Employment at MSM

Job Opening: Part Time Stagehand

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Position Description

Title  Part-Time Stagehand
Department  Production
Reports to  Director of Production
Internal Contacts  Faculty, Staff, Students
External Contacts  Overhire Workers
Date Listed  October 20, 2014
Application Due  Rolling
Start Date  Rolling


  • Perform work for load-ins, strikes, rehearsals, and concerts as a general stagehand and/or electrician.
  • Part-Time Stagehand does not have a set schedule or guaranteed hours. May be required to work evenings, weekends, and daytime hours as needed. Rate is $20.00/hour.

Job Requirements

  • Experience as a theatrical stagehand
  • Knowledge of safe practices and common theatrical conventions preferred.
  • Familiarity with ETC lighting consoles and Lightwright, basic A/V systems, traditional orchestral & contemporary musical equipment
  • Professional demeanor, superior communication skills, comfort in high-pressure situations, adaptable, solution- oriented and skilled in collaboration
  • Willingness to provide a safe and professional performance environment to all members of the MSM community, including Students, Faculty, Staff, and Patrons, while supporting the goals of the school and maintaining and preserving the physical integrity of the performance venues.

Contact Information

Send letter of application and résumé including references with subject line “Part Time Stagehand” to:  productioncrew@msmnyc.edu


Equal employment and equal educational opportunity have been and will continue to be fundamental principles at Manhattan School of Music, where employment and enrollment are based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.