Theater Production Coordinator

Job description

Theater Production Coordinator

North Orange County Community College District

Position Number: FCC885

Location: Fullerton College

Department: Fine Arts (FC)

Percentage of Employment: 100%

Months of Employment: 12 Months/Year

Work Schedule: Monday- Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Schedule and shift are subject to change in accordance with department needs.)

Job Description:

Coordinates and provides technical direction and supervision for theater productions including directing rehearsals, performances and striking of sets.

Coordinates, oversees and participates in performance preparation activities such as lighting, sound, rigging and set construction.

Plans, organizes and coordinates the use of facilities with various departments and staff, outside performing groups, community groups and the general public.

Coordinates the communication and activities related to theater productions with District departments and personnel, outside performing groups, community groups and the general public; attends various meetings as required.

Picks up and delivers supplies and equipment to assure necessary items are provided when needed.

Operates a variety of equipment and machinery related to theater production including sound and lighting equipment.

Organizes, schedules and coordinates rental and use of facilities; maintains calendar of events.

Assures the maintenance of theater facilities and equipment in proper condition; arranges for equipment repair as necessary.

Prepares and maintains a variety of records and reports such as rehearsal schedules, records of ticket sales, billing information, and other records and reports.

Prepares and monitors equipment and supply budgets; estimates purchase costs and orders equipment and supplies as necessary.

Oversees the maintenance and enforcement of fire, safety and health regulations.

Trains and provides work direction and guidance to others as directed.

Learns and applies emerging technologies and advances as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Primary Purpose:
This position is responsible for coordinating, supervising and providing technical direction and assistance for college theatre productions; and coordinating related communications and activities with campus and community groups.

Working Relationships:
The Theater Production Coordinator maintains frequent contact with Music and Theater Arts Department faculty, staff, students, and outside vendors and community members.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of management, organization and supervision of stage operations including lighting, sound, rigging, and set construction

Knowledge of methods, equipment, materials and terminology used in theatre production management

Knowledge of stage set design, color harmony, floor plans, elevations and construction

Knowledge and operation of sound equipment such as microphones, amplifiers and loudspeakers

Knowledge and application of fire regulations and other safety codes

Knowledge of the proper storage and maintenance of equipment and tools

Knowledge of record keeping techniques

Knowledge of budget preparation

Ability to coordinate and provide technical direction for theater productions

Ability to oversee and participate in performance preparation activities

Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action

Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work

Ability to meet schedules and time lines

Ability to assign and direct the work of others

Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

Special Requirements:
This position requires a valid driver’s license. Incumbent may be required to travel off site for business reasons. All employees driving personal, leased, or district-owned vehicles for District related activities must certify possession of a valid Driver’s License. Employees must certify that personal vehicles are covered by automobile insurance as required by California law. (Board Policy 6360, Section 4.0)

The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Theater with emphasis in theater production design, technology or management

Minimum of five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in various fields of theater production including experience in a lead capacity

Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.

Desirable Qualifications:
Knowledge and experience using digital audio and video formats and setups.

Knowledge and experience using theatrical computer network hardware and configurations.

Knowledge and experience using show control networks.

Knowledge and experience programming lighting consoles.

Knowledge and experience using double purchase rigging systems.

Knowledge and experience integrating lighting, video, audio and scenery automation in a show control environment.

Experience coordinating the hiring and staffing of hourly employees for all theatre events.

Working Conditions:
College theater environment; subject to performing electrical work involving high voltage; subject to performing work at great heights; subject to lifting, bending, standing, pushing and climbing; subject to fumes from paint and dust.

Salary Range: $5,263 - $6,382 per Month

Number of Vacancies: 1

Commitment to Diversity:

Posting Number: 2015263P

Open Date: 07/12/2018

Close Date: 7/26/2018

Special Instructions Summary: This is a classified position subject to a one-year probationary period. Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The applicant selected for the position will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.

The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer.

Applicants must complete the driver’s license section of the application. If not completed, the application will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.

To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”.

The minimum required number of references for this position is three (3).

All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4821 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or coursework are required. See our website at for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.

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Posted: 7/13/2018
Application Due: 7/27/2018
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