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General purpose: The Assistant Coordinator is responsible for overseeing event staff; maintaining performance space policies and procedures; and providing on-site technical support to event staff, working approximately 25 hours per week.
Summary of Essential Functions:
Oversee event technicians and ushers at events
Provide 1st Level Technical Support
Assist with the administrative tasks of the Assistant Manager of Performance Spaces.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Act as point of contact for event clients
Provide 1st level technical support to technician on-site
Oversee event technicians and ushers at events, as well as general staff at setups and teardowns
Oversee the setup, running, and teardown of events
Perform advance prep for events, reviewing floor plans and technical details
Attend weekly coordinator meetings
Under some supervision, assist with administrative tasks. For example, synchronizing calendars, updating newsletters, and researching purchases.
Perform other related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge: technical knowledge of performance space AV and lighting systems, policies, and procedures.
Skills: troubleshooting technical problems, staff coordination and delegation
Ability to problem solve technical and personnel issues
Ability to: to perform basic math as well as read, write, and speak English to understand and communicate written/verbal instructions
Education: High School diploma
Experience: 2 yearsâ experience with lighting, audio, and/or video systems in an event or theatrical setting
Available to work evenings and weekends
4 yearsâ experience with lighting, audio, and/or video systems in an event or theatrical setting
2 yearsâ experience with event management
Reporting to this position: N/A
Conditions of Employment:
Conditions: Background Check
Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. (may be adjusted depending on position)
Work environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.
Required training: Handbook orientation, Anti-Harassment, Hazard Communication, Emergency Plans & Fire Prevention, Personal Protection Equipment, General Shop Safety, Ladder and Lift Safety, Lockout-Tagout Procedures
Maryland Institute College of Art is committed to its policy of providing equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or veteran status (disabled, Vietnam-era, or otherwise). Furthermore, the College does not tolerate any form of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment or sexual violence. This policy applies to all programs, facilities, and activities provided by Maryland Institute College of Art, including but not limited to admission, educational programs, and employment.
Applicants must apply online for each job in which they are interested. You will not be considered for any job for which you have not specifically applied. We do not accept applications via email, U.S. mail, or fax. Successful candidates for any staff or faculty positions will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
MICA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 410-225-2363.
Internal Number: R51
About Maryland Institute College of Art
Founded in 1826, MICA is among the top visual arts colleges in the nation. The college enrolls 1,863 undergraduate and 306 graduate students from 48 states and 54 foreign countries, offering programs of study leading to the bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.), master of arts (M.A.), master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degrees, and master of professional studies degrees (M.P.S), as well as post-baccalaureate certificate programs and a full slate of credit and noncredit courses for adults, college-bound students, and children. MICA is recognized as an important cultural resource for the Baltimore/Washington region, sponsoring many public and community-outreach programs-including more than 100 exhibitions by students, faculty, and nationally and internationally known artists annually-as well as artists' residencies, film series, lectures, readings, and performances.