the ability to make decisions that directly impact services and department operations. The Stage Manager must assume the responsibility and initiative to maintain the facility and its equipment and to be able to resolve and handle stressful situations in a professional, independent and timely fashion. Work requires exposure to dangerous situations and has a high physical demand (i.e. ladder work at various heights).
Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):
• Primary Stage Manager for the University Theatre.
• Required to work in other roles in all facilities managed by University Theatre Services.
• Responsible for the co-ordination of all on campus events that occur in the University Theatre.
• Ensure the equipment in the facility is in safe working order.
• An undergraduate degree in a recognized technical theatre program or a diploma from a recognized technical college would be beneficial.
• Work experience will also be considered for this position.
• Professional working knowledge and understanding of theatrical lighting, sound and staging equipment/practices.
• Ability to respond effectively to the pressures of a live performance environment, which includes use of time management, communication and technical skills.
• Able to communicate and co-ordinate multiple daily event details effectively with clients and co-workers to achieve the desired result.
• Ensure the safety and security of clients and co-workers.
• Theatrical rigging knowledge is required and welding experience would be a definite asset.
• Canadian Red Cross standard first aid certificate would be an asset and Theatre Services will provide additional training for the successful applicant.
• Able to work comfortably with computers, both Apple and Windows platforms, and basic software.
• Able to work shift work, weekends and evenings as the booking schedule dictates.
Application Deadline: March 29, 2010
This position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit.
The position is part of the Technical Job Family, Phase II.
To find out more about the job families and competitive salaries at UofC including information on our comprehensive benefits plans and why we are A Great Place to Work and Learn please see : http://www.ucalgary.ca/hr/staff/support_staff/agreements/aupe_collective_agreement
Salary: The position is part of the Technical Job Family, Phase II.
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