Francis W. Parker School is seeking a pool of 3-5 skilled and experienced part-time, “as needed” Theatre Technicians to support a robust and dynamic performing arts program. The selected Theatre Technicians will be responsible for attending to the year-round rental needs and uses of our fantastic and recently renovated auditorium. This work includes assisting with the operation of theatrical lighting and sound, staging and possible stagecraft development. These are part-time positions with varying schedules.Evening and weekend work is required.
Facilitate all audio, video, and space set-up needs in the auditorium
Coordinate, set up, and provide technical oversight for rentals, including, but not limited to, providing appropriate microphones, speaker set-up, lighting, and sound board operations
Assist in the initial set-up of installations and striking of set
Provide direction for the use of all stage lighting, sound and video equipment
Supervise the use of the auditorium at all times
Keep the auditorium in safe working order and work
Perform other duties as assigned
To Apply: Please submit cover letter with resume by mail, email, or fax to (no telephone inquiries please):
Laureen Sweers, Director of Human Resources Francis W. Parker School 330 W. Webster Avenue Chicago, IL 60614 email@example.com
The faculty, staff and administration of Francis W. Parker School are integral parts of the School's community. Through their passion, dedication and commitment to the School's mission, they create and support an environment where exceptional child-centered learning can occur.
Francis W. Parker School is committed to cultivating a community of dedicated students, parents, faculty and staff, trustees, administrators and alumni, who acknowledge, respect, and esteem diversity in our school; and who reflect, through their presence, the diversity of Chicago communities and the wider world.
Francis W. Parker School is an equal opportunity employer.
At least three (3) years experience in coordinating lighting, sound, video and theatrical productions
Familiarity with set installation for a variety of performances, i.e. lectures, music, dance, etc.
“Hands on” in all areas of technical theatre, lighting and sound, and set construction
Highly organized and superior interpersonal skills
Experience managing and overseeing theatrical space
Able to interact with multiple constituencies
Able to multi-task in an ever changing environment
Additional Salary Information: $18-$20 per hour; depending on experience; these positions are not eligible for benefits.