UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply
New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint a Theater Technical Specialist reporting directly to the Video and Broadcast Manager.
The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi is looking for knowledgeable and experienced Theater Technical Specialist to primarily support the Video and Broadcast requirements, the Theater Technical Specialist will operate and maintain all professional stage, lighting, sound and video systems across multiple venues, including a 700-seat auditorium, a 150-seat recital hall, a flexible 300-capacity black box theater, and external spaces that will be used for performance, dinners, film, conferences, and other events, and various studios. In addition, they will collaborate with and mentor NYUAD students developing and presenting work in the Arts Center.
The position will require someone with a good understanding of video systems plus a willingness to be hands on with stage, lighting, sound equipment. The Theater Technical Specialist will report to the Video and Broadcast Manager, however may be working under the Stage, Sound, Lighting and Video Managers as required, and contribute to the development of a first-rate production crew. As such, the candidate must combine expert technical knowledge with communication, motivational, and training skills.
The successful candidate will be trained to operate all technical aspects of the performance space.
The position will require someone with hands on knowledge of video equipment and systems, who is resourceful, adept at problem solving, and able to collaborate with Production and Programming staff in delivering technical support for all Arts Center productions. Working as a skilled technician in all aspects of technical theater to achieve the successful production results for a variety of events including dance, theater, and music productions. Primarily, with responsibility to video, however will work and support all technical departments.
NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.