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Theatre Production Manager

El Camino Community College
Torrance, California
$6,282 per month.

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El Camino College


Theatre Production Manager 

Req: C2021-040

Division: Theatre Production

Close Date: Monday, August 9, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. 


Complete job description and application available online at:



Under the direction of the Center for the Arts Director, plan, oversee and produce all Theatre and Dance Department shows; analyze and determine technical labor and supply budget for Center for the Arts (CFA) productions, campus events, rentals, and community events; supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel.



Plan, oversee and produce various Theatre and Dance Department shows from pre-production through opening and closing of the performance; solicit, interview and hire outside lighting, costume, hair and makeup designers and scenic painters and other specialty positions; conduct production meetings, acquire royalty rights and purchase and distribute scripts.

Analyze and determine technical labor and supply budget for CFA and College productions; administer show budgets; track expenditures, issue purchase requisitions and Personal Service Agreements, and initiate budget transfers as needed; prepare all production department payroll for full-time and hourly employees.

Oversee the scheduling of events for the Marsee Auditorium, Campus Theatre and Haag Recital Hall. Schedule production staff for events, rehearsals and work calls.

Meet with prospective Civic Center renters and College clubs to determine feasibility of accepting, scheduling, and crewing their production or event; create technical labor estimates including front-of-house needs; conduct meetings with rental production team; create billing for backstage and front-of-house labor; conduct tours of CFA facilities to prospective users.

Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; interview and select employees and recommend transfers, reassignment, termination and disciplinary actions; assign duties to full-time staff and part-time crew for productions, special projects, and repair and maintenance activities.

Communicate with other administrators, personnel and contractors to coordinate activities and programs, resolve issues and conflicts and exchange information; communicate with and advise touring artists, technical directors or company managers to assure the smooth running of performances, lectures and other events.

Research technical theatrical equipment for rental or purchase for productions; compile bids from vendors on major purchases.

Operate a computer and other office equipment as assigned.

Participate in the selection of plays for the Theatre Department season.

Plan and prepare entry into the American College Theatre Festival including preparing memos, applications and other materials.

Attend a variety of meetings as assigned.

Perform other related duties as assigned.


Any combination equivalent to: bachelor's degree in theatre arts, theatre production or related field and three years of theatre production experience.



Knowledge/Areas of Expertise: 

Technical theatre production and knowledge of various aspects of producing an event or production in both the educational and professional arenas.

Royalty regulations for play productions.

Budget preparation and control.

Theatre terminology, union rules and other laws, rules and regulations regarding assigned activities.

Stage management procedures and production crew operations.

Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Principles and practices of administration, supervision and training.

Operation of a computer and assigned software.


Plan, oversee and produce various Theatre and Dance Department productions. 

Analyze and determine technical labor and supply budget for Center for the Arts and outside productions.

Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel.

Schedule events and crew for various productions.

Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

Operate a computer and assigned office equipment.

Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.

Meet schedules and deadlines.

Work independently with little direction.

Plan and organize work.



This position is designated as a full-time, twelve-month classified. Excellent fringe benefits include eight 32-hour workweeks during the summer. Working hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., with some various evening and weekends due to scheduled events and performances.


Offer and acceptance of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credential(s), and transcripts. Candidates selected for employment must agree to be fingerprinted, submit Certificate of Completion of the Tuberculosis Risk Assessment and/or Examination, provide proof of eligibility for employment in the United States, and present a valid Social Security card upon hire. 


SALARY RANGE $6,282 per month.
Salary increases are granted on the first day of the month following each year of service, until step F is reached.



An applicant must submit the following by the closing date:

Online application:  

Cover letter describing how applicant meets the qualifications.

Résumé including educational background, professional experience, and related personal development and accomplishments.

Pertinent transcripts as stated in the required qualifications. (Unofficial computer-generated academic records/transcripts must include the name of the institution and degrees awarded to be acceptable.) Multiple page transcripts must be loaded as ONE PDF document.


Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. For information on transcript evaluation services, please visit: 


Applicants with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact Human Resources at least five (5) working days prior to the final filing date: 


Please Note: Documents submitted or uploaded for a previous position cannot be reused for other positions. You must submit the required documents for each position you apply for by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. Applications with an incomplete status will not receive consideration. You may check the status of your application online.


If you need assistance you may call 310-660-3593 Ext. 3807 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday or by email at [email protected]


Due to the large volume of calls received on closing dates, we highly recommend that you do not wait until the last day to apply so that we may assist you with questions or technical matters that may arise. Give yourself sufficient time to complete the profile, which may take 45 minutes or more. Positions close promptly at 3:00 p.m. PST (pacific standard time). 


Closing Date: Monday, August 9, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.
* Previous employment performed in a different public retirement system may allow eligibility to continue in the same retirement system.



The College provides a diversified insured benefit program for all full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision and life insurance. Dependent medical, dental and vision insurance is available, toward which both the College and the employee contribute.

Paid sick leave is granted equal to one day for each month of service. Sick leave may be accumulated indefinitely. Rather than State Disability Insurance, limited sick leave benefits are available for days beyond the earned sick leave days and are paid at 50 percent.

Full-time employees contribute a percentage of their regular salary to either the State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) or to the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and Social Security.


Only individuals identified for FINAL interviews are eligible to have their expenses paid. Reimbursement will be limited to economy airfare (to and from point of origin) and for meals and lodging. The maximum allocated for meals, lodging and transportation is $600. Candidate must complete a Travel Request and Reimbursement Form and submit it together with all supporting documentation to the Human Resources Department.



El Camino College 

Human Resources 

Martha E. Lopez

310-660-3593, Ext. 5809

[email protected]  

16007 Crenshaw Boulevard

Torrance, CA 90506


El Camino College is an Equal Opportunity Employer


The El Camino Community College District is committed to providing an educational and employment environment in which no person is subjected to discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, age (over 40), disability (mental or physical), sex, gender (including pregnancy and childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or retaliation; or on any other basis as required by state and federal law.


Welcome to El Camino College

You don't have to be an ECC student to enjoy our beautiful campus. Visit us online through our website, or on campus any time -- we are YOUR community college.

Founded in 1947, El Camino College is situated on a beautiful and spacious 126-acre campus near Torrance, California. The college enrolls more than 25,000 students each semester and boasts a curriculum of over 850 highly regarded academic and career programs taught by exceptional faculty.

Where are we located?

El Camino College is easily accessible from the 405 and 91 freeways, at the corner of Manhattan Beach and Crenshaw boulevards near Torrance. A daylong parking permit costs $3 – you may purchase a parking permit from one of the dispensers available in various lots. Please do not park in staff-marked parking stalls. Click here for the Campus Map.

El Camino College – A South Bay Tradition

Since the opening of El Camino College over 70 years ago, we have been dedicated to serve our community's educational and cultural needs. El Camino College is well-known for our academic excellence, our consistently high transfer rate to four-year colleges and universities, and our exceptional career training programs.

El Camino College offers many outstanding features, including:

  • Transfer agreements with many four-year universities
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Ranked among the largest single-campus, two-year colleges in the nation
  • Excellent career training programs
  • Outstanding community education programs
  • Only $46 per unit for California residents


President's Message

Our mission at El Camino College is to make a positive difference in people's lives. We provide excellent comprehensive educational programs and services that promote student learning and success in collaboration with our diverse communities. We are dedicated to achieving our mission and ensuring that everyone who wishes to pursue higher education and earn a degree or certificate is able to accomplish that goal at El Camino College.

The college will implement several innovative programs in the coming year, all designed to increase access to a college education and ensure students are successful once they arrive here. In our pursuit for equity and achievement we are constantly working to ensure that all students have what they need to succeed – in the classroom, in the tutoring lab, in the library, in the concert hall or on the playing field. Students have access to facilities that support teaching and learning, backed by the technology necessary to support their success.

We are also proud to be a strong and trusted partner in the South Bay, working with community leaders to align our programs with the workforce needs of the future. We share a common interest in the economic vitality of the South Bay, and we are a proactive provider of education and training that support this region.

Watch for future innovations such as expanded evening/weekend classes for working adults, new educational technology initiatives and additional college/career pathways with area high schools.

Dena P. Maloney, Ed.D.

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