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Temporary Stage Technician

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Boulder, Colorado





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Temporary Staff



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Job Summary

The University of Colorado Boulder encourages applications for Stage Technicians to assist with concerts, theatrical performances, events, and conferences! This would include everything pertaining to the setup, load in, run of show, and load out. All work will be supervised by an expert Production Manager. This role will use knowledge of different aspects of live entertainment including, but not limited to, audio, lighting, A/V, rigging, and stage management is a plus. We offer training in all of these areas!

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

Macky Auditorium Concert Hall is a multi-disciplinary venue and an auxiliary unit of the University of Colorado's College of Music. One of the 12 buildings that form the Norlin Quadrangle Historic District, it serves the campus and the region by entertaining, educating and challenging audiences with high quality local, national and international performances and events. A wide range of performers and speakers have graced our stage throughout the years, such as Eleanor Roosevelt, the Dalai Lama, Yo-Yo Ma, Jane Goodall, Robin Williams, Conan O’Brien, Bill Maher, Eddie Izzard, Alley II, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Sam Harris, Pilobolus, and Bill Nye, just to name a few.

Macky is home to the College of Music’s Band, Orchestra, Opera and Jazz programs, CU Present’s Artist Series, and the Conference on World Affairs. Some of our clients include the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra, Boulder Ballet, Colorado MahlerFest, Greater Boulder Youth Orchestra, TEDx Boulder, AEG Live and Live Nation as well as University Student Groups such as Program Council, the Distinguished Speakers Board, and the Cultural Events Board. Within its walls, Macky Auditorium also houses the College of Music’s Jazz and Choral Studies Departments, the American Music Research Center, the Center of the American West and the Center for Humanities and the Arts.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Stage Technicians assist with all aspects the success of live events including loading in/out and setup of lighting, audio systems, dance floors, staging, and props.

What You Should Know

  • Must complete Macky orientation, Rigging and Safety training.
  • This is a temporary, on-call position anticipated to last 9 months. The work schedule is any/all hours including evenings and weekends. Schedule is available up to a month out. We plan to discuss this more during interviews!

What We Can Offer

The pay range for this position is $18.00 - $20.00 per hour. 


Temporary positions at the University of Colorado are not benefits-eligible, however, all positions are eligible for paid sick leave

Be Statements

Be creative. Be talented. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50lbs.
  • 1 year of relevant experience. Education may substitute on a year-for-year basis. 

What You Will Need

  • Ability to take direction.

What We Would Like You to Have

  • Experience working in a concert/theater environment.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 
  1. A current resume. 
  2. OPTIONAL: A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position. 
We may request references at a later time.

Please apply by August 4, 2024 for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.

In compliance with the Colorado Job Application Fairness Act, in any materials you submit, you may redact or remove age-identifying information such as age, date of birth, or dates of school attendance or graduation. You will not be penalized for redacting or removing this information.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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