Boston University

25 Buick Street
Boston, MA 02215

Date Posted:
May 08, 2019

Central Massachusetts



LIGHTING & SOUND SHOP MANAGER, College of Fine Arts, School of Theatre

The College of Fine Arts seeks a Lighting and Sound Shop Manager for the School of Theatre. This position oversees the process of timely, accurate, and high quality, fully executed lighting and sound production elements produced to the high standards of excellence set by the Design & Production Faculty. This position supports approximately nine School of Theatre productions, four Opera Institute productions, the BU Summer Theatre Institute productions and School of Theatre special events including but not limited to the annual Showcase. These productions and events are performed at a wide variety of venues in and out of the BU Booth Theatre and CFA Production Center at 820 Commonwealth Avenue. This position will provide educational training, supervision, and mentorship for Graduate and Undergraduate Design & Production majors, SOT Freshman Core students, and non-theatre majors in their production assignments. The position manages the Lighting and Sound shops of the School of Theatre, manages student and professional personnel, and assists in instruction in lighting and audio crafts and technical skills to the School's Design & Production and Stagecraft students.

Expertise in standard production lighting and projection practice for live theatre, fluency in lighting projection software including Vectorworks and Lightwright. Expertise in standard production audio practice for live theatrical and studio production. Expertise in audio systems design and implementation. Work schedule will include frequent evenings and weekends as necessary during the course of the academic year.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Apply by:
July 03, 2019
About this Organization:

Boston University is an international, comprehensive, private research university, committed to educating students to be reflective, resourceful individuals ready to live, adapt, and lead in an interconnected world. Boston University is committed to generating new knowledge to benefit society.

We remain dedicated to our founding principles: that higher education should be accessible to all and that research, scholarship, artistic creation, and professional practice should be conducted in the service of the wider community—local and international. These principles endure in the University’s insistence on the value of diversity, in its tradition and standards of excellence, and in its dynamic engagement with the City of Boston and the world.

Boston University comprises a remarkable range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs built on a strong foundation of the liberal arts and sciences. With the support and oversight of the Board of Trustees, the University, through our faculty, continually innovates in education and research to ensure that we meet the needs of students and an ever-changing world.