University of Leeds - Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures

Are you a theatre technician with an interest in working in an educational setting?

As a member of the technical staff team you will be responsible for the provision of audio-visual, lighting, sound and performance production support (set construction and installation etc). You will provide general technical support, advice and problem solving for teaching, research activities and to external users of stage@leeds, including but not limited to professional theatre and dance artists, conferences and community groups.

You will have experience of working in a technical capacity within a professional theatre/performance/arts environment and have experience of operation and control of sound, including live mixing, together with experience of rigging and operating lighting equipment in performance, including plotting and programming. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to explain specialist, technical information to non-specialist audiences.

The post will require regular moderate to heavy lifting. Flexible hours of working (evenings and weekends) will be required to facilitate the School’s performance schedules for which time in lieu will be given.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Steve Ansell, Artistic Director and Theatre Manager, Tel: +44 (0)113 343 8731, Email:

Location: Leeds - Main Campus

School/Institute: School of Performance & Cultural Industries (PCI)

Working Time: 21 hours per week

Contract Type: Fixed Term (10 months from September 2017 (maternity cover))

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