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St. Louis College of Pharmacy is currently seeking a live event production specialist to provide production support services across the College. The primary responsibilities of the position are to provide live production services, coordinate technical aspects of events, and to maintain and support College production systems, including event spaces and some classroom systems. These responsibilities include client consultation and event planning, live audio, lighting, recording, and systems engineering and maintenance. The position may also contribute to multimedia production by assisting other members of Academic Technology in development and production of instructional media resources as needed. This position requires technical aptitude, organizational and time management skills, the ability to communicate clearly and professionally with non-technical event planners, the ability to work independently and effectively prioritize, and the capacity to quickly learn new skills. This position is full-time, with semi-regular schedule adjustments to accommodate scheduled event times.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Lead support for live events, including AV, lighting, and recording (as needed).
Manage and maintain auditorium, production facilities, and related equipment and infrastructure.
Collaborate with Institutional Events and Operations staff to determine production options for internal event planners and rental clients.
Train and coordinate others on production systems when needed (e.g. co-workers, student workers, or contractors)
Assist Director of Academic Technology and college Help Desk in maintaining, supporting, and engineering classroom A/V and recording/capture systems.
Coordinate with instructors and Academic Technology staff to support recording of student practicum activities.
Uphold College Information Technology standards.
Maintain knowledge of relevant product offerings and technical advances in live production.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Qualifications and How to Apply
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in communication, visual arts, production, or related field. Four years of full-time relevant professional experience may be substituted for a formal degree.
Three years of experience in live production is required.
Experience in project management is highly desired.
SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Operate a digital audio mixer (e.g. Allen & Heath GLD series) to mix multiple sources to multiple outputs (mains, monitors, record, etc.).
Understanding of DMX controlled lighting, basic lighting design, and cue programing (e.g. Jands Vista).
Ability to identify and engineer microphones and equipment needed for events spanning from guest speakers or presenters to full bands or theater productions.
Basic understanding and operation of video production equipment.
Time and task management skills necessary to run bulk student recording sessions efficiently.
Safely engineer and operate professional equipment (lighting, audio, etc.) to avoid injury or damage.
Communicate technical considerations in manner that is both understandable to and respectful of non-technical colleagues.
Serve as a project manager by understanding timelines and dependencies as well as by setting and managing the expectations of stakeholders throughout the event planning and coordination process.
Must work well under pressure, and relate professionally with all faculty and staff. Must be able to coordinate and negotiate professionally with outside vendors.
Ability to demonstrate key values of: pride of ownership, sense of responsibility, strong work ethic, and willingness to expend extra effort when necessary.
Ability to learn and keep pace with changing technologies.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
If this sounds like the job for you here is information on how to apply:
Apply online and submit a cover letter, resume and references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
St. Louis College of Pharmacy is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled
Founded in 1864, St. Louis College of Pharmacy is one of the oldest and largest colleges of pharmacy in the nation. Our student body is among the most academically gifted in the Midwest. We provide an inclusive, supportive and enriching environment for growth, learning and leadership to prepare our students, residents, faculty, staff and alumni to positively impact patients and society. Employees are treated to a rich benefits package, a great campus in the heart of St. Louis’s biggest health care community, and an exciting college community where they can really make a difference for our students, the profession of pharmacy, and the health care of the region. St. Louis College of Pharmacy is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.
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