6 Jan 2022


Technical Coordinator

Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center  Simi Valley, California, United States

City of Simi Valley jobs

Job Description

The Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center is seeking a full-time Technical Coordinator.

This position acts as the venue’s Technical Director, but the title director is not used due to city classifications.

About the venue:
Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, a Ventura County Historical Landmark, was originally established as the Simi Community Methodist Episcopal Church in 1924. With a long history involving several earthquakes and various building owners, the building was acquired by the City of Simi Valley in 1994 and re-opened as Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center in 1995. Since then, the now-refurbished Cultural Arts Center has been host to hundreds of performances – plays, musicals, concerts, art shows, films, weddings, receptions, business meetings, youth festivals, and much more. The 15,000 sq. ft. Cultural Arts Center features a 185-seat theater that is fully equipped with excellent acoustics and state of the art sound and lighting equipment. The venue also features a multi-purpose community room with seating capacity of 94 for dinner or 174 for assembly. The room also features a small stage and dance floor that is utilized for intimate theatrical productions in the DownStage Theater.

Manages all technical aspects of performances, meetings, virtual events; maintains equipment, orders materials and manages tech budget; trains and supervises all tech personnel; assists and works with all renters and users of the facility; assists in developing and implementing policies and procedures related to the theater and stage; serves as in-house advisor and liaison to manage IT for all matters
pertaining to IT/computer systems, phones, A/V equipment, and virtual streaming equipment and software; serves as onsite staff representative for all events and provides technical assistance where needed. This position requires a non-traditional work schedule and often includes working evenings, weekends, and some holidays.

Ideal Candidate:
The ideal candidate will demonstrate proficiency in theater production, live concert events, streaming/virtual events, sound, lighting equipment, stage and production management; digital audio consoles, conventional and intelligent lighting, and video switching systems; technical operations of theater programs; theater sound engineering, stage lighting, projections, stage and production management and virtual event production; theater stage rigging; scenic and properties design and construction; theater preperformance, performance, and post-performance best practices; operation of PC and Mac based computers and knowledge of (but not limited to) MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Key-note, Zoom, Social media, Vectorworks, AutoCAD or other design software, QLab, and a variety of virtual/streaming and video conferencing software; COVID related health and safety protocol for performing arts venues; hazards and safety practices; and pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations.

Further, the ideal candidate should possess a passion for theater production; strong safe technical operations; ability to operate, maintain, install, troubleshoot, and repair equipment used in technical production, virtual streaming of events, lighting, sound and set design; ability to evaluate equipment needs; supervisory experience of technical theater contract workers, volunteers, and interns; experience in budget monitoring of technical supplies and equipment expenditures; ability to analyze and evaluate the need for technical support for various events and performances; plan, develop, schedule and provide the technical supports required for each event or performance; maintain irregular and extended working hours; excellent
written and verbal communications skills; and strong customer services skills.
Ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities; is driven and self-motivated; flexible, works well independently; and has initiative.

Salary: $59,720—$76,328 annually, plus excellent benefits.
Benefits include fully paid medical for most plans (including family coverage) as specified in the current management resolution.

For more information and to apply, visit: www.calopps.org/simi-valley/job-20192468


Full-Time Job in Theatre:
Technical Coordinator
Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center
 Simi Valley, California, United States

Job Categories: Theatre. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: arts center, coordinator, performing arts, and technical. States: California.
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