Wednesday, 05 July 2017 20:05

Assistant Audio Supervisor

Sponsoring Organization

The Public Theater



425 Lafayette St. New York, NY 10003


Until Filled



The Public Theater is seeking an experienced audio technician to support the day to day operations of the sound department supporting seven (7) venues. This position reports to and works directly with the Audio Supervisor, provides coverage by undertaking some Audio Supervisor responsibilites in their absence, and overseeing Audio work calls and crews, when assigned, during the tech and preview process. 

Specific Duties Include:
- Working in collaboration with the production department and the designer, coordinate the audio hang and focus, and troubleshooting the audio plot for all productions as assigned 
- Supervising work calls and tech and preview crews
- Supervising crews to prep, hang, and focus sound equipment as needed
- Ensuring all audio equipment installed for shows is maintained and kept in good working order.
- Attending the production meetings during rehearsals, tech, and previews
- Assisting the video department as needed and determined by the Audio Supervisor
- Ensuring and promoting safe and conscientious workmanship and working conditions
- Maintaining in-house sound equipment, including cleaning, inventorying, and repairing equipment as needed
- Assisting the Audio Supervisor with the recruiting, training, and scheduling of freelance audio labor
- Training running crews as necessary
- Developing and managing the work schedules for the overhire crew on an assigned show and event 
- Obtain quotes for and order equipment and supplies as necessary. 

The Public is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opprotunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status. 

Requirements: The successful candidate will have at least 4 years working in audio, including load-ins, strikes, shop preps at rental houses, rigging, and supervising crews. Must have strong knowledge of audio equipment as well as strong communications and time management skills. 

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