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Job ID: 149263

Theatre Assistant
San Diego Community College District

Date Posted Nov. 9, 2020
Title Theatre Assistant
University San Diego Community College District
San Diego, CA, United States
Department District Wide
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Arts/Museum/Theater

Theatre Assistant

San Diego Community College District

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Location: District Wide

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The Position:

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor or instructor, assist in the operation of a theater and construction of sets; operate and maintain lights and sound equipment; provide work direction to students and volunteers.

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Major Responsibilities:


  • Assist in the design and fabrication of sets, costumes and props.
  • Maintain, clean and repair equipment and tools, lighting and sound equipment and musical instruments.
  • Assist in rigging, lighting, sound effects, stage carpentry and set construction.
  • Inventory, store, receive, issue and check tools, lighting, equipment, costumes, lumber, makeup, hardware and paints
  • Maintain files and records.
  • Direct theater students and volunteers in the safe operation and use of the theater, tools and equipment.
  • Assist with box office duties, including cash security and ticket printing.
  • Perform duties related to audience hospitality, including ticket taking and concessions.



Knowledge of basic principles of stage productions, carpentry, painting, electrical set ups, lighting, rigging and sound systems. Ability to operate hand and power tools, communicate effectively and establish and maintain effective working relationships. Experience and training in set construction, theater operations and maintenance of stage equipment and materials.

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All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.


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