Job No: 511481
Work Type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois
Title: Extra Help Technical Assistant
Department: Event Management, Dining and Hospitality
The Department of Event Management, Dining, and Hospitality is one of 13 departments within the Division of Student Affairs. It provides the campus community and guests with high-quality, efficient, and innovative event services and dining options in a variety of settings dedicated to accentuating and enhancing the campus experience in a diverse community.
The Technical Assistant will assist with the execution and management of all phases of event production in Braden Auditorium, Bone Student Center, and other University facilities as assigned. Additionally, assists with the oversight and execution of all daily production and technical functions. Duties include but are not limited to:
- Reviews and implements the day of show production schedule. Serve as customer, patron, and departmental liaison for production needs.
- Install and maintain lighting, sound, and audio-visual equipment and other production equipment as directed. Troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve technical issues. Performs preventive maintenance programs. Assists with the planning and implementation of equipment purchases and projects.
- Perform set up and operation of audio/video systems, sound consoles, and microphones. Operates rigging components including fly rail, truss systems, and chain motors. Hangs, focuses and operates lighting systems. Isolate, troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve technical issues.
- Supervise, instruct, and plan the work of student workers.
Whether it's to find a place to study, gather with friends, enjoy a bite to eat, or plan a large event, the Department of Event Management, Dining, and Hospitality takes great pride in providing welcoming and inclusive spaces, high-quality food services, and experienced and professional staff who care about making every experience individualized and extraordinary. It is our philosophy to recruit, inspire, and retain talented team members and promote wellness and foster their development. It is our goal to promote a more fully diverse and inclusive campus community.
A. 18-semester hours of college credit for course work in theater design and technology (such as courses in stage lighting, stage rigging, stage craft, scene design, sound systems, or technical direction)
B. 18 months of work experience in technical operations of theatrical productions
C. any combination of training and experience, as defined above, that totals 18 months, computed on the basis of one credit hour being equivalent to one month of experience
Schedule will vary based on events.
Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
1. Ability to lift 70 pounds.
2. Ability to push/pull up to 80 pounds.
3. Ability to climb, bend, crouch, kneel, and reach overhead.
$17.19 per hour
PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"
Certification of Retirement Annuity
Transcripts (may be unofficial) - Please see Special Instructions to Applicants section for additional options.
PLEASE NOTE: These documents may be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"
All application materials must be submitted online. Application materials submitted via fax, e-mail or mail will not be accepted. Please fully complete the entire application including, but not limited to, the education and work experience portions. Please list all education and all jobs you have had. You must list all duties you performed in the job duties section (Phrases such as "See Resume" are not acceptable). Failure to follow any of these instructions may constitute an incomplete application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Extra Help employees may only work up to 28 hours per week for all University employment. Employees are only paid for hours worked and do not qualify for most benefits including health insurance and retirement, with Illinois State University. However, Extra Help employees are eligible to participate in the University's supplemental retirement savings plans (403b). Applicable retirement information is provided at the time of hire. There is no guarantee that working as Extra Help will lead to or secure permanent employment. In addition, extra help employees may only work up to 900 hours total during their employment.
If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.
If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.
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