Requisition ID:  29862

Assistant Technical Coordinator - Lighting

About Our Opportunity:

The Assistant Technical Coordinator will serve as lighting technician, live event technician, operator and event technical lead. This position will assist in planning, design, construction and operation of audio, lighting, video and staging systems for Hall of Music Productions. Participate in the set up and maintenance of production systems in support of live events. Demonstrate expertise in the operation of live event and theatrical lighting systems.   Utilize knowledge of live production equipment and systems in the execution of complex live events.  Help evaluate personnel, materials and equipment needs to ensure proper equipment operation and maintenance to maximize system performance.  During live performances, maintain quality and performance of all systems. Manage technical aspects of event productions and lead technical teams as necessary.  Help supervise and instruct staff and students in event production methods and principles.  Work with Event Production Managers and a variety of coworkers, students and clients to ensure high quality technical support.


What We’re Looking For:

  • High School Diploma/GED.
  • Three years of technical production work.
  • Extensive experience in technical area equipment and methodologies.
  • Demonstrated skills in rigging, electrical, sound reinforcement, video and/or stage systems. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently under pressure, pay close attention to detail and deal with a variety of daily obstacles to live event production work.  
  • Ability to functionally supervise, train and direct staff 
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from different viewpoints and backgrounds.
  • Ability to do basic math, filing, and follow office procedures. 
  • Working knowledge of word processing and excel spreadsheets. 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills and customer support.

Additional Information:  

  • Due to this being a full-time, benefits eligible position, full-time undergraduate students are not eligible for this role. For student employment opportunities, CLICK HERE
  • To learn more about Purdue’s benefits summary CLICK HERE 
  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position   
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position 
  • This was formerly classified as an operational/technical position; an internal lateral transfer will retain same benefit standing 
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible For Overtime) 
  • Retirement Eligibility: Non-exempt Defined Contribution Plan 
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply 

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