Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre
Los Angeles, CA
The Sound and Video Supervisor (SVS) position exists to make production values and practices better for
our programs, our performers, and for the audiences in the communities we serve. Production value
comes from a true collaboration between creative and technical skills. Good production values are best
achieved when both viewpoints are brought to the table. Production practices come from experience as
well as trial and error.
The SVS oversees 6 touring programs within Educational Theater, works with a team of production
supervisors in a collaborative environment, and serves as audio engineer for select events and staff
meetings. Good production practices are willing to receive feedback, collaborate with other departments
or outside professionals, and are always striving for new and better ways of operating as technology
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Under general direction of the Technical Director, the Sound & Video Supervisor oversees excellent
technical support to ensure a safe, positive experience for all touring educational theater productions.
- Supervises and maintains production systems and equipment inventory, primarily audio and video
- Participates in all production meeting and provide expertise as needed
- Fulfills event advance work and meets prospective clients to quantify their needs, communicate them
accordingly, and fulfill them on-time and on-budget
- Supervises the day-to-day work of the production staff including management of personnel, vendors,
projects/events, and select budgets
- Maintain and update technical information documents
- Trains and evaluates actors on equipment use, best practices, and touring operating policies
- Performs other related duties as required
The main goal of the Sound and Video Supervisor is to be respected as an equal collaborative contributor
to the programs they serves, so they can provide excellent service in a timely fashion.
Company: Kaiser Permanente, Southern California, Educational Theater
Job title: Sound & Video Supervisor
Reports to: Production Manager
Start date: ASAP
Position type: Full-Time: June-September, Part-Time: October-May
Benefits always include Health, Dental, 401(k), and more
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
A bachelor’s degree in sound design or equivalent experience required. A graduate degree are strongly
preferred. Experience beyond the bachelor’s degree as an audio crew leader or production manager is
required. Audio mixing experience in both producing and presenting/touring environments is preferred.
- Experience with digital and analog mixing consoles
- Demonstrated electronic repair skills: cable construction, soldering, etc.
- Ability to work both in a team and independently
- Excellent organizational, planning and problem-solving skills
- Ability to prioritize multiple projects
- Demonstrated communication skills, both verbal and written
- Ability to train basic audio engineering
- Professional presentation, appearance and work ethic
- Familiarity with QLab3 and Qlab4
- Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
Submit a single PDF file containing a cover letter and a concise resume that demonstrates a good match
between the applicant’s background and the education and experience requirements listed above. Please
submit this single PDF file by Saturday, March 30, 2019 to Christopher.Renfro@kp.org. Phone calls,
office visits, and other communications apart from these instructions may disqualify applicants.