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JOB (Edmonton): Theatre Technician – Audio – MacEwan University

MacEwan UniversityFull-time Theatre Technician | Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.

The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include preparation for university and college, English as a Second Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Alberta College Conservatory of Music.


The Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications (FFAC) of MacEwan University is recruiting for a full-time continuing position of Theatre Technician, with an audio focus. The Theatre Technician maintains performance spaces and equipment ready for users; monitors user activities; and provides technical services in support of internal and external user productions as required in lighting, sound, rigging, etc. The Theatre Technician is accountable for the provision of technical support for performance spaces, ensuring that spaces operate safely and in the manner intended; and for the maintenance of performance spaces. Evening and weekend work is required.


The successful candidate will be proficient in the mixing of live sound on a digital sound console and the use of Protools. The technician must be able to read and produce technical drawings, preferably using AutoCAD or VectorWorks. Some experience as a lighting technician is required. Other desirable experience: AVID series consoles; ETC EOS family console software; and recording studio operation. This position requires attention to detail and above average verbal and written communication skills. The Theatre Technician must have the ability to act as a professional role model. The successful candidate will have a good understanding of the educational process and how this role supports the process.


The successful candidate will have a 2-year diploma in Technical Theatre or a related field, or equivalent professional experience; Standard First Aid, including CPR and AED; and two to three years of technical theatre experience with a focus on audio related duties.

When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary, and:

  • Generous vacation time
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Effective recognition and retention programs
  • Continuous learning culture
  • Opportunities for career growth

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

For general inquiries, please contact us at Please be advised that only applicants who apply directly to a posting through will be considered.

This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association employment collective agreement.

Category: Full-time Continuing
Salary: $54,270 – $70,550 per annum
Closing Date: Monday, June 19 at 4:30 pm
Competition No: 17.06.122

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