Work at the Lied Center!

Now Hiring KU Students for Backstage

Student Technical Crew

Contact: Hillary McPherson, Assistant Technical Director • hillarymcp@ku.edu

Positions available on the Student Technical Crew for the Lied Center, which is a presenting venue on West Campus. The Lied Center is host to professional music, dance and theatrical tours, University ensembles and organizations, and Community events.

Members of the Student Technical Crew are responsible for assisting with the set-up, running and tear-down of Lied Center events. Students will be asked to hang and focus lights, change lamps, repair cables, run lighting consoles, move curtains, load and unload counterweight arbors, set-up and strike acoustical shell and large music ensembles, set up and run audio systems, set up and run cameras, run video projections, lay dance floor, sweep & mop, launder & press costumes, clean up production areas as needed and help repair and maintain all equipment and otherwise support the technical aspects of the facility with the supervision of full-time technical staff.

No experience required. Training provided.

  • Students will work as part of a team (50+ crew) and be expected to meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to adhere to an online-based scheduling system.
  • Must be able to follow directions diligently.
  • Must be able to communicate in a clear, timely and consistent manner using email correspondence.
  • Must have a flexible schedule and work well with others.