Theater Technician Needed at Mount St. Joseph

MSJ_logoPosition title: Theater Technician

Status: Part-Time, As needed

Department: Campus Facilities

Reports to: Lead Theater Technician, Coordinator of Campus Events and Conference Services

Purpose: The Theater Technician assists in stage, sound, and lighting services as needed for events on Mount St. Joseph University’s campus.

Primary Contacts: Coordinator for Campus Events and Conference Services, Theatre Technicians, students, and campus visitors

Supervision Exercised: None

Supervision Received: Works under immediate supervision with work assignments reviewed at frequent intervals or at pre-determined times.


  • Education: High School Diploma required.
  • Experience: Professional-level experience in stage, sound, and lighting setup.
  • Specialized Training: Must be able to occasionally lift a minimum of 50 lbs. and be available at various times and days throughout the week which can include weeknights and/or weekends as needed.

Skills, Attributes

Customer Service:

  •  exhibit a “student/customer first” orientation in providing exceptional service in all responsibilities and interactions demonstrating versatility in handling people and situations
  • adapt willingly and quickly to changing priorities, responsibilities, and customer needs and expectations; anticipate and identify department and other customer needs
  • available to rotate through multiple time frames of service operations


  • collaborate well with others and help make Theater staff a cohesive group
  • communicate, cooperate and collaborate with others to achieve common office or University goals
  • willingly assists in various responsibilities as appropriate within the Campus Facilities area as required during high service demand times


  • develop and nurture an effective, productive and respectful rapport and working relationship with students, co-workers, and various campus and community constituencies maintaining appropriate level of professionalism
  • communicate information clearly and concisely and listen well to others
  • must possess effective communication skills


  • maintain a high level of accuracy, consistently reviewing work to detect errors, oversights or omissions


  • take immediate and independent action when necessary assuming initiative for creative problem solving
  • accomplish tasks with follow through to completion

Work Environment, Physical Demands:

  • Occasional lifting and work on eveings and weekends to accommodate event schedule.

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to with “Attn: Theater Technician Search” in the subject line. A review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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