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Job Title: Shop Foreman (Temporary) - Theater Production Department (T884)
Location: Azusa, CA United States
Position Type: Temporary
Post Date: 06/07/2018
Expire Date: 07/07/2018
Job Categories: Other
Job Description
Shop Foreman (Temporary) - Theater Production Department (T884)
APU is seeking employees who desire to engage in our thriving culture by cultivating community through professional interactions, demonstrating a posture of lifelong learning, and modeling Christ-like character. Working together, employees at APU commit to establishing a university atmosphere that is pleasing to God and edifying to one another.

The position of Interim Shop Foreman, is responsible for assisting the Interim Technical Director in the planning, supervision, and implementation of all of the technical production elements for the APU theater Department. Working primarily in the construction of scenic properties, this position will aid in the supervision of student workers on assigned projects under the direct supervision of the Technical Director.

Required Education
* Bachelor of Arts or equivalent experience.

Required Experience
* 1 year experience in technical theater with an emphasis in theatrical construction.

Primary Duties/Essential Functions
* Responsible for overseeing the scene shop, lighting lab and theater spaces under the direction of the technical director and technical theater faculty.
* Creation of weekly tasks/duties list for production build in concert with tech/design faculty.
* Student crew mentorship.
* Inventory of materials/stock needs.
* Enforcement of all facility rules and safety procedures.

* Ability to prioritize and organize multiple tasks.
* Excellent technical abilities in planning, and construction.
* Good with power tools.
* Strong communication and organizational skills.
* Responsible for daily electronic timekeeping as it applies to the scope of this position.
* Regular, punctual attendance as required by the supervisor based on department needs.
* Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Mental Demands
* Ability to work under pressure, exuding a mature demeanor while multi-tasking in a deadline oriented environment with accuracy and consistency.
* Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
* Ability to work collaboratively with a team, as well as an independent contributor.
* Ability to exercise good judgment and discretionary skills in determining when to act independently and when to consult management prior to taking action.
* Self-starter with a positive attitude.
* In agreement with the purpose and goals of Azusa Pacific University in providing a Christian-based higher education for its students.
* Ability to design lights or sound for production a plus, but not necessary.

Physical Demands
* Physical work and endurance, including frequent lifting (occasional lifting up to 50-75 pounds)
* Ability to reach, bend, twist, grasp, and reach.
* Ability to construct sets and climb ladders.
* Ability to work at heights and in challenging environments.

Visual Demands
* Reading blue prints

* Loud continuous high noise volume, exposed to hot and cold temperature during busy times.

* Proficient in Google Apps., Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel.

* Grade 5: $16.11 - $20.94/hour

Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation.

Click below to discover some of the many benefits APU employees enjoy including competitive health care options, an 8% retirement match, and a generous tuition discount.


You can learn more about APU by watching the stories of faculty, staff, and alumni as they carry out our mission here: http://www.apu.edu/stories/

Azusa Pacific University will conduct a background check on all final candidates.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled unless otherwise stated. Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Azusa Pacific University is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
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