Employment Opportunities

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Herberger Theater Center is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis, including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or national origin.

Administrative Assistant - Part Time
The Herberger Theater Center is seeking an Administrative Assistant to provide important support to relieve the President of administrative type functions, including scheduling, communication and organization of documents. This team member also provides clerical support for the Board of Directors and the Director of Development & Marketing. Reports to President & CEO. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required. Must have excellent communication skills and be highly organized. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Position is non-exempt, part-time and averages 30 hours per week. Until at least December 31, 2021, work hours will be split between remote and in office. Pay range: $17.00 to $20.00 per hour based on experience. Additionally, there are limited opportunities for complementary tickets to performances taking place at the Herberger Theater Center. Send resume and references to resumes@herbergertheater.org.
Light Board Operator - Tech Department
The Light Board Operator has responsibility for operating the Herberger Theater Center Lighting Consoles in each theater. Works directly with Resident Companies and other User Groups to facilitate needs in regard to the lighting consoles and the associated network while upholding Herberger Theater Center SHOWTIME standards.

The Light Board Operator may be responsible for supervising electricians and coordinating lighting hang and focus as required by individual productions. Will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of the lighting design as it relates to instruments, color, focus, cues, dimmers and accessories.

Education and/or experience in live theater productions and other live events. Knowledge of computerized lighting consoles, lighting instruments and accessories, basic electrical theory, stage rigging and counter-weight systems, as well as general theater safety is essential. Must have experience in the duties of a Master Electrician including supervising theatrical lighting electricians and understanding aspects of lighting design such as lighting plots, paper work, instrumentation and cueing. Very good inter-personal skills are important to the success of this position. Must be able to work under pressure and with varied schedule. Computer literacy is required.

• Operate ETC Gio @5 Lighting Console as part of lighting network during load-in and tech rehearsals.
• Operate ETC Gio @5 Lighting Console as part of lighting network during all performances.
• Maintain and configure ETC nodes as part of lighting network.
• Hang, circuit, color, focus, and strike lighting instruments and accessories for productions as needed.
• Coordinate hang, circuiting, coloring, focus, and strike and restoration of lighting instruments and accessories as needed.
• Supervise electricians during load-in, tech and strike as needed.
• Hang and strike work lights, cue-lights, and running lights and ensure their proper function.
• Ensure that lighting design remains unaltered for the duration of production runs including dimmer/burnout checks, focus checks, color checks and the subsequent replacement of appropriate element.
• Communicate problems with equipment to Herberger Theater Center Technical Staff.
• Communicate with Resident Company or User Group lighting designer, stage management, and other staff as needed.
• Act as liaison on matters pertaining to the lighting for a production between Resident Companies or User Groups and the Herberger Theater Center. May occasionally involve basic lighting design work.
• Assist in maintaining Herberger Theater Center policies as they relate to lighting.

Send cover letter and resume to Greta Haug at ghaug@herbergertheater.org.

Position is PART-TIME and compensated at $18-20 per hour.
No phone calls, please.
Part Time On-Call (Non-Exempt) - Tech Department
HTC maintains an over-hire list in Carpentry, Props, Wardrobe, Electrics, and Deck Crew. Daytime, night and weekend opportunities are available throughout the year. Must be able to lift 35lbs or more. Compensation $14-$18 and may vary call to call. Must be 18 years of age or older.

If you are interested in being added to our Tech Over-hire list, please send a resume and references, along with your area of experience and your general availability to our Tech Department at ghaug@herbergertheater.org.