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Position: Tech Crew Team Leader (1 position available)
   
Position Summary: The Team Leader is responsible for supporting the technical requirements for all college functions and events by setting up and operating sound, lighting, and A/V equipment. Additionally, this position oversees the work of the rest of the crew and takes responsibility for the work done in the absence of the Sound & Lighting Technical Coordinator.
   
Hours Required: This position requires a flexible schedule as hours will vary week by week. Tech Crew Team Leaders can expect to work anywhere from 5 hours up to 20 hours per week with an average of about 10 hours per week. Required work times include Monday and Wednesday nights from 10 to 11pm and during chapels on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
   
Dress Requirements: Dress requirements will vary based on the type of event. Closed toe shoes must be worn at all times. Some events will require a shirt and tie for guys and a blouse and skirt/dress pants for girls.
   
Skills, Characteristics, and Experience Required:
  • Must have two years of experience working as a Tech Crew Team Member at Messiah College
  • Must be willing and able to learn how to operate and maintain sound and lighting equipment
  • Must have experience in the area of customer service
  • Must be flexible and able to take direction well
  • Must work well under pressure and remain calm in stressful situations
  • Must be able to lead, direct, and give constructive criticism to members of the Tech Crew
  • Independence, self-motivation, common sense, and creativity are desirable qualities for the position
   
Special Working Conditions:
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work from heights while standing on a ladder or a lift
  • Ability to work long hours including early mornings and/or late nights
  • Tech Crew Team Members must take a college administered driving test to obtain their 15-passenger van license
   
Primary Duties:
  • Set-up, operation, monitoring, troubleshooting, and teardown of various lighting, sound, and video equipment for chapels, concerts, lectures, banquets, and other college events.
  • Organization and preparation of all technical equipment.
  • Perform repairs and maintenance on equipment as needed.
  • Transportation of sound, lighting, and video equipment around campus.
  • Maintain inventory and organization of multiple storage facilities.
  • Provide leadership to Tech Crew Team Members.
  • Communicate often and effectively with the Sound & Lighting Technical Coordinator.
  • Maintain consistent and reliable attendance.
   
Secondary Duties:
  • Assist the Sound & Lighting Technical Coordinator, Sound & Lighting Technician, and Event Assistants as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

 

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