Open Job in Academic & University Assistant Director of Sound, Light, & Media


To provide leadership, technical support, for Sound, Light, & Media Department that
provides event production support for events in the Philippe Performing Arts Center (PPAC), Chapel/Auditorium, and Student Center. (The PPAC
includes the 1,100 seat Auditorium, the Baker Recital Hall, and the RCA Black Box Theatre. The Chapel Auditorium provides a 3,750 seat
auditorium. The Student Center spaces include the Globe Theatre, Banquet Rooms, and Commons.)


Reports to the Director of Sound, Light, & Media


Bachelor degree
required, masters preferred.


  • Serve the campus and community by providing
    oversight for the management of the PPAC (a facility with a 1,100 seat auditorium, a recital hall and a black box theatre), the
    Chapel/Auditorium (3,750 seat auditorium and large lobby), and services for the Student Center and outdoor student and campus events on
  • Supervise professional staff and student staff (as appropriate).
  • Develop and maintain an interpersonal and
    educational environment with areas of responsibility.
  • Advise campus personnel on use of the PPAC, Chapel/Auditorium, and Student
    Center relating to audio-visual aspects of each facility.
  • Work with the Director of Sound, Light, & Media to conduct develop
    long term maintenance/improvement plan for equipment, furnishings, etc. for the PPAC, Chapel Auditorium and Student Center Venues.
  • Participate in professional organizations for pertinent audio-visual areas.
  • Attend departmental meetings, committee meetings,
    and other meetings associated with the position.
  • Plan and administer duties in a manner that will achieve a favorable response from
    both internal and external constituencies.


Sound, Lighting and Media
Student Staff


According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must
possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement

  • A
    devoted Christian
  • Experience in production for student activities or performing center operations
  • Must specialize in
    lighting, sound design, and scenography
  • Gifted in teaching and motivating others, supervisory and delegation skills
  • Skills in creativity, organization, follow-through, and communication
  • Ability to lift, carry, and move items as needed
  • Willing to work flexible hours (nights and/or weekends) as needed to accommodate the needs/expectations of those utilizing the sound and
    light production team


The above statements are intended to describe the
general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They should not be construed as an exhaustive
list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. In addition, nothing in this job description restricts
management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

Indiana Wesleyan University is
committed to equal opportunity in employment and maintaining a work environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. Accordingly,
the University affords equal opportunity to all employees and prospective employees without regard to race, sex, color, national or ethnic
origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

These have access to all the
rights, privileges, and programs generally made available to employees at the University. It does not discriminate in the administration of
its policies, programs, nor during any phase of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, treatment during employment, rates of pay
or other compensation, and termination of employment.

As an educational institution operating under The Wesleyan Church, Indiana
Wesleyan University reserves and exercises its privileges under applicable law to prefer employees on the basis of religion and who are best
suited to its religious purpose.

Indiana Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Indiana Wesleyan University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by law, in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other administered programs, and all phases of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, treatment during employment, rates of pay or other compensation, and termination of employment. As an equal opportunity employer, Indiana Wesleyan University is committed to compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 or other federal, state, or local laws or executive orders except as claimed in a filed religious exemption. Indiana Wesleyan University affirms its position as a Christian University of the liberal arts and asserts its rights to employ persons who subscribe to the intent, mission, and doctrinal position stated in the university catalog. The President, the Administrative Officers, and all persons who have hiring authority will maintain and implement personnel policies and practices to assure that affirmative action/equal opportunity is being actively implemented and that no employee or applicant for employment or promotion shall suffer any form of discrimination. Indiana Wesleyan University will take appropriate steps to provide reasonable accommodations upon request to qualified individuals with disabilities so long as doing so does not cause Indiana Wesleyan University an undue hardship.

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