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Temporary Theatre Technician Local Crew Positions – CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT


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DepartmentAcademic Affairs – 30000
Vacancy Number
Working TitleTemporary Theatre Technician Local Crew Positions – CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT
Job/Career Band Title
Competency Level
Job CategoryUnspecified
FLSA for Positionsubject to
Brief Summary of Work for this Position

UNCW’s Office of the Arts serves the UNCW campus and the Wilmington community by shining a spotlight on the intellectual life of the campus through diverse and unique cultural programming. The Office of the Arts curates the UNCW Presents Series, manages Kenan Auditorium, and advocates for the arts on UNCW’s campus and in the Wilmington community, in collaboration with the five academic arts departments and community partners. UNCW’s Office of the Arts participates in the cultural life of the region as a member of the NC Presenters Consortium and Arts North Carolina.
UNCW is seeking applications of interest from candidates for temporary local stage crew positions to help with the variety of upcoming performances. We encourage applicants to submit an application for these positions if interested and qualified. Please include a cover letter that indicates the type of position interested in based on descriptions noted below. Review of applications will be ongoing and as needed for performances.
Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include assisting with the assembling, disassembling, and maintenance of stages during theater productions. The positions receive general supervision from the Technical Director and have no supervisory responsibilities unless specifically appointed by the Technical Director.
Other Important Functions Include:
•Clothing processes, sewing, cleaning, pressing and steaming, familiarity with construction and repair of costumes and accessories; OR knowledge of wig and hair processes
•Load and unload materials from trucks
•Assemble and disassemble parts
•Set up lighting, props and microphones
•Move and rearrange furniture
•Unload and set up road cases
•Perform spotlight operation during shows
•Construct and paint set pieces
•Set up risers and musical equipment
•Ensure props are affixed properly
•Assist with video, sound and light production
•Disassemble and store set pieces
•Ensure props are present at the beginning of a scene and taken away at the end
•Set up flats
•Dismantle scenery and other set pieces
•Work with electricians and lighting assistants
•Set up lights and microphones
•Operate sound and lighting systems
•Build and install scenery
•Operate scenery-moving machinery
•Clean stage and backstage before and after each production
•Handle, wash and repair wardrobe
•Other duties as assigned
Knowledge of:
•English grammar, spelling and punctuation
•University infrastructure, policies and procedures or ability to learn quickly
•General methods and problems related to theatrical production; Familiar with basic stage directions, terminology and theatrical equipment and materials
•Design principles and the ability to translate specifications, blueprints or drawings into real-world solutions if needed
•Maintenance procedures for lighting and/or sound equipment and routine theater maintenance
•Knowledge of stage properties, familiarity with construction of sets and scenes; OR knowledge of stage lighting techniques, controls and follow spot use; OR knowledge of sound techniques; OR knowledge of video production and playback techniques; OR knowledge of stage rigging techniques
•Safety rules and standards pertaining to backstage theater work
Ability To:
•Work independently in the absence of supervision
•Understand and follow oral and written instructions
•Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
-making observations
-communicating with others
-reading and writing
-recognizing and responding to questions
-operating assigned equipment
•Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities that may include the following:
-sitting/standing for extended periods of time
-lifting and/or moving at least 50 pounds
-operating assigned equipment
•Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
•Maintain mental capacity that allows the capability of:
-making sound decisions
-answering questions
-demonstrating intellectual capabilities
•Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
We are seeking people to fill the following temporary local crew positions:
•Wardrobe – is responsible for supervising all wardrobe related activities during the course of the production run. These duties may include laundry, primary dressing assistance, and quick changes. All wardrobe personnel must be proficient at sewing and be able to make quick repairs on the fly. All wardrobe personnel must be proficient in the use of steamers, irons, laundry facilities (washer/dryer), sewing machines and hand darning equipment.
•Carpenters – Carpenters are hired to help load in scenic elements for the production. Duties include unloading trucks, unpacking boxes, loading in scenery, repairing or constructing scenic elements, moving furniture or large scenic props, work as run crew for productions, load out. Carpenters are expected to be able to fill in other roles, such as electrician, flymen, rigger, etc. as needed. Carpenters are expected to provide their own hand tools.
•Flymen – A fly crew is a group of people who operate a fly system from its locking rail during a theatrical production. The responsibilities of a fly crew include bringing battens in and out, keeping the fly system linesets in balance, and ensuring that the fly system’s rope locks are applied when the associated linesets are not moving. Each member of the crew is called a flyman. Loaders are flymen who work high above the stage in the grid, adding or removing counterweights from the fly system arbors.
•Riggers – Assists in the delivery, set up, operation, dismantling and striking of rigging and rigging equipment needed for clients’ live events. Often includes rigging for video systems, audio systems, lighting systems, and scenery. Other duties include ensuring the safe setup, use, and maintenance of rigging equipment used during for concerts and special events, hangs points, calls bridles, ties knots, hangs soft goods and hard set pieces, operates rigging equipment during load-in, show, and load-out, identifies any additional rigging equipment that may be required, ensures compliance with health and safety regulations, always adheres to safety standards for rigging equipment and uses safe working methods, may work as crew during event, operating spotlights, assisting sound crew, moving backline, scenery, etc., unloads trucks and moves gear to set up location in accordance with instructions and strikes equipment upon completion of event, packs equipment cases and loads trucks.
•Electricians – Theater Electricians are responsible for all non-design aspects of the lighting in a theatrical production. They may be also responsible for special effects (such as fog) and powering other electrical items (such as motors) used in production. Electricians install (hang), point and shape the beam (focus), and connect to power (circuit) lighting instruments. Additionally they may add gel to color the light, patterns (or gobos) to create texture or shape a light into a picture, and accessories that give the designer the ability to change some aspect of the light, such as scrollers (color changers) or pattern effects (gobo rotators).
•Master Electrician – The Master Electrician, M.E. or “Chief Electrician”, supervises all other Electricians working on a production or show. They are sometimes referred to as the Head Electrician or in a touring house, the House Electrician.
•Lighting Programmer – The Lighting Programmer is a person familiar with the lighting board being used who sits next to or in communication with the lighting designer during “tech”. He or she is responsible for programming in the lighting cues as dictated to him or her by the lighting designer. This saves the designer the time and attention of using the light board and allows him or her to concentrate on building the cues. Often this person is the Light Board Operator for the show’s run.
•Light Board Operator – The Light Board Operator, Lighting Operator, Board Op or just LX Op is the person who executes cues for a production. They may need to be able to write cues for their lighting board, and to make adjustments quickly to account for equipment failure, or people being in the wrong location. For some live events, such as concerts, this person may also be creating cues and looks on the fly, and functioning both as an operator and a designer simultaneously. Experience with ETC Eos family is expected.
•Audio Crew – The Audio Crew is responsible for the load-in, set-up, and load-out of all things audio/video related. Duties include the unloading and set-up of speakers, monitors, mixing boards, microphones, projectors, projection screens, cameras, and the running of all necessary cable. The audio crew is also responsible for trouble shooting any problems that may occur involving sound and video. The audio crew may also serve on the run crew.
•Soundboard Operator (A1) – The Soundboard Operator is the head of the Audio Crew. The Soundboard Operator is responsible for all sound engineering required during live performances. The Soundboard Operator must have extensive knowledge and training in live sound production. The Soundboard Operator is responsible for all signal routing, live mixing, and execution of any sound cues that are necessary for the production. Experience with Yamaha M7CL Digital Consoles or similar is expected.
•Props – Props personnel are responsible for the maintenance, and repair of all props pieces associated with the production. Duties may also include organization of props table, making sure each prop is functioning properly, making sure each prop piece is set properly, and serving as run crew. Props personnel must be highly organized and have experience in carpentry and craft making.

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

•Some experience required
•Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
•Must be able to lift at least 50lbs

Certifications or licensure required to perform the essential functions of the position
Preferred formal education or training, professional skills and work experience

•Experience in Theater or Film preferred
•Audio, lighting, rigging and video preferred
•Degree in Theater or Film preferred

Work HoursVaries
Work DaysVaries
Hours Per WeekVaries
Type of Position
Recruitment Range$10 – $15/hour Depending on Position Offered
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please note, this is a temporary position. The length of the assignment will be based on department need with the possibility of continuation. Employees in temporary positions are not considered permanent state employees and do not earn leave. Temporary employees are subject to the Affordable Care Act guidelines.

To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application before you apply for this position. This is an applicant pool posting. Please be advised that prior applicants need not apply.

To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’ section of the application before you apply for this position. Also, please provide a cover letter that describes which specific skill set you are interested in and your work experience that will support being successful in this role.

For more info/to apply visit http://jobs.uncw.edu. Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.

Job Posting Date10/11/2018
Posting Close Date
EEO Statement

UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified persons from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Classroom Assistant II (Part Time-4 Positions)


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Recruitment/Posting TitleClassroom Assistant II (Part Time-4 Positions)
Posting Number18TM0693
DepartmentCtr-Strategic Urban Ldrshp-Cmd
Overview
Posting Summary

The Classroom Assistant will support the classrooms serving children from ages 0-3 years and creating and maintaining a safe and stimulating environment for young children. This position is responsible for daily care of the children enrolled in his/her class. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: physical caregiving, following an age appropriate daily plan, and facilitation of supportive relationships with co-workers, parents, and students. The Classroom Assistant II ensures, supports, and promotes each child’s safety, health, and development in cooperation with their families and other early childhood professionals in a manner consistent with NAEYC, NJDHS and child care licensing regulations

Position Status
Hours Per Week19.5
Daily Work Shift
FLSANonexempt
Position Salary$10-$12 per hour
Payroll DesignationPeopleSoft
Terms of AppointmentTemporary Staff Appointment – Hourly

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience

AA degree, preferably in the field of Early Childhood Education of Child Development from an accredited public or private institution of higher education. Child Development Associate (CDA) credential for Preschool Caregivers required or an equivalent credential that addresses comparable competencies; or must obtain the credential within one year of employment as a Classroom Assistant II.

Preferred Qualifications
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must have (or be willing to obtain) training and experience necessary to develop consistent, stable, and supportive relationships with very young children. Ability to work as part of a multi-program/disciplinary team in providing a variety of services to children and families. Experience working with children from low income families. Valid First Aid/CPR card, food handler’s card, negative TB test, and clear criminal background check required.

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Posting Open Date
Posting Close Date
Open Until FilledNo
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional CampusRutgers University-Camden
Home Location CampusRutgers University-Camden
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Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

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Working TitleOsteoporosis Prevention & Treatment Ctr Student Worker
Anticipated Starting Academic TermFall
Job TypeStudent
Job CategoryAdministrative/Office Support
Federal Work Study Required?No
Job SummaryThe student will be involved in patient relations, answer phones, scheduling patient appointments, study recruitment assistance, database entry, filing, copying, faxing
Job RequirementsPrior customer service experience, familiarity or interest in medicine/medical terminology and Microsoft Office
Child Protection ClearancesThe following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Hourly Pay Rate$7.65
Anticipated Number of Openings2
Anticipated Hours per Week10-20
Anticipated Weekly Scheduleflexible
CampusPittsburgh
Primary Work LocationKaufmann Bldg, Suite 1110
Posting NumberS-07648-P

 

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

 

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Student Software Developer (FALL)  
Job Number:
 183298 
Organization
: CIMMS
Job Location
: United States-Oklahoma-Norman
Schedule
: Part-time
Work Schedule: Flexible, 10-20 hours per week
Salary Range: $10.00
Benefits Provided: No 
Required Attachments: Resume, Academic Transcripts, Class Schedule 

Job Description

 

The Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS) seeks to fill a Student Assistant position to contribute to CIMMS Meteorological Phenomena Identification Near the Ground (mPING) project (http://mping.ou.edu/).

The principal duties of this position are:

  • Develop technical expertise with the Python/Django RESTful system and the packages and tools used in the mPING project
  • Develop a plan for system improvements and changes to the mPING system with CIMMS personnel
  • Document the project by way of creating appropriate wiki pages
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  • Potentially make modifications and improvements to the iOS and Android mPING apps
  • Potentially develop new display web tools for research purposes
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    Job Requirements

     

    Required Education: Must be currently enrolled in the current Fall 2018 Term as a student at the University of Oklahoma. Hiring contingent upon verification of current student status.

    • Must attach Fall 2018 oZONE class schedule.

    Skills:

    • Strong computer programming skills with particular emphasis on Python and PostgreSQL
    • Strong familiarity with the UNIX/Linux operating environment and web services such as Nginx, Django and RESTful web applications

    Department Preferences:

    • Optional experience with mobile app development on Android and/or iOS is a plus
    • Experience debugging and/or trouble shooting software and hardware issues
    • Experience working with complex software applications and web-based communications
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively with others 
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    Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy.  To view the policy, visit https://hr.ou.edu/Policies-Handbooks/TB-Testing
     
    Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?: Yes
    Special Indications: None 
    Job Posting
    : Oct 30, 2018
    Unposting Date
    : Ongoing

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