UW School of Drama is Hiring!

University of Washington School of Drama


About the project and the company

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.

Job Description

STAGE TECHNICIAN 2 reports to the Technical Director, and works closely with other shop staff to support the School’s Mission, Vision, Values & Commitments. The School of Drama is committed to building and supporting a multicultural community that fosters equity, diversity, inclusion, and access. Our faculty and staff are expected to understand and embrace our commitment to respecting and representing diverse ideas, races, genders, sexualities, abilities, cultures, religions, and traditions, and to interrupt behaviors that hinder our work towards anti-racism and our diversity and inclusion efforts. Black, Indigenous, People of Color and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications

Two years of experience as Stage Technician I or equivalent experience and education.

Desired Qualifications

-Proficiency in scenic construction -Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and drafting -Experience in rigging, lighting, sound, media, painting, and/or props preferred, but not required -Knowledge of theatre and industry standard safety protocols and procedures -Possess strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills -Experience or familiarity in fall protection system/equipment -Experience in leading crews -Proficient in the operation and maintenance of a wide variety of shop tools and equipment, all within safety guidelines -Current with latest technologies and innovations in technical theatre -Experience with, or ability to use AutoCad and/or Vectorworks, preferred but not required -Ability to use Microsoft office suite -Ability to work under the stress of deadlines and adapt to changing priorities while maintaining a positive and productive attitude -Ability to work successfully both independently with minimal supervision and as a member of a team -Excellent communication and interpersonal skills -Patience and understanding in working with students -Ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds -Openness to personal growth -Possession of a valid driver’s license

Other details

This is a 9 month appointment. May include some evening and weekend hours.

Additional information
Preferred method of submission


Pay Rate

50% of $3343 - $4455 per month

Audition location

Seattle Washington

Submission instructions

For more details and to apply, visit this link: https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/ENG/candidates/default.cfm?szCategory=jobprofile&jobhistory=1&szOrderID=222488

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