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JOB ID: 1588
JOB TITLE: Part-Time Special Events Technician
LOCATION: Carnegie Science Center
DESCRIPTION: Recipient of the 2003 National Award for Museum Service, Carnegie Science Center inspires, entertains and delights by connecting science and technology with everyday life. In addition to providing valuable scientific experiences, Carnegie Science Center engages in outreach programs that serve Pittsburgh's diverse community. The Science Center is located on Pittsburgh's North Shore along the banks of the Ohio River and is accessible to persons with disabilities.
Our Special Events team is currently seeking a dynamic individual ultimately responsible for audio-visual requirements at the CSC's PointView Hall. Responsibilities will include external building rentals, internal departments providing events for CMP staff, customers, visitors or donors, and support for all CSC A/V functions related to theaters, exhibits and facilities. The position is also responsible for training special events staff on the proper use of audio-visual equipment and maintaining user manuals and updating appropriate licenses as applicable. In addition, the individual will act as a liaison between the special events department and other users of the space. Position assists with maintenance and management of all AV systems and equipment to guarantee the quality and reliability of the audio-visual services provided.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Prefer some college, technical school or related work experience involving technical, electro-mechanical, audio-visual and computer skills and equipment. One-two years experience in event or theatrical productions preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Must have excellent communication skills and ability to work with a variety of external clients and internal staff to implement audio-visual requirements for a diverse set of presentations and events.
Events require a ‘Can Do' attitude with the ability to troubleshoot and creatively solve problems on the spot. Flexibility and professionalism to handle requests within department limitations are necessary.
Must be available for regular weekend work and frequent evening assignments, with self-supervision.
Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds.
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh is interested in candidates who, through their experience and collaborations, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the Carnegie Museums community.
The following PA Act 153 clearances, or proof of application of clearances, are required prior to beginning employment and as a condition of continued employment:
• Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
• Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check
• FBI Fingerprint Criminal Background Check
Obtaining the required clearances is part of the orientation process. However, if you would like more information, please visit Keep Kids Safe.
Carnegie Museums is an EEO-1 Affirmative Action Employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability