Overhire Stage Hand
Boston, MA 
Posted 26 days ago
Job Description

Target Hire Date

- 0 days ago

Join our community and experience Emerson College!

Purpose of this Position:
Seeking eager, responsible, dependable, intermittent stagehands and technicians to work alongside Office of the Arts production staff in a fast-paced theater and event production environment.

Hours listed below are an average of potential hours based upon each week's events.

Report To: Lizzie Mason

Direct Staff Reports: n/a
Student Workers this position supports: n/a
Is this position 'Essential' and be needed for emergencies or to work when the College is closed?

Job Description

Essential Functions of the Role:

Stagehands and technicians, under the direction of production staff, will assist in setting up, supporting, and taking down of theatrical shows and live events, as well as general theater maintenance.


Must be able to work within diverse teams and may be asked to work cross-departmentally. The ability to work nights, weekends, and potential long shifts is required.

An ideal candidate would-

*Be able to lift 50lb or more.

*Be able to take direction.

*Have basic experience or familiarity with hand tools.

*Have an excellent attitude and a desire to learn.

Work Environment and Demands of the position:

Physical Place and Existing Conditions

Theaters with variable conditions

Intellectual and Mental Concentration for extended periods of time

Requires long periods of mental concentration

Requires constant coordination of Mental and Visual Attention


Requires ability to stand and/or sit for long periods of time:


Requires ability to lift and move objects that are


Requires ability to move materials


Requires working in difficult physical positions and body contortions


Amount of time required to travel to do this job

Less than 25%

Grade of Position: T01N40

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 20.00

Hiring Range: $0.00 - $0.00


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
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