Production Services Technician

Reporting to the Director of Information Technology Services, and in close collaboration with the Production Services Coordinator, the Production Services Technician provides technical support in the planning and provision of sound, lighting, staging and video production services.

Primary responsibilities include collaborate with internal and external individuals and groups to ensure the successful design and implementation of sound, lighting, video and staging programs; deliver and deploy audio visual equipment to support academic programs and events; provide audio and video editing support to the faculty; serve as a technical liaison to performers; maintain audio/visual equipment; support the software and hardware in the Hess Center Recording Studio; and provide training and support for audio visual systems installed in facilities on campus.

The successful candidate will have an Associate’s degree, Bachelor’s degree preferred, 1-3 years’ experience working with sound and lighting in a performance environment, working in an educational environment is preferred proficiency and/or considerable aptitude with post-production software such as Adobe Premiere, or Final Cut Pro, and music composition software such as Sibelius, and familiarity with Google applications and PowerPoint is highly desirable; willingness to work a flexible schedule, including evening and/or weekend hours; strong initiative and the ability to be self-directed, resourceful and creative; demonstrated proficiency in managing multiple projects and priorities simultaneously; ability to troubleshoot complex A/V systems; willingness and ability to learn additional technologies as needed; strong written and oral communication skills; attention to details; excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; facility with and interest in the promotion of cooperation and teamwork with colleagues; strong customer service orientation; and a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion, and to serving the needs of a diverse community.

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Deerfield Academy is a private, coeducational boarding school located in western Massachusetts with 650 students and 130 faculty. The Academy was founded in 1797 and has no religious affiliation.

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