UCL Culture invite applications for the post of Theatre Technical Manager UCL Culture manages museums, theatres, and collections and facilitates engagement within and outside of UCL. This includes the Bloomsbury Theatre, the Grant Museum of Zoology, and the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, the Art Museum, the Pathology Museum and collections including the auto icon Jeremy Bentham. We bring diverse performers and audiences into the heart of UCL to energise the student experience and fuel UCL’s creative culture with cutting edge cultural experiences. We collaborate with UCL students and staff to provoke, connect and engage more powerfully. We use our objects, insights and expertise to reframe questions and surface new ideas. We believe that open minds see further. The Bloomsbury Theatre and Studio comprise a 550 seat proscenium arch theatre and a 50-70 seat black-box studio space. The theatre host a wide range of activity including student and university productions, professional and amateur events. The post holder will undertake to lead the theatre technical team as a member, manager and technical expert. To be the budget holder for the Theatre technical area. To liaise with all users of the Bloomsbury Theatre and Bloomsbury Studio (including commercial, touring and amateur events, UCL student and academic events) and UCL researchers to assist and advise them on technical theatre aspects of their productions in order for the events to run smoothly and safely. To manage the rota of technicians and stage door keepers. The actively promote a safety culture. To manage the programme of equipment maintenance and renewal for the theatre spaces. To advise colleagues across UCL Culture on technical theatre.
The successful candidate will have experience of working as a professional theatre technician in both a receiving house and with touring productions and will have knowledge and experience of a broad range of technical theatre aspects such as sound, light, set building and design stage management and an in depth knowledge of Health and Safety issues. This role will operate under a working hour’s arrangement generating flexibility of working hours from week to week. Working hours will include evenings, weekends, bank holidays and college closure periods
The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £35,328 to £42,701 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
Closing Date: 26 May 2019
Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.
Interview Date: TBC
We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.