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Summer Programs & Technical Support Assistant

Company: University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Posting Details
Posting Details Job Title Summer Programs & Technical Support Assistant

Requisition Number DU10198

Department Name 8X000:College of Fine Arts

Work Location Lexington, KY

Salary Range $12.00/hour

Type of Position Student

Position Time Status Part-Time

Required Education UK Student Enrollment

Required Related Experience NA

Required License/Registration/Certification NA

Physical Requirements Standing or walking for extended periods of time and lifting/pushing/pulling objects up to 50 pounds.


  • Up to 40 hours per week, daytime or evening, including weekends and holidays. Work week includes 2 days off each week (Sunday-Saturday work week).
  • Up to 2 meals provided at UK Champions Kitchen during shift.
  • Actual work schedule provided two weeks in advance and is based on various activities and program needs of the College and sponsored summer programs.
  • Guaranteed days off on May 29 and July 2 to July 5. Other schedule conflicts addressed on a case-by-case basis.

    Job Summary The College of Fine Arts seeks applicants for Summer Program & Technical Support Assistants for multiple Summer Outreach Activities including: Grand Night for Singing, Governors School of the Arts, Dance Intensive, Orff/Schulwork Training, Summer Trumpet Institute, Dalcroze Training, and classroom/studio support.

    Summer activities begin May 22, 2023 and continue until August 2, 2023. Program & Technical Support Assistants work as a team. Duties include:

    • Daily program support
    • Assist with technical support of performances, studio time, and events
    • Organize and implement maintenance and operation of performance-related equipment
    • Load in/out tasks
    • Opening day and final day events
    • Other day-to-day management and coordination of technology needs in a wide range of spaces across campus

      This position provides paid day and/or evening on-boarding and trainings to include minors on campus policies, golf cart trainings, IT overview of audio-visual needs in classrooms, and theatre technical system instruction for various lighting, sound, and projection needs in the Singletary Center and the Fine Arts Building.

      The University of Kentucky, College of Fine Arts thrives because we serve and honor individuals and communities with unique and distinct voices. The College intentionally supports an authentic environment of diversity, equity, and inclusion through artistic programming and curricula that explore and celebrate the experiences of those voices. Because we believe that the arts are essential to the life of the individual and the community, we actively facilitate wide-ranging creative expression among our faculty, staff, and student artists and commit to inclusivity in our hiring and recruiting of faculty, staff, and students. In alignment with our DEI commitment, we welcome and invite applicants who have a deep interest in advancing this mission and those who possess the skills and experience for this work. As a member of the state's flagship institution, we pledge to ensure that our campus is a place where differences are welcomed and valued, different perspectives are respectfully heard, and where every individual feels a sense of belonging and inclusion. Visit our website: https://finearts.uky.edu/

      Given the COVID -19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID -19 vaccination for all new hires and rehires. Prior to the first day of employment, all new hires and rehires must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID -19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID -19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID -19 vaccination requirement. For those who have completed the first vaccination against COVID -19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

      Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

      Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No

      Preferred Education/Experience Experience in performance technical support, audio-visual support, and/or arts background is preferred.

      Deadline to Apply 03/01/2023

      University Community of Inclusion The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

      As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

      Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Keywords: University of Kentucky, Lexington , Summer Programs & Technical Support Assistant, IT / Software / Systems , Lexington, Kentucky

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