Princeton University - Lewis Center for the Arts
Princeton, NJ 08544
The LEWIS CENTER FOR THE ARTS is seeking a Full Time Sound Engineer to join our Production Staff. Reporting to the Lighting and Stage Supervisor, and working alongside our Theater Technician, the Sound Engineer will be an integral part of the production team. The ideal candidate will organize, maintain, and operate the sound equipment in all Theater and Dance spaces. They will be responsible for the strike, changeover, and set up of sound equipment for rehearsals, special events and performances. They will supervise and train casual hires and students on equipment operation, safety and run crew policies. They will possess a variety of skills, including: technical knowledge, exemplary communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to mentor and guide students as well as work with faculty and professional guest artists throughout the design and tech process. The Sound Engineer will be onsite for all tech rehearsals, dress rehearsals, and performances. This is a full time, 10-month position with a comprehensive benefits package.
The Lewis Center for the Arts (LCA) produces over 100 events every year, many of them under the Programs in Theater and Dance. In addition, The LCA is opening a new arts complex in the fall of 2017 and expanding our operations, performance spaces and staff. A 3,600-square-foot dance theater with flexible seating for up to 120 and a 3,600-square-foot black box theater with flexible seating for up to 150 will augment the existing 350 seat Berlind Theater. The new complex will also house acting studios, dance studios, a design studio, a lighting lab and a separate music wing. This expansion and addition of state of the art equipment and technology provides the opportunity for increased learning by our students as well as a great opportunity for the right individual to join our production team in a new and vital role.