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Cedarville University

Cedarville, Ohio, United States

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Cedarville University
Job Description:

Cedarville University is seeking to hire a Lighting and Systems Coordinator to be responsible for scenic and lighting design/implementation, inventory control, and event rigging.  Other responsibilities include the maintenance and operation of various technical systems related to Production Services. This is full-time, exempt position that reports to the Assistant Director for Production Services.



Position Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance and upgrade of the Chapel and other department related technical systems, in coordination with the Assistant Director
  • Manage and maintain all departmental production lighting systems
  • Provide lighting and scenic support for daily Chapel, conferences, and events
  • Provide lighting systems support for HeartSong ministries
  • Use the CAD system for creating stage/rigging plots and lighting design for events
  • Work various on-campus events as assigned by the Assistant Director
  • Coordination of event load-in and rigging of productions
  • Manage equipment inventory and assist with repair of various technical systems
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with vendors, contractors and external organizations e.g. camps, schools, churches
  • Fill in for other areas of production, as needed


Position Requirements:

  • B.A. or comparable past work experience required
  • Experience working live events including e.g. production rigging, lighting, stage management, logistics, etc.
  • Maintain industry standard memberships and certifications
  • Computer literate and familiarity with specific software. E.g. lighting software (High-End Systems), Office, Vectorworks, Filemaker, etc.
  • Organizational skills
  • Strong communication skill
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Willing to work flexible hours
  • Ability to set and achieve goals without direct supervision
  • Task-oriented; detail-conscious; able to work well under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal skills needed both in and out of university environment
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds and extend hands and arms in any direction


Contact Information:


All official inquiries should be directed to hr@cedarville.edu. Applicants must agree with and be willing to abide by Cedarville University's doctrinal statement, community covenant, and general workplace standards.  This position is subject to the University's verification of credentials and other information required by law and Cedarville University policies, including the completion of a criminal history investigation. Cedarville University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


To Apply: www.cedarville.edu/jobs


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Cedarville University

Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist institution with an enrollment of 3,620 undergraduate, graduate, and online students in more than 100 areas of study. Founded in 1887, Cedarville is recognized nationally for its authentic Christian community, rigorous academic programs, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings, and leading student satisfaction ratings. More...