The Technical Services Manager is responsible for duties that directly support the production of events at the College Park Center and Department of Special Event Facilities. This position directly oversees the planning and execution of production information for events, including sound, lighting, video broadcast and rigging; coordinates logistical information and communicates that information to stakeholders; schedules and supervises freelance crew members; oversees equipment maintenance, including developing and maintaining maintenance and replacement cycles; and provides general support to the operation of College Park Center. The Technical Services Manager works closely with internal and external clients and manages multiple projects concurrently with great attention to detail.
Essential Duties Include: 1) In cooperation with other managers, professional entertainment event producers, and private facility use sponsors, analyzes facility operation and identifies technical requirements for venue and event success. 2) Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with performers’ representatives, representatives of private facility users, representatives of other outside agencies, co-workers, subordinates, and other University personnel. 3) Performs technical set-ups for NCAA Division I women’s volleyball and men’s and women’s basketball competitions, WNBA basketball competitions and other events, including pre-game light show and event lighting, center hung scoreboard, AV requirements, ribbon board(s) and end-hung video board functionality, and ESPN-3 broadcast requirements. Works with outside production and broadcast crews providing services at events in the venue. Performs related duties as required. 4) Establishes and maintains preventative and corrective maintenance programs for equipment and facility maintenance. Assigns and supervises tasks directly and through intermediate supervisors. Reviews and coordinates work in process. 5) Establishes candidate pools, interviews, hires and trains personnel in extra help in stage craft, lighting, sound, rigging, and broadcast production and/or other positions. Schedules and supervises audio, lighting and production crews, as appropriate for the event requirements. 6) Professional entertainment event oversight, including monitoring load-in, production setup and overhead rigging.
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Bachelor’s Degree in Radio/Television, Technical Production, or related field or the equivalent experience. 2 comparable years of related experience. Two (2) years of supervisory experience at a multi-purpose, public assembly facility working in stagecraft, broadcast, audio-visual and lighting systems, and/or project management. Ability to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues on the fly. Good communication skills. Ability to monitor rigging and ensure safety guidelines are being followed. Working knowledge of technical riders for productions/shows and procuring necessary equipment.
Above average knowledge and understanding of production needs and techniques of a professional presentation in the area of college sports/ESPN3 broadcasts, high end concerts, speaker presentations and having the flexibility to act and react to any changes or needs that arise during those events. Ability to manage multiple events in various stages of planning.
Internal Number: S00856P
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