Full-Time Technical Manager
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Texas A&M University‐Corpus Christi is a vibrant, Hispanic Serving Doctoral Research Institution that combines a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and community engagement. The beautiful natural setting of our Island University is enhanced by our modern, state‐of‐the‐art classroom buildings and support facilities. We are the only University in the nation located on its own island with palm trees lining pathways throughout the 240‐acre campus.
Provides successful execution of all events held at the Performing Arts Center.
Live and work in a tropical environment where top‐notch academics and cutting‐edge research are blended into a robust lifestyle.
What you will do:
Main point of contact for technical assistance with lights, sound, and staging
requirements for a multi‐purpose Performing Arts Center to include setting and striking all furniture and equipment needed to facilitate rehearsals, concerts, meetings, and all other events (i.e. stage setups/tear‐downs, lobby setups, greenroom, to include chairs, tables, stands, risers, pipe & drape, etc.) to serve the daily needs of the event requirements including changing light bulbs in fixtures and maintenance and recommending replacement of equipment.
Handle ETC Paradigm Architectural lighting systems and boards. Use lighting instruments in a creative way to enhance productions. Handle Digital Sound Processor (DSP) system and oversees sound boards and troubleshoot sound system and lighting system issues. Set up and place microphones, cabling, mixing, balancing, monitors, troubleshooting, and handles maintenance of equipment. Operate a variety of production equipment such as lighting controls, projectors, amplifiers, speakers and compact disc, DVD; proficient with computer presentations projection and sound using QLAB.
Assist Facility and Operations Manager and Operations Coordinator with client meetings to determine technical needs of their events and facilitates those needs with the highest degree of professionalism and expertise. Work with performing artists from all genres (i.e. symphony orchestras, theatrical productions, solo musicians, famous touring acts, university students and ensemble directors, etc.).
Point of contact for technical advance calls to road managers of touring companies and communicating those needs to the technical staff. Supervise assigned stage labor and technical training contact for PAC Student Technical Assistants involved in technical setups, rigging, and running of technical equipment.
Communicate effectively and calmly as a team‐player and works within a team environment.
Perform other duties as assigned by PAC Director.
What you will need:
Two (2) years technical theater management experience within the performing arts or related industry (i.e. technical theater, venue management, or other related field).
Additional education and/or experience may be considered as a substitution for the minimum requirements.
Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to be proactive and professional in highly‐stressful, time‐sensitive situations.
Event‐driven work schedule requiring mostly mid‐afternoon/night shift and weekends within a 40‐hour work week.
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Office of Human Resources
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
6300 Ocean Drive
Corpus Christi, TX
O: (361) 825‐2630
F: (361) 825‐5871
|• Job Title:||Technical Manager|
|• Job Type:||Full-Time Job|
|• Employer:||Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Performing Arts Center|
|• Location:||Corpus Christi, Texas, United States|
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