Theatre Events Manager

San Mateo
Jun 19, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

San Mateo County Community College District

Theatre Events Manager

Posting Number: 2014453S

Department: Social Science / Humanities CAÑ (DEPT)

Location: Cañada College

Position Number: TBD

Percentage of Full Time: 100%

Months per Year: 12

Salary Range: $70,416 (annual) - $90,036 (annual)

Position Type: Staff & Admin

General Statement:

San Mateo County Community College District values the principles of diversity and equity. We provide our students with a rich and dynamic learning community that embraces differences, emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become critical thinkers and socially responsible leaders.

The Theatre Events Manager position involves scheduling, set-up, and maintenance of a college theatre and other special events facilities. Under direction, the employee plans, schedules, confirms and supports theatre and other facility usage, required equipment, props, supplies, personnel, and maintenance. Public contact is extensive, and includes college and District staff, students, organizations, community and industry representatives, vendors, contractors, and other personnel to exchange information related to the various uses of the college theatre and other facilities. A high degree of independent judgment is required to establish and maintain efficient working and public relationships, apply technical knowledge to the set-up and maintenance of theatre and special events facilities and equipment, and to apply policies and procedures to the scheduling and use of the facilities. The Theatre Events Manager can lead the work of other staff, student assistants and volunteers as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

• A combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of a recognized course of training in digital technology, computer assisted drafting, integrated audio and video systems, theory and repair, supplemented by courses in theatrical plant operation
• Successful work experience in a theatre that has included maintenance, operations, repair and documentation of theatre equipment
• Skills in oral and written communication
• Experience with computer equipment and effective use of office software
• Extensive public contact experience with people of diverse cultures, language groups and abilities
• Skill in establishing and maintaining efficient and effective working relationships
• Possession of a valid California Driver’s License (or the ability to obtain one) and the ability to drive a motor vehicle to off-campus locations

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Knowledge of theatre maintenance, operation, and repair of electronic equipment such as audio, video and lighting systems
2. Knowledge of the maintenance, operation and repair of digital technology, integrated audio and lighting technology, integrated video systems, and computer assisted technology used in theatrical productions
3. Knowledge of the safety procedures used in the handling of electrical and other related equipment
4. Skill and ability in effective planning, managing, and coordinating the work of others
5. Skill in oral communication with individuals in small and large groups; written communication
6. Skill in communicating effectively and respectfully with people at various levels within an organization who are diverse in their cultures, language groups, and abilities
7. Skill in use of a computer for record keeping, budgeting, and word processing
8. Skill in setting up and maintaining accurate and detailed records; attention to detail
9. Ability to establish and maintain efficient and effective working relationships
10. Ability to make independent decisions on short notice that will assure that theatre productions, special events, and classes can occur without interruption
11. Ability to drive a motor vehicle to off-site locations

Preferred Qualifications:

Benefits: Benefits include paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. The District pays all or a portion of monthly medical plan premiums (depending on the coverage) and pays all of the monthly dental and vision plan premiums for employees and eligible dependents. Additional paid benefits include life insurance, salary continuance insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program. Classified employees participate in the Public Employees’ Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California. Optional tax-deferred 403(b) and 457 retirement plans are also available.

First Review Date: 07/06/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

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The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.


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