Published 14 days ago

Head Video Technician

On-site, Work must be performed in or near New York, NY


Job Type:Full Time
Job Type:Temporary
Experience Level:Mid-level
Salary:USD $56,500 - $58,000 / year
42 Week Contract



As a member of the Electrics Shop, and under the supervision of the Electrics Shop Supervisor, the Head Video Technician coordinates and fulfills video requirements for all Juilliard productions supported by the Production Department. In addition, and as time allows, they may assist in other roles within the Electrics Shop at the discretion of the Electrics Shop Supervisor.

This is a non-exempt position with a salary range of $56,500 - $58,000 for a 42 week contract. 


Working at Juilliard

Founded in 1905, The Juilliard School is a world leader in performing arts education. The school’s mission is to provide the highest caliber of artistic education for gifted musicians, dancers, and actors from around the world so that they may achieve their fullest potential as artists, leaders, and global citizens.

Excellence and professionalism are important guides in how we go about our work, but we also connect to the mission as individuals in the workplace. We thrive because of our variety of backgrounds and our ability to be open and honest, and we also thrive because we enjoy each other’s company. We believe that each employee has the responsibility to help shape the Juilliard organizational culture, and we provide opportunities to participate in team-building throughout the year. Our organizational values focus on excellence, creative enterprise, and equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging.

We encourage you to read more about how we achieve our mission on our website,


Role Responsibilities:

  • Works with the Video Designers to assess proposals and execute approved design scope for all production supported shows and events
  • Prepares and maintains all video related paperwork pertaining to the productions in each space
  • Supervises crews throughout the production process including ensuring that all video equipment is properly and safely hung and focused
  • Attends production meetings, rehearsals, and performances as assigned in order to maintain the integrity and smooth running of video operations
  • Assists in determining the appropriate crew calls and note sessions with the Electrics Shop Supervisor and the Video Designer
  • In coordination with the lighting and scenery departments, determines location and lensing for projector on productions with limited video scope 
  • Works with the venue Head Electrician to best determine safe hang positions, power, and cabling needs
  • Archives all video production paperwork 
  • Assists with the training of professional apprentices in the areas of maintenance, as assistants, and as operators
  • Fulfills maintenance duties on a daily, weekly, and yearly basis in all theaters and the electrics shops. 
  • Works as an electrician on load-ins, focus, and crew calls in other spaces as time allows and as assigned by Electrics Shop Supervisor


Minimum Requirements:

  • Ability to collaborate as a member of a team
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor at all times in a fast paced, high intensity environment
  • A commitment to equity, diversity, inclusiveness, and belonging
  • Three years’ experience as a Video Technician in a professional venue or related experience
  • Proficient knowledge of video playback systems, projectors, and lenses
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to follow instruction and work independently
  • Computer literacy including the use of Vectorworks and Q-Lab


Preferred Background:

  • Experience working in an educational institution
  • Previous experience in a multi-purpose performance space, specifically a fly house with both manual and electric line sets
  • Experience with theatrical rigging
  • Experience on opera, drama, and dance productions
  • Experience in AutoCAD helpful but not required


*Please note that a cover letter submission is required of all applicants. 


Benefits Offerings:

The Juilliard School provides competitive compensation and generous perks and benefits for all eligible employees. 

*Benefit offerings may differ based on Employee Status. 

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance 
  • 403(b) retirement annuity plan with a generous employer contribution
  • Optional, supplemental tax-deferred 403(b) retirement annuity plan 
  • Substantial paid time off, including vacation, personal leave, sick leave, and 29 paid School holidays 
  • Long-term disability coverage and salary continuation
  • Flexible Spending Accounts & Health Savings Account (pre-tax income for eligible health care expenses) 
  • Commuter benefits (pre-tax income for parking or mass transit expenses) 
  • Free financial-planning services 
  • Employee Wellness at the forefront: Employee Assistance Programs provide confidential support, guidance, and resources to assist faculty and staff and immediate family members in the prevention, early intervention and resolution of problems that may impact someone personally or professionally. 
  • Headspace - access to guided meditations, animations, articles and videos that helps users take care of their mind, at work and at home.
  • Tuition-free Extension classes – enroll in Juilliard non-credit earning, non-degree seeking classes at Juilliard! Interested in taking voice lessons? Or do you want to learn to play the piano or guitar? Perhaps you’ve always wanted to dance ballet? Or you’re interested in the history of music? There are a vast array of options for you to immerse yourself in the Juilliard culture. 
  • Tickets to Juilliard performances are available free of charge, depending on availability (certain exclusions apply)
  • 15% discount for staff at the Juilliard Store 


Nondiscrimination Policy:

The Juilliard School is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its relations with its faculty, staff, students, and other members of the Juilliard community, and does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, alienage, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, physical or mental disability, medical condition, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, partnership status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal law. This nondiscrimination policy covers, but is not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, benefits, rates of pay and other forms of compensation as well as student admission, access, and treatment in school programs and activities.


As a member of the Electrics Shop, and under the supervision of the Electrics Shop Supervisor, the Head Video Technician coordinates and fulfills video requirements for all Juilliard productions supported by the Production…


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