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Production Assistant – Part Time

Theatre | North East, MD | Part Time | From $12.50 to $12.50 per hour

Job Description

About Us:

Founded in 1968 to meet the post-secondary and continuing education needs of Cecil County residents, Cecil College has been serving the community and shaping its future for more than 50 years. The College is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the governor. The College’s fifth president, Dr. Mary Way Bolt, reports directly to the Board of Trustees.

Cecil College is centrally located in Maryland’s most northeastern county, just one half mile from Interstate 95. It is easily accessible from Philadelphia and Baltimore, as well as from Wilmington, Delaware.

With a diverse student population, Cecil College enrolls approximately 2,500 credit students and 3,400 non-credit students. Cecil offers associate degrees, certificate programs and non-credit classes. Cecil offers a variety of associate degree and certificate programs.

Through its open admissions policy, Cecil College provides learning opportunities for all who have the desire and ability to benefit from its courses and programs, regardless of age, gender, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, or socioeconomic status.


General Duties: 

The Production Assistant assists and supports all production and artistic operation functions. The Production Assistants are based in the theatre and the workshop, assisting with stock management, building, equipment maintenance and production logistics. This position may include nights and weekends. The Production Assistant reports directly to the Technical Director.


Responsibilities:

  • Constructs scenery according to drawings & diagrams. This includes: cutting, shaping, carving, assembly and other carpentry skills.
  • Works with basic hand tools, power tools, and adhesives.
  • Paints scenery following instruction and techniques.
  • Ability to lift and move 30 pounds (unassisted), and 50 pounds (assisted).
  • Works with Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director to learn other aspects of theatre including but not limited to: fly rail, lighting, focus, sound, master electrician duties, etc.
  • Works as run crew on Milburn Stone Theatre productions and rentals as assigned and scheduled
  • Assists in organization and cleanup of Work Shop, Green Room, Costume Shop, and Storage Facility, including assisting with keeping track of inventory of supplies.
  • Maintains a safe, healthy, and clean work environment.
  • Must be available a minimum of 15 hours a week.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Requirements:

  • High School Diploma Required
  • Preferred: Associates Degree in related field
  • Preferred: Experience in one any of the following: Audio Engineering, Master Electrician, Light Designing, and/or Set Designing
  • Ability to lift and move 30 pounds (unassisted), and 50 pounds (assisted).
  • Position requires nights and weekends as determined by supervisor and/or designee.


For best consideration, please apply by September 30, 2022.


*We are committed to ensuring equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all hiring and employment practices. Cecil College will not discriminate against any individual by reason of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic status, genetic information, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.