Theatre Technical Assistant

Penn State University

Penn State Altoona
Campus City:
Altoona, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Penn State Altoona
Penn State Altoona Arts and Humanities
Full/Part Time:


This position is a part-time, non-benefited position with up to 24 hours per week, but no set hours. Primary work functions happen on Wednesday through Friday evenings, Saturdays, and Sundays. The person provides technical and clerical assistance within the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts (i.e. lighting, stage set construction, sound, security, photocopying, collating, typing). Operates light board, sound board, photocopy machines, word processor, typewriter, etc. Provides support to the technical director and theatre gallery manager. Assists with performing arts events safety protocols, design, construction, installation, set up and strike, Monitors and promotes security for events in the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts. Provides support with inventory of theatre. Assists with the operation of Theatre, Gallery and Box Office for Cultural and Performing Arts Series as well as Theatre Program Productions, Music Program Concerts, Integrated Arts Program Events, and Dance Program Events. Assists with the maintenance of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts theatre, galleries and public areas. Must possess mobility to work in a standard theatre and office setting and use standard office equipment, be able to stand for extended periods, bend, stoop, kneel, reach and the ability to lift, carry, push and pull materials and objects weighing up to 50 pounds. May be required to work various shifts including early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088