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Production Technician I (On-Call) (Multiple Positions)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Arts and Museum Administration

Posting Number: req5224

Department: School of Music

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

These two positions are for on-call work for student and staff recitals which usually happen near the end of October through December. You will assist full-time staff with theater and building operations. Hours will fluctuate between 10-15 per week, when needed.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists in the construction and dismantling of stage sets using power and hand tools; moves scenery on and off stage.
  • Assists with room scheduling and recital recording management/distribution
  • Sets up and positions seating, musical equipment and stands, microphones, backdrops and projection screens.
  • Installs lighting equipment by following directions on lighting plot and focuses lighting.
  • Runs lighting and sound boards for small events and routinely runs spot lights.
  • Makes adjustments at rehearsal such as re-aiming lights and adding or re-positioning microphones.
  • Loads and unloads equipment and props from trucks. Use of department truck to deliver equipment, instruments, and other stage equipment.
  • Teaches students to build scenery with the use of hand and power tools; assigns work and monitors quality of work of students.
  • Maintains tools and equipment in good working order by making minor repairs.
  • Inventories and recommends purchase of supplies and equipment.
  • Sweeps and mops floors.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required.
  • Must be able to frequently bend, stoop, stand, kneel, and lift 30 lbs.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and the ability to drive according to the University Fleet Safety Policy.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: TBD

Job FTE: 0.025

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Arts and Creative Services

Benefits Eligible: No Benefits

Rate of Pay: DOE

Compensation Type: hourly rate



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Show Production & Admin

Job Function

Arts & Creative Services

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 2

Contact Information for Candidates

Carson Scott, Technical Director, Senior

School of Music


Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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