Performing Arts Audio and Video Technician

Summary

The Performing Arts Audio and Video Technician is responsible for the setup and operation of all event audio needs as well as in-house video needs. Duties include overall event setup with team, a clear understanding of audio operations for all events, and assisting Facilities with backup coverage.  

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performing Arts and Event Services technical audio and video support.
  • M.I.K.E. (community recording studio/stage) supervision.
  • Audio equipment maintenance.
  • Maintain Performing Arts storage and shop spaces.
  • Assist with event setup as needed.
  • Assist as Facilities backup as needed.

Ideal Candidate:

Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality. Acts as a positive influence on others; is passionate about the Arts Center, internally and externally. Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas. Strong interpersonal communication skills with staff, interdepartmental, and leadership.

Essential Skills & Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.
    • Live band and stage production experience with analog and digital audio consoles.
    • Understanding of video equipment and editing software.
    • Strong customer service skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills. Ability to work independently, collaboratively, and in a team environment.
    • Organized and detail oriented with superb time management skills.
    • Pro-active self-starter who exhibits initiative and leadership.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products.

Working Environment

    • Standing or walking for more than 8 hours/day.
    • Bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, climb a step ladder, handle weight
      up to 25 lbs.
    • Maintain professional and business-like demeanor and appearance.
    • Flexibility in schedule, evening and weekend hours as required.
    • During artist residency weeks, potential for 10-14 hour work days.

The John Michael Kohler Arts Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Please stop in to complete an application, or submit a resume with three professional references to:

John Michael Kohler Arts Center
Human Resources Manager
608 New York Avenue
Sheboygan WI 53081
Or email: HR@jmkac.org