Texas Tech University Program Manager-Master Electrician/Sound Technician in Lubbock, Texas

Program Manager-Master Electrician/Sound Technician

Requisition ID 11756BR

Work Location Lubbock

Org Level 1 Texas Tech University

Campus Texas Tech University

Department Department of Theatre and Dance

Position Description Designs, implements and manages an assigned program. Typical duties can include but are not limited to:

  • identify funding opportunities

  • conduct program assessments

  • prepare program reports

  • oversee and manage program marketing and communications

  • manage program databases

  • supervise program staff

  • plan research activities

  • coordinate program events

  • participate in strategic planning

  • manage program files

  • establish program standards and objectives

  • direct logistical activities to promote the success of programs

  • develop and implement project timelines and ensures deadlines are met

  • oversee program budget

  • ensure goals and objectives of grants are met

  • assists in proposal writing

  • comply and analyze program statistics

Major/Essential Functions Texas Tech University is seeking a full-time, staff Master Electrician / Sound Technician for the School of Theatre and Dance. The position will ideally begin in January of 2018. The position is benefits eligible, and salary is competitive and commensurate upon experience. Minimum requirements: BFA or BA in Technical Theatre and at least 3 years of significant master electrician or sound technician experience; attention to detail in both verbal and written communication; working knowledge of lighting and audio control networks and operation; working knowledge of industry standard software; working knowledge of wireless audio technology.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • facilitating the installation of lighting and sound for all SOTD productions

  • managing and maintaining the electrics shop, tools, equipment, and facilities

  • overseeing all appropriate safety procedures

  • creating and administrating budgets, schedules, and inventory maintenance

  • interfacing with faculty and student designers for best aesthetic results

  • supervising student-workers and technical theatre students working in the electrics shop

  • organizing, managing, mentoring, and training students assigned to run crews

Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree and four years of experience developing or managing programs or projects. Additional job related education may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications Preferred experience level: MFA degree in Theatre (potential for teaching); working knowledge of rigging and rigging safety; ETCP certification; and significant Regional Theatre experience.

EEO Statement As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Does this position work in a research laboratory? No

Required Attachments Professional/Personal References

Resume / CV

Job Type Full Time

Pay Basis Monthly

Minimum Hire Rate 4000

Pay Statement Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Travel Required None

Shift Day

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Professionals

Removal Date 12/17/2017