University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7086963 (Ref.No. AHCPC1034)
Posted: October 12, 2021

Job Description

Are you a well organised and adaptable individual with a love of theatre and Performance? Do you want to join a team committed to supporting cutting edge performance practice working with professional theatre makers, staff and students?

As a Technician, you will work as a member of the technical staff team to provide general support for teaching within the School of Performance & Cultural industries, stage@leeds (the University's public licensed theatre) theatre venues and research activities through the provision of lighting, sound, video, AV and performance production support (set construction and installation etc.). You will also support equipment management and loan, undertake minor first-line maintenance and other commensurate duties.

You will possess demonstrable experience of working in a technical capacity within a professional theatre/performance environment and have experience of operation and control of sound, including live mixing, and experience of rigging and operating lighting equipment in performance, including plotting and programming. In addition, you will be self-directed and proactive, with the ability to manage and prioritise your own work and to use initiative where required. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are also essential. You will be required to work effectively and co-operatively as a member of a team and will be able to explain specialist, technical information to non-specialist audiences. You will also possess the willingness to undertake further training and development as necessary.

The post will require regular moderate to heavy lifting.  Flexible hours of working (evenings and weekends) will be required to facilitate the School’s performance schedules for which time in lieu will be given. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:  

Mr Steve Ansell, Artistic Director, Theatre and Production Manager, stage@leeds


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute:  School of Performance & Cultural Industries (PCI)
Category:  Technical Support
Grade:  Grade 4
Salary:  £20,092 to £22,847 p.a. pro rata
Working Time:  80% FTE, post available from 1 December 2021
Post Type:  Part Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Monday 11 October 2021
Closing Date:  Sunday 24 October 2021
Reference:  AHCPC1034

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.


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