Niagara County Community College is searching for a Technical Assistant in our Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences department. This is a full-time, 12-month, para-professional position reporting to the Program Coordinator of Music & Auditorium.
This position is responsible for the overall operation and coordination of the Auditorium located on the Sanborn, NY campus. The incumbent must be able to work flexible hours to include days, evenings and weekends when events are scheduled in the auditorium.
Niagara County Community College is doing its part to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus within our work environment and requiring that all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Therefore, the candidate that is selected for hire of the position must show proof of their vaccination status to the Human Resources office after an offer of employment is accepted. NCCC will consider requests for medical and religious exemptions from the COVID-19 vaccine requirement.
Typical Work Activities:
Maintains the calendar of all internal and external events held in the auditorium.
Works with Public Relations to ensure smooth functioning of outside events held on campus.
Makes recommendations to the Division chairperson for the hiring of staff personnel that assist in supporting all auditorium events.
Supervises and evaluates part-time staff assigned to support all auditorium events.
Develops and monitors auditorium operating budget in accordance with established procedures and ensures proper accountability for all funds.
Ensures all auditorium equipment is properly maintained and repaired and recommends replacements to ensure equipment is updated as needed.
Works with the Operations Department to ensure the auditorium work orders are completed as necessary for events held in the facility.
Assumes responsibility for technical production elements, excluding costuming and scenic design, for all events held in the auditorium.
Collaborates with instructors of Theatre Arts, Music, and Audio Recording and Production courses in supervision of student workers for Theatre Arts departmental productions.
Serve as the contact person at the college on event days to ensure all needs of the customer are being met including answering questions, requested rooms are accessible, and any final set up changes are communicated as necessary.
Order supplies as necessary to ensure the theatre is operating efficiently.
Other duties as assigned by supervisor
Must be able to communicate both verbally and in writing with students, faculty, administration, staff, and community personnel both individually and to groups; must be able to work with a diverse population of students, staff, faculty and members of the community; must be able to physically perform the functions of the position to include climbing ladders; lifting of 70lbs must be able to operate theatre equipment; lifts, lighting boards, sounds boards, various power tools; must be able to operate various types of technology equipment; must be able to work flexible hours to include days, evenings and weekends.
Bachelor's degree in technical theatre or related field;
Experience working with network driven lighting and sound (analog and digital);
Experience in scenic construction;
Experience in supervision of personnel; budget development and oversight;
Experience ordering supplies,
Experience with PC and Macintosh computer technology, Microsoft Office products such as Excel and Word.
Special Instructions Summary:
Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications as indicated on the posting, please review the qualifications before applying. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should submit the following:
cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications
names and contact information for three (3) current, work related references
Incomplete packets will be rejected for lack of information.
NCCC does not discriminate and prohibits harassment or discrimination related to any protected category including creed, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, marital status, political or social affiliation, age, race, color, veteran status, military status, religion, sexual orientation, domestic violence status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or perceived gender. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Established in 1962, NCCC offers a comprehensive and vibrant learning environment with an enrollment of approximately 5,214 students (Fall 2018 semester). The student to faculty ratio is 17:1, providing a high degree of personalized attention for students. The NCCC campus, located in Sanborn, NY, offers easy access to both Buffalo, NY and Niagara Falls State Park, and is minutes from the Canadian border. The campus is centrally located between the county’s three main cities of Lockport, Niagara Falls, and North Tonawanda. NCCC serves the community in two locations within Niagara County, at the Sanborn campus, and at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, located in the heart of downtown Niagara Falls. NCCC continues to actively expand with the recent opening of its Learning Commons Center, a $25 million dollar project on the Sanborn campus. In just a short period of time, it has become the nucleus of the campus; a place for faculty to collaborate and help students develop critical thinking skills while incorporating state-of-the-art technology and innovative student support services. Our college nurtures and empowers its students in ways that recognize and value our common humanity ...as well as the richness of our diversity. NCCC offers high-quality academic programs leading to degrees and certificates which are supported by outstanding student services. NCCC provides a variety of cultural, social, and international experiences, as well as community education and workforce development that supports economic development that positively impacts the quality of life. The College operates through a collegial model of shared governance and is accountable to meet the highest standards of professionalism and integrity. NCCC welcomes applicants who are committed in helping us fulfill our mission and to reach our vision of being a leader in providing a dynamic, high quality, educational environment responsive to current and emerging needs of our students and community. At NCCC we embrace diversity and promote inclusion throughout the institution and seek candidates who share those principles and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.