217 West 147th Street
National Dance Institute (NDI) is seeking a part-time Facilities/Production Associate for our Saturday program to run the NDI Center for Learning & the Arts located in Harlem. The ideal candidate has a background in facility and/or stage production equipment. This position primarily runs every Saturday from October - June (excluding major holiday weekends). Hours are roughly 9am - 5pm Saturday. Additional days/hours may be possible for the right candidate.
The part-time Facilities/Production Associate reports to the Technical Director/Producer and works directly with the NDI Production Team consisting of NDI’s Artistic Director, Director of Advanced Teams, Rehearsal Director, Music Director and Facilities/Studio Manager. The primary function of this position is to ensure the safe and proper use ofthe NDI Center for Learning & the Arts in support of NDI programs, rehearsals and/or rentals.
- Opening/Closing the NDI Center; turning on lights and inspecting premises to ensure all is ready for dancer arrival
- Ensure HVAC system is operating correctly. Check temperature in all areas and adjust as necessary throughout the day
- Check fire alarm panel, and continually check for compliance with fire and safety regulations
- Periodically check space for needed cleaning and restock of supplies and coordinate with custodial
- Coordinate with guard at security desk. Help enforce child safety practices (restroom procedures, secured spaces, etc.)
- Coordinate with staff for end-of-day strike and facility lockup
- Troubleshoot technical equipment in all studios and gallery spaces (iPod docks, bluetooth, mics, projectors, etc.)
- Provide basic sound & lighting support and equipment for special rehearsals and/or presentations
- Ensure video camera(s) are ready to record. Occasionally assist with video and/or audio recordings of rehearsals
- Production work related to current show and/or upcoming projects (equipment setup, running crew, strike)
- Facilities equipment assessment and repair, or errands related to same and/or annual maintenance
- Administrative work (updating schedules, running orders, contact sheets, scripts, making copies, emails, etc.)
- Filing and archival work (including paperwork, video and photo documentation, and other duties).
- Errands including travel to storage locations and vendors outside NYC (Valid driver’s license)
- Other duties or special projects as assigned
- Experience in management of facilities and/or rehearsal studios, and related equipment and systems
- General knowledge of theatrical systems, equipment and procedures (sound, lights, video)
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Mac or PC)
- Certified, or willing to become certified, in First Aid/CPR/AED and as NYC Fireguard
- Audio/Video editing and sharing (i.e. creating DVDs, CDs, uploading to internet/social media sites)
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and occasionally lift and carry up to 50 pounds
The right candidate will have a minimum of a high school diploma, a personal focus in facilities management and/or technical theater, and be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and experience to make a positive contribution to the organization.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Send cover letter, resume, salary expectations, and three (3) professional job references to email@example.com. Only qualified candidates will be considered and contacted. Please no phone calls, no recruiters! Salary commensurate with experience.