Job Summary: JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for the coordination and implementation of the technical aspects for events in all conference facilities including but not limited to the Performing Arts Theater, Recital Hall, Founders Hall, Banquet Rooms, Seminar Rooms and Allen Ott Auditorium.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Setup, operation and strike of lighting systems, audio systems, and stage equipment for lectures, performances, meetings, concerts, and other events.
Record music with professional sound mixing and editing for concerts and other applicable events.
Load-in and strike for all outside groups in all theaters and lecture facilities.
Provide services for audio visual presentations including set-up, monitoring and security of equipment.
Inventory of all technical equipment in the Theatre, Recital Hall, Founders Hall, and conference center and the ongoing maintenance of these areas.
Ensure compliance with University safety practices and procedures and report non-compliance.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to work independently, organize and prioritize work.
Ability to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation.
Must be able to follow written and oral direction in a safe and competent manner.
Ability to work many weekends and evenings.
The ability to operate, maintain, and repair complex electronic AV systems and equipment; the ability to train staff, and see projects through to completion.
Thorough technical knowledge of analog and digital technology; and electronics; AV and video systems and equipment; advanced computer operation; and media control systems technology.
Ability to communicate effectively with diverse clientele including good written and oral communication skills and good interpersonal skills.
Must have ability to perform and manage complex and time-critical tasks with optimum effectiveness and efficiency, often in high-pressure situations.
Must be able to operate machinery, use power tools, lift heavy loads, work at heights, and drive a motor vehicle.
Experience in theatre/event technology/audio engineering preferred.
About SVSU: Saginaw Valley State University is a comprehensive university with more than 90 programs of study for its nearly 9,000 students. Located on a suburban campus in Michigan's Great Lakes Bay Region, SVSU is committed to a supportive and empowering environment for students, faculty and staff. The Chronicle of Higher Education recognized SVSU as a "Great College to Work For" in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
SVSU emphasizes undergraduate teaching and learning, and community-based research. In 2015, SVSU received the Community Engagement classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, a distinction achieved by only 7 percent of U.S. colleges and universities. By their senior year, 84 percent of students have engaged with community employers and agencies in internships, field placements or some other component of their academic preparation.
SVSU is establishing itself as a leader in STEM education for the Great Lakes Bay Region, partnering with businesses, foundations and school districts to improve students' performance in math and science at the middle school, high school and university levels.
More than 70 percent of SVSU freshmen live on campus in student housing. SVSU fields 17 varsity sports at the NCAA Division II level. The average class size is 23 students. For more information, please visit our website, http://www.svsu.edu.
Internal Number: 208_54300
About Saginaw Valley State University
The University creates opportunities for individuals to achieve intellectual and personal development through academic, professional, and cultural programs. By fostering an environment of inquiry and openness that respects the diversity of all whom it serves, the University prepares graduates whose leadership and expertise contribute to the advancement of a pluralistic society. The University serves as a cultural and intellectual center dedicated to the pursuit and propagation of knowledge.