Design, management, and execution of all technical elements of productions and events in the JPAC
Maintaining the performance facilities and technical equipment
Supervise and staff set construction, load-in, run, and strike of Theatre productions
Create with the Set Designer (Independent Contractor) a materials list based on the set design with estimates for purchase, rental, loan, etc. (get required approvals for purchase orders and check requests and execute orders for materials)
Coordinate set/props budget build, rental, acquisition and report costs
Maintain, repair, and store JPAC’s owned set materials, tools & equipment, make recommendations for purchase. Maintain inventory and storage spaces
Coordinate set build with Master Carpenter (Independent Contractor), running and strike crews with Director of Production
Be available for and attend all production meetings as scheduled
Be available for on-call service during the tech and run of productions, if not present during them, and come if requested
Create with the Lighting Designer (Independent Contractor) a materials list based on the light design with estimates for purchase, rental, loan, etc. (get required approvals for purchase orders and check requests and execute orders for materials)
Maintain, repair and store JPAC’s owned lighting instruments, light board, electrics materials; make recommendations for purchase
Supervise and staff the execution of the sound load-in, run, strike and storage of Theatre productions
Create with the Sound Designer (Independent Contractor) a materials estimate for purchase, rental, loan, etc. (get required approvals for purchase orders and check requests and execute orders for materials)
Coordinate load-in, running and strike crews, and Director of Production
Recruit, teach, mentor, and oversee student workers in tech, Crew, Board Operation, Lighting and Sound Design and Stage Management of Theatre productions
Recruit, train and oversee students in Tech and Crew for Theatre productions and events. Oversee Student Technical Directors and Crew in Work Study Positions
In collaboration with Associate Dean, help create, oversee and wrangle budgets for each production, event or program
Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree with an emphasis in Technical Theatre, or equivalent professional experience. Candidate should possess a working knowledge of the techniques, methods and procedures of Theatre productions. Demonstrated experience/ working knowledge of set design and construction. A working knowledge of lighting design, stage rigging, audio and sound reinforcement, stage management/or production management, as well as a working knowledge and clear understanding of professional standards of stage safety.
Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and truth.
Morton College, the second oldest community college in Illinois, was founded in 1924 to meet the educational demands in the growing communities of Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook, Stickney and other near western suburbs which were a national hub of economic activity. As a comprehensive community college, recognized by the Illinois Community College Board, Morton College's mission is: To enhance the quality of life of our diverse community through exemplary teaching and learning opportunities, community service, and life-long learning.