Stage Technician - Spanos Theatre

California Polytechnic State University
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:$20.00 - $24.01
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Stage Technician - Spanos Theatre

Apply now Job no: 526944 Work type: Staff Location: San Luis Obispo Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Temporary, Part Time, Theatre Arts, On-site (work in-person at business location) Position Description

Job Summary

This position is responsible for a variety of technical specialties that provide production support for events in the Theatre. This includes day-to-day operation of the facilities and equipment for events, classrooms or meetings, and event audio- visual support. This position reports directly to the Technical Director and receives general supervision from the crew leader or Technical Director to ensure proper use of technical equipment and to ensure the safety of all involved, by following safety standards, policies and procedures. Work is performed independently on standard assignments in the applicable production support specialty and requires limited technical direction.

Department Summary

The Performing Arts Center (PAC) consists of three venues: a 1286-seat concert hall, Harold Miossi Hall a 180-seat recital hall and a 350-seat rehearsal/ performance pavilion. It hosts events including symphonies, choral concerts, contemporary and pop music events, plays and other theatrical performances, dance programs, recitals, opera and light opera, touring shows and community productions. It also supports other uses, including workshops, business meetings, banquets, recording sessions, trade shows, conferences, receptions, funerals, art exhibits, church services, weddings, etc.

Key Qualifications

  • Ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere in and outside the University with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse population and with those from various cultural backgrounds.
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to effectively communicate information in a clear and understandable manner, both verbally and in writing.
  • Thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Ability to interpret, communicate and apply policies and procedures.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to set own priorities to coordinate multiple assignments with fluctuating and time-sensitive deadlines.
  • Education and Experience

  • One year of experience working for a performing arts center, theater, repertory or stock company engaged in the applicable production specialty such as costume construction, stage and set construction, lighting production, and/or sound/audio production. This background normally would be achieved through professional training or applicable college coursework and practical experience.
  • Salary and Benefits

    Anticipated Hiring Range: $20.00 - $24.01 per hour

    Classification Range: $41,400 - $74,916 per year

    Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. See our benefits website for additional information.

    Cal Poly

    Cal Poly is a nationally-ranked public university located in San Luis Obispo, California, and known for its Learn by Doing philosophy. Each year more than 20,000 top-tier students come to San Luis Obispo to put knowledge into action, taking their learning outside the classroom as they prepare for careers in engineering, agriculture, science, business, humanities and the built environment. Cal Poly's hands-on philosophy, small class sizes and close student-faculty mentorships result in graduates ready from day one to impact their communities, California and the world. For more information, visit

    Diversity Statement

    At Cal Poly, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.

    Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. Cal Poly is an equal opportunity employer.

    Supplemental Information

    Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive.

    The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

    Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas).

    Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

    Advertised: May 08, 2023 (10:40 AM) Pacific Daylight Time Applications close: Open Until Filled

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