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Temporary On-Call Production Technician

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Work type: Temporary Part Time
Location: Swarthmore
Categories: Staff


Swarthmore College, a highly selective liberal arts college, is located in the suburbs of Philadelphia. The Lang Performing Arts Center (LPAC) integrates the arts into Swarthmore’s curriculum. The space houses many facilities which cater to the needs of the college’s artistic spectrum. The LPAC is versatile in its function: rehearsals, gallery installations, readings, film screenings, classes and performances are all simultaneously hosted within the building, making it a gravitational hub of campus activity. Under supervision, the On-Call Production Technician performs tasks for a variety of programs and events. This person may assist in the load-in, running, and production for performances in the LPAC. Duties include:

A specific discipline in the production to produce a positive, professional, memorable and meaningful experience for participants.

  • Assist the Manager of Operations and Production Staff with construction of scenery, lighting, sound, projection, props, special effects, or other associated equipment tasks.
  • Assist with stage maintenance and equipment.
  • Set up and break down equipment including loading and unloading.

 Qualifications include:

  • Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge and experience in production of performing arts programs with a concentration on one or more specific disciplines: lighting, sound, rigging, run crew, etc.
  • Must have great communication skills.
  • Must be able to move up to 25lbs.

Openings are temporary part-time on-call positions that offer competitive pay.

Swarthmore encourages candidates who will further advance the goal of fostering a diverse and inclusive community. Swarthmore College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Swarthmore College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. 

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