Performing Arts Technician

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Lancashire
Salary
19000.00 - 22000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
06 Jul 2021
Closes
03 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Performing Arts Technician
Blackburn
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: GBP19,000 - GBP22,000 (pro rata)
Hours: 40 Hours per week
Working Weeks: Term Time, plus 10 days.
Reporting to: Director of Performing Arts
Purpose of the Job
The performing arts technician provides technical support to designated staff in all areas across the performing arts: dance, music, dance and art.
The post holder will have technical expertise in the use of computer-based technologies, data projectors, microphones, amplification, mixing, wireless and other sound technologies as well as stage lighting, rigging, patching and operation of lighting desks.
The post holder will maintain an efficient working environment in the performing arts areas, including monitoring, ordering and maintaining resources and equipment.
The performing arts technician will support groups of students, assisting and advising them as appropriate and will be fully conversant with all aspects of health and safety legislation, for which necessary training is provided.
Working flexibly across a range of functions, the post holder will provide technical support for performances and practical examinations and will also be responsible for the audio-visual requirements associated with formal events, presentations, meetings and performances.
It will be an essential component of the role to work some hours outside of the normal college day, although this will be on a controlled basis and for which time off in lieu will be granted.
Responsibilities:
* Maintain an inventory of the department's equipment, adding new items as acquired.
* Add the School's stock number security label (and other security markings as appropriate) to all new equipment.
* Establish and maintain records of testing.
* Advise on and obtain appropriate storage for the department's equipment.
* Organise and execute the orderly and secure storage of equipment and materials.
* Monitor the use of equipment and ensure its return to storage.
* Advise teaching staff immediately of damage, safety hazards, or other problems.
* Attend meetings with colleagues in the performing arts area to discuss prioritising tasks and to update them on progress.
* Meet periodically with the Estates/Facilities Manager to discuss upcoming events and performance requirements
* To attend departmental meetings upon request.
* Other reasonable duties as directed and commensurate with the Role and Responsibilities
* Make best use of technology, facilitating change to deliver new ways of working, which support the School's strategic objectives and core values.
After School Responsibilities:
To form part of the weekly rota to provide supervision in the LRC until 6pm
This list is not exhaustive but rather an indication of the main requirements of the role