Art Jobs in Higher Education EN Sun, 19 May 2019 12:37:15 +0000 Sun, 19 May 2019 12:37:15 +0000 JobElephant XML export tool (Michael Ang) (Michael Ang) Specialist, Auditorium Support State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota Sarasota FL 34240
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota

Job Title:
Specialist, Auditorium Support
Reports to: Manager, Neel Performing Arts Center
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Level: 117
Position Class: C9933

Job Summary:
Provides services for all internal and external auditorium clients for all the performances and events. Assures proper operation of lighting, sound, recording, and stage machinery. Maintains auditorium facility and equipment to assure performer and audience safety. Performance of these duties requires extremely flexible schedule to support auditorium schedule.

NOTE: Job descriptions and essential functions are subject to change due to advances in technology, utilization of work force, and other factors which may impact the College's need to modify position requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The following listing of essential job duties indicates the general nature and level of work required in this job. This is not designed to be a comprehensive listing of all the activities, duties, or responsibilities that may be required in this job. Individuals assigned to this job may be asked to perform other duties as required. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job.

Applicants may be asked to demonstrate any or all of the following duties:
1. Provides a safe and professional performance environment to all members of the SCF community, including students, faculty, staff, patrons and our outside vendors, while supporting the goals of the school and maintaining and preserving the physical integrity of the performance venues.
2. Coordinates technical aspects of auditorium usage, for both academic events and outside rentals.
3. Provides lighting, sound, stage setup, and house preparation for all events and rehearsals. Including but not limited to event specific lighting, follow spot operation, front of house mixing, onstage monitor mixes, and scene shifts.
4. Oversees and helps assign work to student assistants for auditorium events.
5. Maintains auditorium equipment and a detailed supply inventory.
6. Coordinates all events in Neel Auditorium at the time of event. Opens, closes, and secures building after events.
7. Assists in gathering quotes and prioritizing the needs of the space.
8. Maintains, repairs, organizes, and services all equipment in Neel, including stage rigging, draperies, cables, lighting instruments & accessories, the rep plot, sound equipment, microphones, sound system, the physical stage, and house.
9. Ability to learn and maintain knowledge of and operating ability of theatrical consoles (ETC ION and Yamaha CL5), dimmers, and networks.
10. Available to trouble-shoot/problem solve technical issues as they arise during technical rehearsals and performances.
11. Attends to audience members ADA concerns.
12. Acts as liaison between renters/performers and college.
13. Provides back up assistance to front of house staff and box office.
14. Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and two or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Supervisory Experience:
This job has minimal supervisory responsibilities.

Language Ability:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Math Ability:
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to compute rate, ration, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Ability to work with formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have the ability to use word processing, email, and Internet software. Must be able to use the College email, the auditorium outlook calendar, and other College required software.

Certificates and Licenses
No certifications needed.

Responsibility for People and Property:
This position is responsible to supervise outside rental technical support.
This position is responsible to assist the box office.
This position is responsible for Neel Auditorium's lighting and sound equipment, pipe organ, and grand piano.

Responsibility for Communication:
Internal Contacts:

This position has daily contact with College staff, faculty and students.

External Contacts:
This position has frequent contact with patrons of events, auditorium renters, equipment and repair vendors.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Exposure to environmental conditions in this position can include working near moving mechanical parts, working in high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use manual dexterity, reach with hands or arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, taste or smell, and talk or hear. The employee is required to be able to lift up to 50 pounds and work from heights. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

General Performance Standards and Expectations:
In addition to satisfactory performance on all the essential job duties and responsibilities for this job, all State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota employees must fulfill the following basic performance expectations:

1. Mission and Goals: Each State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota employee is expected to know the College's mission and goals.

2. Service Excellence: All State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota employees will strive to provide outstanding service excellence to everyone they serve including students, the community, and fellow employees in accordance with Pride in Excellence standards as listed:

Act in a courteous manner
Actively listen to gain full understanding Demonstrate awareness of "everything speaks" Show empathy and caring

Approach people in an inviting and pleasing manner Take ownership of actions and decisions
Plan, anticipate, and be forward thinking
Answer and return phone calls and emails
Use proper communication etiquette
Banish the phrase "not my job"
Provide assistance to all inquiries and follow through

Do it right the first time
Be knowledgeable of product and how it interfaces with others Ask probing questions
Use resources effectively and efficiently

Participate in teams
Develop team skill sets
Learn available resources to be responsive to your constituents Develop internal and/or external connections

3. Grooming and Appearance: State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota employees are always expected to maintain a neat and professional image. When issued, College personnel must wear uniforms, and maintain a neat, clean, and well-groomed appearance.

4. Safety Awareness: State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota employees are expected to work diligently to maintain safe and healthful working conditions, and to adhere to proper operating practices and procedures designed to prevent injuries. Employees are required to wear personal protective equipment as provided.

5. Attendance Standards: State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota employees are always expected to attend their work assignments and schedules, in accordance with College Rules and Procedures.

6. Training: State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota employees are expected to attend College-provided training sessions and meetings when deemed necessary.

7. Continuous Improvement: State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota employees are expected to give attention to continuous assessment and improvement of the position's assigned set of duties and responsibilities.

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Media/Film Studies 2019-20 Visiting Faculty The Evergreen State College Olympia WA 98502
Media/Film Studies 2019-20 Visiting Faculty

This is a two-quarter visiting faculty position for fall/winter of the 2019-20 academic year.

Evergreen is seeking a visiting Media or Film Studies faculty to teach in a team with a psychology faculty and a literary studies faculty in an interdisciplinary academic program geared for first-year students. In Madness and Creativity: The Psychological Link, students will be studying abnormal psychology, reading psychology and literary texts, and engaging in creative production over two quarters. The visiting faculty will work closely with students in the study of film history, film theory, and in media production workshops using simple equipment, including cellphones. In collaboration with faculty partners, s/he will engage in program planning prior to the start and facilitate weekly book seminars with students.

Teaching experience in a college setting is required. Areas of teaching include scriptwriting, acting, shooting, critique, and peer editing of film/video, as well as analysis of feature films and documentaries that deal with psychology, imagination, and human creative potential.

MFA in Media or Film Studies is required. Experience linking media with other disciplines, such as psychology and literature, is highly desirable. Experience working across significant differences (race, class, gender, sexual orientation, etc.), and working with diverse and underserved students is also highly desirable. To read more specifics about this position and to apply, please visit our hiring website:

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