Shaw Center Technical Coordinator

Graceland University is seeking a full-time, 12 month Shaw Center Technical Coordinator in the Division of Fine Arts on the Lamoni, IA campus.  The Shaw Center for the Performing Arts maintains an active schedule of performances, conferences and other cultural events.  The Technical Coordinator assists in creating conditions for the success of these events and maintains the facility so that the academic integrity of the institution is preserved.

A Bachelors degree in Technical Theatre is required.  Roadhouse experience is preferred.  Responsibilities include:  lighting and sound engineering support for departmental, touring and community events; effective management of time, staff, equipment and resources; maintenance and operation of facility and all equipment; live-streaming experience; event setup and take down; supervision of student worker staff; liaison with Admissions, Facility Services, and Conferences and Events staff; and collaboration with the scheduling team.

The ideal candidate will be self-directed and proactive, with excellent oral and written communication skills.  The ability to work with a diverse clientele in an educational setting is essential.  Must be able to manage work-load within a flexible schedule that involves evening and weekend performances.  Must be able to lift 50 pounds. 

 

If interested, please submit application, letter of interest and contact information for 3 references to Graceland University Human Resources, 1 University Place, Lamoni, IA  50140; fax 641-784-5033; email: personnel@graceland.edu; phone: 641-784-5447.  The position is open until filled.