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Lead Stage Technician - Hrly/Int POOL (COTA - PAT II)

$21.54 – $38.97 hourly

California State University, Long Beach

Last Updated: 6/06/23

Job Description

Lead Stage Technician - Hrly/Int POOL (COTA - PAT II)

Job No: 526597
Work Type: Staff
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Temporary, Time Varies, Theatre Arts

Job Summary

Under the general supervision of the Production Manager, the position of Lead Stage Technician is in charge of the theatrical and stage equipment and use of the stage during events at the Carpenter Center.
Key Responsibilities

  • Operates and maintains stage counterweight, lighting and sound systems for events in the Carpenter Center
  • Constructs stage sets, flats and properties, hangs & focuses lighting equipment and sets up sound equipment
  • Participates in pre-production meetings with clients and serves as technical and /or design consultant when needed
Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of the methods and problems of stage and set design and construction; knowledge of stage equipment and its operation; knowledge of stage construction and set design; knowledge of the types and uses of lighting (including intelligent systems), sound, counterweight, rigging and other stage equipment; working knowledge of sound design and live mixing. Ability to construct and supervise the construction of stage sets; ability to improvise stage property, sound and other stage effects; ability to operate and supervise stage equipment; ability to instruct, train and supervise the work of technical assistance.

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
Education and Experience

Equivalent to 24 semester units of related college coursework and two years of related professional or technical experience required.

College of the Arts (COTA)

The salary range for this classification is $21.54 to $38.97 per hour.
Time Base

Hourly/intermittent on call temporary position for one year with no permanent status granted. Temporary assignments may expire prior to the ending date.

Performing Arts Technician II
Application Procedures

Click Apply Now to complete the CSULB Online Employment Application.
Additional Information

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.

CSU Vaccination Policy

The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as a condition of employment. The system wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to
Equal Employment Statement

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race or ethnicity (including color or ancestry), nationality, religion or religious creed, gender (or sex), gender identity (including transgender), gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, age, veteran or military status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To view the University's Annual Campus Crime Report go to: Copies of the report are available upon request. To request a copy, contact the University Police Department at [Register to View] .
Out of State Employment Policy

California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Application Closes: Dec 31, 2023 (11:55 PM)

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Company Details

Long Beach, California, United States
CSULB, one of the largest universities in the CSU system, is located in Long Beach on a beautifully landscaped, 320-acre campus near the ocean and the thriving downtown area. The school’s faculty and staff are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, significant research, in addition to a wide range of community and professional service organizations.