Lighting & Sound Designer, Beginning 2018-2019 Academic Year
May 9, 2018
Collegiate offers competitive
Full Time - Faculty
4 Year Degree
Collegiate School is seeking a Lighting & Sound Designer beginning August 2018. The successful candidate will be part of a collaborative team that supports the vibrant Fine Arts and school community. This position will significantly contribute to establishing the operations of the newly renovated Oates Theater and maintaining its reputation as the premier mid-size theater in Central Virginia. This is a full-time, benefited, 10-month position.
Manage all aspects of lighting and sound consoles in each school venue
Setup, program and operate lighting and sound for specified school rehearsals, productions and assemblies
Working with the Technical Director and Show Director in design layout and needs for productions
Train and supervise student stagehands by instructing them on the proper techniques in sound and lighting, both during and after school hours
Basic video camera operation
Qualifications and Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in lighting or sound design
Extensive operational knowledge of various lighting consoles including ETC and High End Systems
Expertise of operation in theatrical lighting, sound and projection equipment
Ability to demonstratethe technical aspects of lighting and sound designin order to train students to assist with the technical side of productions
Availability to work some evenings and weekends
Expertise in drafting software such as Vectorworks or AutoCad.
MS office (Power Point, Excel, and Word).
Adobe Suite (InDesign and Photoshop)
Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
Ability to plan and organize educational content preferred but not required
The ability to lift 75 pounds
Sensitivity to the developmental stages and well-being of children
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Strong communication skills, both verbal and non-verbal
Enthusiasm for professional growth, academic excellence and creative teaching
Commitment to broad participation in school life
Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. The school’s mission is to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional, and physical development of each student.
Collegiate School is an equal opportunity employer
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Collegiate School
Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. The School’s mission is to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional, and physical development of each student.