Systems Engineer, Support Services

Application deadline is April 30, 2014.

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The Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) seeks an analytical, creative, and passionate individual to join the Information Technology (IT) department. The Systems Engineer, Support Services’ role is to act as liaison to a subset of OSF departments to support OSF’s mission through technology. This person will use diagnostics tools, monitoring systems, and business analysis tools to support existing systems and implement new systems.

OSF is located in Ashland in southern Oregon’s Rogue Valley region, produces eleven plays in an 8½ month season each year, and has 600 employees and a $30 Million annual budget. OSF is regarded as one of the national leaders in the area of theatre technology innovation.

Major areas of responsibility for this position include acting as a single point of contact for help requests interfacing with Company Members and IT Staff to ensure swift, effective, and friendly solutions to technology challenges. 

A two-year associates degree or two years on the job experience supporting IT Systems is required. IT in Arts experience is highly desired. Knowledge of Windows Server Administration, Linux Systems Administration, and application deployment methods is desired but not required.

Annual salary range starts at $35,000.00; final offer will be made based on experience. Some of the benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance; life and long term disability insurance; vacation and a matching retirement program.

At OSF we believe that diverse ideas, cultures and traditions reflect the broad diversity of the nation and enrich our insights into the work we present on stage. We are committed to diversity in all areas of our work, including play selections, casting, marketing and public relations efforts, education programs, strategic recruitment of staff and volunteers, and the composition of the Board of Directors. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

If you wish to apply for this position, please read carefully the following application instructions. In a single e-mail, please send to a) cover letter addressing your qualifications for the position, b) résumé and c) work sample of an IT System you participated in designing (may be academic in nature). Finalists will be required to provide a list of professional references. All documents must be in Word or PDF format. No phone calls please. In order to avoid spam and scams, we request that you type in the subject line of your email the following information: Systems Engineer, SS: Your Last Name, Your First Name (source from where you learn about this position).
Example: Systems Engineer, SS: Capulet, Juliet (OSF website)