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Arena Phys Fac Supv

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

• Fully complete the Education and Work History sections of the application. Be specific on your entire work history, including the employment dates and duties for all positions held. • Once your complete application is submitted, it will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for this classification. • Please monitor your e-mail for further information regarding your application status. • All qualified candidates will be scheduled to take a State Universities Civil Service Examination. At the time of testing, you will be required to present a photo ID. NOTE: If you have previously tested for this classification and you wish to rewrite the examination to improve your score, please contact the Civil Service Testing Office at 815-753-6033 or 815-753-6034 by September 9, 2017. • Documentation such as driver’s licenses and/or DD214 MUST be presented at the time of the examination in order to receive the maximum eligible points. • This classification is considered Security Sensitive. Employment is contingent upon your passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Position Details

Posting Detail Information

Position # 00034433
Position Title Arena Phys Fac Supv
Working Position Title Arena Phys Fac Supv
Posting Type Civil Service
FTE 1.00
Representation Union
Primary Function

This individual will oversee all operational phases of events, pre-event, event, and post event, including all staff supervision and training. This individual will oversee operations scheduling for building changeover staff, technical, as well as, assist in the event coordination. Responsibilities include supervising and performing the work involved in the conversion of the Athletic Department facilities for a large variety of events.

Duties and Responsibilities (generally)

This position is accountable to the Auditorium Technical Director and performs his/her duties in his/her absence or as directed. This individual supervises assigned Extra Help and Student employees.. The Arena Physical Facility Supervisor will work closely with all Convocation Center and Intercollegiate Athletics departments and staff to provide excellent guest service.

Minimum Required Qualifications for this position

CREDENTIALS TO BE VERIFIED BY PLACEMENT OFFICER
1. high school graduation or equivalent
2. three years of full-time professional experience working with stage equipment, scenery, draperies, grids, hardware, and props, and/or in the set-up and operation of arena, multi-purpose building, portable stage platform, or exhibition facilities
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES NEEDED TO UNDERTAKE JOB
1. knowledge of stage scenery, lighting, and props and a familiarity with equipment and materials pertaining thereto
2. skill in the use of hand tools
3. ability to work varying and unusual work schedules
4. supervisory ability

Education and Experience Preferred

Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.

This position requires accuracy, attention to detail, and consistent follow-through. The individual in this position must possess leadership and supervisory skills and be willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays. Knowledge of electrical systems, sound system operation and maintenance procedures, theatrical lighting system operation and maintenance procedures, terminology and principles pertinent to electric, electronic, sound, and light equipment.

In addition, this individual should have knowledge of staging, rigging safety, illumination, and properties; familiarity with equipment and materials pertaining thereto as well as be able to operate and maintain sound and lighting equipment appropriate to professional presentation of live-theater productions, addresses, concerts, sporting events, and similar programs.

Working Hours 9-5pm
Hiring rate/range Commensurate with experience
Posting Date 09/07/2017
Closing Date 09/30/2017
Priority Review Date
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

• Fully complete the Education and Work History sections of the application. Be specific on your entire work history, including the employment dates and duties for all positions held.

• Once your complete application is submitted, it will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for this classification.

• Please monitor your e-mail for further information regarding your application status.

• All qualified candidates will be scheduled to take a State Universities Civil Service Examination. At the time of testing, you will be required to present a photo ID. NOTE: If you have previously tested for this classification and you wish to rewrite the examination to improve your score, please contact the Civil Service Testing Office at 815-753-6033 or 815-753-6034 by September 9, 2017.

• Documentation such as driver’s licenses and/or DD214 MUST be presented at the time of the examination in order to receive the maximum eligible points.

• This classification is considered Security Sensitive. Employment is contingent upon your passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Link to Department Homepage http://www.convocenter.niu.edu/convo/
Physical Demands

This person must have the ability to read, write, speak, and understand English. The individual must have the physical strength to assist in arena set-ups and tear downs, as well as be able to climb up and down stairs and ladders. The employee will regularly move/ lift up to 50 pounds and occasionally move/ lift up to 100 pounds, and will be exposed to loud conditions, and moving parts.

EEO Statement

In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Is Background Check Required Yes
Visa Policy

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

ADA Accomodation

To request a reasonable accommodation please contact Human Resource Services at 815.753.6000. For more information about requesting an ADA accommodation view Employment and Accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act policy.

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents