Live Media Production and Harral Auditorium Supervisor

LOCATION: Wayland Baptist University (WBU) – Plainview Campus

SUPERVISED BY: Dean, School of Creative Arts 


POSITIONS SUPERVISED BY THIS POSITION:  Student Workers                                                      

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The Live Media Production and Harral Auditorium Supervisor provides leadership and support for all aspects of the operation of the auditorium and provides live production technical support in venues across campus.


  1. Oversee operations, maintenance, staffing, and scheduling of the Harral Auditorium.
  2. Specific duties within Harral Auditorium include but are not limited to: live sound mixing, audio recording and mixing, sound system set-up, sound system design and optimization, lighting design and operation, video projection design and operation, streaming, equipment maintenance and inventory, facility scheduling, and budget planning and oversight.
  3. Additional duties include but are not limited to: supporting the Wayland Department of Music concert logistics; supporting weekly Wayland Chapel sessions; designing and operating university commencements; providing live production needs for faculty/staff professional development workshops, campus student activities in Harral, university trustee meetings, and other high-profile university events both in Harral and across campus; and hosting guest groups in Harral including area schools, churches, and community organizations.
  4. Train and supervise student workers.
  5. Maintain Harral Auditorium facility on a daily basis including controlling light board, sound board, streaming equipment, house lights, hall lights, piano security, and overall building security.
  6. Schedule maintenance of the auditorium prior to the next scheduled event.
  7. Schedule with Wayland staff and outsourced general maintenance such needs as bulb replacement; equipment inventory; HVAC efficiency; painting; carpet, tile/stage floor care; and tool maintenance.
  8. Maintain a high degree of professionalism and exhibit respect for all persons using the facility – Wayland students, faculty, staff, administration, and off-campus guests. Seek to serve all in the best way possible within the limitations of the facility and personnel.

The above statements are not a complete list of all responsibilities and duties performed by employees in this job.  Employee may perform other related duties as assigned by the Dean, School of Creative Arts.


Education, Certification and License:

Associates degree in audio, video, or lighting technology or 4 years related experience.

Experience and Knowledge:

  1. Knowledge and skills in operation of sound systems.
  2. Knowledge and skills in operation of video systems.
  3. Knowledge and skills in operation of computer-based lighting systems.
  4. Knowledge and skills in streaming and related operations.
  5. Knowledge and skills in rigging and basic production construction.
  6. Knowledge and skills using Microsoft Office Suite software.

 Additional Skills and Abilities:

  1. Ability to work collegially with a broad cross-section of Wayland faculty and staff employees.
  2. Ability to maintain and organize a flexible work schedule, including nights and weekends; this position requires evening and weekend obligations within the standard workweek.
  3. Be willing to offer creative production insights and innovative solutions to logistics challenges.
  4. Cultivate awareness of developing trends in live media production as necessary for the position.
  5. Model the highest degree of industry professionalism and maintain a positive attitude.
  6. Commit to and agree with the philosophy of Christian higher education as promoted by the Baptist General Convention of Texas in general and, in particular, Wayland Baptist University.
  7. Be willing to consider part-time teaching in related areas as credentials and funding permit.


Employment is subject to an introductory period to monitor employee performance.   If hired, the prospective employee must present documentation within three (3) days of hire date to establish their identity and employment eligibility as required by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).  Employee must be able and willing to travel and teach at external campuses.  Must be able to operate a licensed motor vehicle, have access to a dependable motor vehicle, and possess a valid state driver’s license.  Must have and maintain a satisfactory driver’s record.

Wayland Baptist University does not illegally discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Under federal law, the university may discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its mission and purposes.


START DATE: August 1, 2022; review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Position is a 10-month contract (August 1-May 31) with option for pay spread across 12 months.


 Application Procedure: Applications may be submitted by downloading and completing the Application for Employment form. Email your completed form to

Interested individuals MUST submit the following information:

  1. Letter of Interest
  2. Completed University Application for Employment with Faith Statement
  3. Current Resume
  4. List of Current References

For information regarding this position, contact:

Ann B. Stutes, Ph.D.

Dean | Shaw Professor of Music

School of Creative Arts

(806) 291-1065