Director Facilities & Production - University Productions

Edmond, OK
Aug 08, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID 2017-4310
Posted Date 8/7/2017
Org Number 010101
Department University Productions
Division Provost Vice President
Job Type Staff
Location US-OK-Edmond
Proposed Salary Range $56,042 annually
Targeted Job Start Date 9/5/2017
Hours Per Week 40
Weeks Per Year 52
Regular Workdays/Hours Monday-Friday, some evening and weekends will be required.
Preference Date ..

College/Department Overview

The Director of Mitchell Hall Theatre manages historic Mitchell Hall Theatre, Central's 611 seat performing arts venue. The historic 1926 venue showcases the College of Fine Arts and Design's Department of Theatre Arts, Department of Dance, and the UCO School of Music's theatrical productions and concerts. Each year, many talented and award-winning student actors, singers, dancers, and musicians are featured in the venue. Mitchell Hall is also the home of the Broadway Tonight! series, Movies@Mitchell, and a variety of campus wide and community events.

Position Overview

The Director of Mitchell Hall Theatre manages University Productions, a team of at least 8 professional designers and technicians, a production assistant and a house manager who serve the College of Fine Arts Design (CFAD). The Director also functions as Production Manager for all CFAD productions that occur in the venue. Because the Director manages productions and production staff, they must have working knowledge of the technical aspects of theatre production. This knowledge base should include a basic knowledge of stagecraft, lighting, sound, set design and costuming. The Director reports to the CFAD Dean's Office and works in partnership with the Director of the School of Music, the Director of Broadway Tonight, the Chair of the Department of Theater, and the Chair of the Department of Dance, as well as representatives of Opera and Jazz. The director will also insure that students in the Theater Tech program have opportunities to work on student performances.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

Coordinate and Manage University Productions (UP) Production Meetings.

Coordinate and Manage UP Production Deadlines.

Coordinate and Manage UP Production Run-Downs.

Participate directly with all Technical aspects of all University Productions.

Attend and Monitor Technical Rehearsal Process for all University Productions.

Facilitate all Performing Arts Council (PAC) Meetings.

Manage Performing Arts Council (PAC) Budget.

Manage Performing Arts Council (PAC) Basecamp.

Manage Marketing for Mitchell Hall.

Manage Payroll for Mitchell Hall and University Productions.

Manage Scheduling and Booking for Mitchell Hall & Mitchell Education Center.

Serves as or Oversee Building Captain Responsibilities for Mitchell Hall & Mitchell Educaton Center.

Qualifications/Experience Required

Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience that provides extensive knowledge of fundamental theories, principles, and concepts. Requires the application of expertise in a chosen field to achieve results. Extensive knowledge and compressive understanding of functional area. 7+ years of experience with leading planning, including program development and innovation, program prioritization, and assessment. Appropriate profession accomplishments and credentials.


Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, human relations, public relations, and organizational skills. Computer proficiency preferably in Microsoft Office. Ability to work independently, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and interact professionally with all segments of the University community. Good supervisory, report preparation, training and project management skills. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to hire and supervise employees. Ability to make policy and procedure decisions. Must be detail-oriented. Must have the ability to work with various styles and temperaments, as well as with the general public.

Physical Demands

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers. Typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.