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Assistant Auditorium Technician

University/Agency Illinois State University
Civil Service Classification Assistant Technical Director
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Posting Duration 2/27/2024 - 3/11/2024
Probationary Period 6 months

Job Description

Job Summary
Under the general supervision, will perform and be responsible for the necessary work involved in the coordination, setup, maintenance and operation of all PA, AV, and other related technical needs of the Athletic Department and its vendors. The venues serviced by this individual include but are not limited to: CEFCU Arena, Hancock Stadium, Kaufman Building, Horton Fieldhouse, Weibring Golf Club, Duffy Bass Field, Marian Kneer Stadium, and the Redbird Soccer Field. This individual’s service will be provided for the following types of events (but not limited to): collegiate athletic contests, high school athletic contests, concerts, banquets, meetings, private events, assemblies, and other various public, community, and University events. This position will provide superior customer service to internal and external constituents.

Additional Information
University Benefit Highlights:

- Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
- Retirement and supplemental retirement
- Tuition waiver benefits are available to staff as well as their eligible dependents.
- Paid holiday/administrative closures during Thanksgiving and Winter Breaks
- Paid vacation and sick time

For more University Benefit information:

Information regarding eligibility for participation in the State Universities Retirement System and the State of Illinois Group Insurance program can be reviewed here


Required Qualifications
1. High school diploma or equivalent.
2. Any one or combination totaling eighteen months (18 months) from the categories below:
A. course work in arts, theatre, theatre management, music business, or a closely related field, as measured by the following conversion table or its proportional equivalent:
- 30 semester hours equals one (1) year (12 months)
- Associate’s Degree (60 semester hours) equals eighteen months (18 months)
B. work experience in technical operations of event production or closely related experience.
3. A final candidate must complete a post-offer pre-employment physical exam. Employment is contingent on the successful result of the pre-employment physical.

Preferred Qualifications
One year of work experience in technical operations of event production or closely related experience.


$22.80 per hour


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Contact Information

University/Agency Illinois State University
Department/College Human Resources
Contact Breanna Crippen
Phone Number 309-438-8311
Comments Please fully complete the entire application including, but not limited to, the education and work history portions. Be specific on your work history, including employment dates (if part-time you must list the number of work hours) and duties for all positions held. Applicable part-time work experience will be considered toward qualifying for this position; however, it will be converted to a full-time equivalency to determine combined length of experience. Please do not put "see resume" in the duties and responsibilities section of the work history. This will be considered an incomplete application and incomplete applications will not be considered.

College or university transcripts (may be unofficial) must be submitted prior to the application deadline to receive maximum eligible points on the exam. Transcripts can either be uploaded with your application or submitted via the options listed below.

To be eligible for Veteran's Preference points on the exam, appropriate military service documentation such as a DD-214 must be submitted prior to the application deadline.

Transcripts, and/or military service documentation may be faxed or mailed to Human Resources by the application deadline:

Fax: 309.438.0011, Attn: Breanna Crippen
Address: Illinois State University
Human Resources
Campus Box 1300
Normal, IL 61790-1300

The Civil Service examination for this classification is based on your application materials and responses to the supplemental questions. No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from applicants that qualify to take the exam. If you meet the minimum required qualifications for this position, you will receive a score calculated based on your education and experience, and your name will be placed on the active employment register by exam score. After the application deadline, the names within the top three scores will be referred to the department for interview.

Illinois State University is authorized to do business within the State of Illinois. All work under this appointment is required to be performed from within the State of Illinois. If hired, out-of-state candidates must establish Illinois residency within 180 calendar days from the start date for this position. Illinois residency requires proof of a valid Illinois driver’s license or a valid State of Illinois ID card. Failure to produce the required documentation within 180 calendar days will result in immediate termination of employment.