University of Central Oklahoma

  • Student Lighting Shop Assistant

    Posted Date 1 year ago(5/23/2018 4:12 PM)
    $7.50 - $8.00 per hour
    Compensation & Benefits Package at UCO
    N/A for student positions
    CFAD Scene Shop
    Hours Per Week
    Weeks Per Year
    Weeks Per Year
    Monday - Friday Flexible 10am-5pm, includes evenings and weekends.
    Job ID
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    Please describe any theatrical lighting experience you have in your resume and cover letter.

    Please upload a PDF of your STLR Snapshot ( to this job application; if you have no STLR credits yet, an empty one is acceptable.

    College/Department Overview

    Perform basic theatrical lighting tasks in a theatre setting. Set up and strike lighting equipment, handle lighting and electrical equipment, assist with paperwork using Microsoft Excel, Lightwright, and Vectorworks. Maintain lighting equipment and supplies. Oversee student crews in lighting areas.

    Position Overview

    Student will assist staff or faculty in supporting the classrooms, labs, or departments. Duties may include, setting up, picking up, and checking-in classroom items for classes. May be requested to set-up audio/visual equipment, PowerPoint presentations, and/or computers for staff, faculty or students.

    Department Specific Essential Job Functions

    The Student Lighting Shop Assistant provides support for all events at Mitchell Hall and related venues for University Productions and the College of Fine Arts and Design. Duties include setting up lighting equipment, running a light board, crewing shows, and managing lighting equipment on stage and backstage. Students will also assist with paperwork as assigned by the staff Master Electrician of Mitchell Hall, and other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications/Experience Required

    ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS Fall/Spring Semesters All student employees must be enrolled at least half time to be eligible to work any UCO student position. Half time enrollment for Fall/Spring is considered 5 hours for graduates and 6 hours for undergraduates. Summer Semester Undergraduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in 6 hours to work on campus and Graduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in at least 5 hours. All other students must be enrolled in at least 3 hours to work on campus. Students not enrolled in summer classes must be enrolled in Fall classes in order to work on campus, but will be required to pay FICA taxes. If the number of hours needed to graduate is less than the minimum hours required to work, the student must obtain a letter from his/her advisor stating the number of hours needed to graduate. Call Human Resources Dept. for further information.

    Qualifications/Experience Preferred

    Must have experience with basic theatrical lighting equipment. Applicant must be able to lift 50lbs. Ability to stand frequently and climb stairs and ladders with no restrictions. Must be comfortable working at heights. Student must have a flexible schedule and is required to work some evenings and weekends.


    Must have knowledge of basic theatrical lighting equipment. Experience using Microsoft Excel, Lightwright, and Vectorworks are preferred by not required. Student must have a flexible schedule and is required to work some evenings and weekends. The ideal candidate should be self-motivated, able to follow directions and complete projects with minimal instruction or supervision.

    Physical Demands

    Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


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