Jobs

Current Openings:

Posted DEC 22, 2017

Curatorial Assistant (Fixed Term)

The Curatorial Assistant will work as a member of the EMPAC Curatorial team and assist with artistic re-search, development and organization of the curated programming, specifically for the summer 2018 Spa-tial Audio Workshop and 10th Anniversary celebration in the fall of 2018.

The Curatorial team at EMPAC has three curator positions (dance/theater, music, and time-based visual arts) and a project manager. Curators collaborate closely in an interdisciplinary way to shape events, ex-hibitions, commissions, productions, and workshops. They work very closely with artists and the EMPAC production teams (Audio, Video, Stage Technologies, IT) in the development, support, production, and presentation of new works.

Posted DEC 18, 2017

Event Technician, Stage (or Sr.)

The Event Technician will be a generalist in all production departments and specialize in the lighting field of the stage technologies dept. Supports the installation, operation and strike of performance systems during residencies, research and events in general.

Housekeeper

The as-needed Housekeepers will clean assigned residential spaces in keeping with Institute standards of cleanliness. Assigned spaces may include the residences for EMPAC’s artists or researchers-in-residence, as well as related EMPAC back of house spaces. Duties will include, but are not limited to laundry, sanitizing, supply re-stocking, mopping, and general cleaning.

Posted SEP 20, 2017

The Event Technician III

will provide directing, score and/or video editing support to the EMPAC production teams for set-up, load in, execution and strike activities in the EMPAC building.

The Event Technician II

will provide camera operation and/or lighting technician support to the EMPAC production teams for set-up, load in, execution and strike activities in the EMPAC building.

The Event Technician I

will provide camera shading and/or production support to the EMPAC production teams for set-up, load in, execution and strike activities in the EMPAC building.

Production Technician II

Provides occasional technical support as needed for EMPAC activities. Specific titles include:

Stage Electrician – Responsibilities include helping to hang, focus, and strike high end lighting instruments for shows and rental events.

Stage Carpenter – Responsibilities include assisting to construct, coordinate, and adapt scenery and scenic elements for production and events, load in/out and assist with strikes and rentals.

Rigger – Responsibilities include running the rail for load-ins, outs, rehearsals, and performances.

Wardrobe Manager – Responsibilities include strategic planning and organization of wardrobe area, creation of wardrobe paperwork, preparation of dressing room areas, load-in ad strike costumes, assisting actors with dressing and quick changes, maintenance of costumes and supervision of wardrobe crew.

Lighting Console Operator – Primary Duties include programming and operating the Lighting Console for a production and assisting with load-ins, focus and strike for a production

Art Handler – Responsibilities include the safe handling and movement of works of art; uncrating and crating of art, accurately labeling and/or tagging works of arts and locations, ensuring that works of art are cared for and house appropriately and maintaining accurate inventory records.

Production Technician III

Provides occasional technical support as needed for EMPAC activities. Specific titles include:

Art Handler, Sr. – Responsibilities include oversight of the preparation and installation of collection/special exhibits including mounting, painting, use of power tools, lighting, metal working, carpentry, installation, packaging and shipping. Provide input and ideas regarding Managers/curators.

Production Technician Supervisor – Responsible for supervision of team of workers and stage/lighting plots, tech riders and handles the crew and venue when needed.

Stage Manager – Responsibilities include supervision of the cast and crew, organization and running of all rehearsals and calling of production.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.