Theatre Manager

Job description

Position Number 001329

Functional Title Theatre Manager

Position Type Non-Tenure Stream

Position Summary

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is now accepting applications for a twelve-month, non-tenure track Theatre Manager in a Lecturer position in the School of Theatre, College of Visual and Performing Arts.

Position Responsibilities:
The School of Theatre seeks applications for a full-time Theatre Manager to begin July 1, 2018. This position will work in close collaboration with and report to the Director of the School of Theatre. She or he will also have a significant role in reinvigorating all marketing, ticketing, and front of house operations.

Responsibilities include:
Plan and implement promotion and publicity for large, complex academic theatre production program for School of Theatre (main stage and studio series; 8 - 10 productions), and the North Carolina Theatre for Young People (2 productions and tour).
Oversee all marketing materials related to School of Theatre recruitment.

Supervise and maintain optimal business operations as they relate to ticket sales for theatre productions and work with our contracted ticketing service through the Triad Stage, our professional theatre partners serving the Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem areas as well as develop and oversee all front of house operations. Work with Business Officer to create and maintain income/expenditure spreadsheets for all productions.

Direct audience development and special events including the Theatre Angels organization which supports the work of the School of Theatre, alumni outreach events, Super Saturday undergraduate recruitment event, and other events as assigned.
Supervise graduate and undergraduate students working in the management and front of house area.

Teach one course a semester in Theatre Management, area of expertise, theatre appreciation course, or as assigned.

Participate and collaborate with faculty in service to the School of Theatre and the College of Visual and Performing Arts including student advising, on-campus recruitment, and curriculum development.

The school seeks candidates who have a record of success teaching individuals from underrepresented groups in higher education and whose professional experiences have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. Candidates are encouraged to describe how diversity issues have been or will be brought into their teaching and service.

Minimum Qualifications

BA or BFA in Arts Administration or commensurate degrees in theatre with extensive professional experience in the areas of marketing and performance facilities management.

Preferred Qualifications

Strong preference for candidates with a graduate degree in Theatre Management or Arts Administration; experience working with students in a college theatre environment and in professional theatre. Experience working with graphic design software is strongly desired as is familiarity with various social media platforms. Applicants with appropriate training, ability, and/or professional experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of References

Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:

  • Name
  • Company Name
  • Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or
    previous supervisor.
  • Email Address
  • Contact Phone Number
  • Applicants have the option to upload a link to their professional portfolio.

Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.

Recruitment Range Commensurate with education and experience

Org #-Department Theatre - 12222

Job Open Date 03/14/2018

For Best Consideration Date 04/06/2018

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment Permanent

FLSA Exempt

Number of Months per Year 12

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Link to Professional Portfolio

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
    • UNCGjobsearch Website
    • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other professional journal / website
    • UNC School System Job Board
    • Personal Networking
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • Other
  2. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)

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Posted: 5/14/2018
Application Due: 5/26/2018
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