Theatre and AV Technician

Northern Virginia Community College - Alexandria, VA (30+ days ago)4.3


The theater/AV technician serves as part of the Schlesinger event support team performing a wide variety of technical tasks to prepare for and support clients’ events taking place at the Center.

Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities include: assisting in the setup and running of theatrical lighting and sound systems; assisting in the setup and operation of audio-visual systems including projectors, televisions, and portable sound systems; assisting clients in integrating their own laptops and other equipment with the Center’s; assisting in the use of the theatrical rigging system; assisting in the setup and cleanup of furniture before and after events. These tasks are to be performed under the supervision of the operations manager and/or technical director, but with an expectation of prudent independent work.

Minimum Qualifications
High School Education and several years experience.

Preferred Qualifications
AA or BA or BFA in technical theater, audio/visual discipline plus workplace experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The candidate must maintain a professional demeanor and image as this is a customer-facing position. S/he must be able to manage multiple responsibilities at once. Climbing, lifting, moving chairs and tables are required. Non-traditional hours and weekends are required.

Operation of a State Vehicle No
Posting Detail Information
Open Date 08/16/2018
Close Date 08/30/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants
Background Check Statement
The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive criminal background
investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of
education, credit checks (relevant to employment), and other checks requested by the VCCS and NOVA such as
I-9 and E-Verify requirements. Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s
Statement of Economic Interest.