Performing Arts Safety Coordinator

Brown University - Providence, RI4.4

Part-timeEstimated: $36,000 - $53,000 a year
The primary function(s) and purpose of this part time, 20 hours per week position are to:

Advise and oversee all aspects of undergraduate performance-based activities in a range of venues, ensuring safety throughout the process.
Communicate and enforce safety protocol for university-sponsored undergraduate performance-based activities.
Assess risk and control for liability in relation to all aspects of performance-based physical production and performer physical safety.
Provide training to student groups appropriate to the scope of activity and student responsibility as determined on an event-by-event basis.

Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of experience in one or more of the physical performance-based production elements (scenic, lighting, sound, projections, costumes)or equivalent combination of education and experience
MFA in technical theater or film production preferred
Strong stage and facility management skills
Strong time management and organizational skills
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Ability and willingness to work irregular and flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
Strong problem solving skills and ability
Working knowledge of stage rigging
Basic stage craft skills
Advance skill with regard to construction and best technical theater technology
Comprehensive knowledge of lighting and sound equipment and best practices of operation
Basic understanding of electricity
K nowledge of Aerial Arts preferred
Experience working with students preferred
Experience with front of house procedures preferred
OSHA 10 Certification preferred
Lift certification preferred
ETCP certification or training preferred

Criminal and education verification

Recruiting Start Date:

Job Posting Title:
Performing Arts Safety Coordinator

Student Activities

Grade 8

Worker Type:

Worker Sub-Type :
Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type:
Part time

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Submission Guidelines:
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