Production Manager Schrott Center

Job description

Job no: 494031
Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: Indianapolis
Categories: Academic & Student Services


  • Bachelor degree and 3-5 years experience working in multiple theatre spaces within the academic setting working with a student crew, required.
  • Required skills:
- Architectural Knowledge: Ability to read lighting and scenic plots and convert a plotted design to practical use.

- Architectural Knowledge: Ability to read, adapt, and generate CAD drawings, as well as accurately predict and plan load-ins based on these documents.

- Software Knowledge: Familiar with Vectorworks and AutoCAD

- Safety, Administrative Knowledge: Familiar with OSHA regulations and theatre safety including, but not limited to, three-phase power distribution, rigging, active line-set moves and safety inspections.

- Ability to Handle Stress/ time management: Ability to meet deadlines and work in a high-pressure atmosphere.

- Educational commitment: Understanding of and commitment to arts in higher education, especially in an undergraduate liberal arts setting.

- Educational Commitment/ability: Teaching experience, undergraduate level preferred.

- Technical Knowledge/Physical Skill: Technical knowledge of all aspects of theatre production including multi-media operations: Lighting, Audio, Video, Recording, Stage management, Scenery.

- Technical Knowledge/Physical Skill: Must be highly knowledgeable in live sound reinforcement and multi-track audio recording on both analog and digital consoles.

- Technical Knowledge/Physical Skill: Must be highly knowledgeable in Theatrical Lighting systems including: Hang, focus, plotting, programming, and familiarity with DMX systems.

- Practical Knowledge: Well-versed in the general practices and show procedures for a variety of events: Lectures, concerts, theatre, and dance performances.

- Educational Commitment/ability: Experience in training and supervising student crews.

- Union agreement and management experience: Experience with an IATSE Union Crew.

- Physical Ability: Ability to meet the physical demands of the position: lift 70 lbs, climb a ladder, working at heights, working on back or knees, etc. (ESSENTIAL)

- Physical Ability: Strong skills with power tools and basic construction.

- Mechanical Knowledge: Experience on boom and Genie Lifts .

- Physical Ability/ Work-life balance: Flexibility to work extended hours, including evenings and weekends.


  • Teaching experience preferably at the undergraduate level, working with community-based organizations with minority populations preferred.
  • First Aid: American Red Cross. CPR/AED: American Red Cross. OSHA Boom/Genie Lift: OSHA Boom/Genie Lift Certification. ETCP Certifications: ETCP Certifications in Theatrical Rigging and Electricity.

Advertised: June 04, 2021
Applications close: August 09, 2021




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Job No:
Posted: 6/6/2021
Application Due: 8/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time