Responsibilities and Duties
The Resident Dance Production Manager and Designer will support all production efforts of the Department of Dance. They will maintain the department fiscal records associated with the production budget, and coordinate and oversee all production elements for activities in the dance studio theater. This person will work collaboratively with and serve as a resource to the department of dance faculty, guest artists, and artistic staff to execute the implementation of production elements and designs for performances. They will mentor, instruct and supervise dance major students. The Department of Dance is committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion in all aspects of our work. This commitment extends into our employment practices. We strive to create a safe, respectable work environment welcoming of all races, orientations, gender identifications, and abilities. We welcome and encourage applications from all backgrounds to further our diversity and create a department that mirrors the world in which we live.
Qualifications and Skills
Bachelor's degreeThree years of work experience related to theatrical design, stage management, production management, and production coordinationProficient in the use of theatrical production systems, equipment, electronics, computer software, and lighting design skillsFluent in the use of Sound editing, Video editing, Electronic Theater Controls EOS, Vector Works Spotlight, and Light WrightExperience with control or mixing consoles, DMX devices, all types of theatrical lighting figures, microphones, Qlab, amplifiers, wireless intercom systems, playback and recording equipment, screens, portable whiteboards, and pianosExperience with Mechanical winch rigging systems (chain hoists, truss, entertainment industry rigging equipment and hardware)Knowledge of industry standards and safe practices all department facilitiesAbility to work a flexible schedule to meet the demands of the class, rehearsal, production, and maintenance schedule of the DepartmentThorough understanding of dance productionAbility to train, teach, mentor, and supervise production crew personnelAbility to make informed selections for a wide array of daily operational and long-term equipment and service needs for the Dance Studio Theatre and ancillary facilitiesAbility to collaborate and coordinate with architectural and engineering personnel, facilities management and maintenance, and housekeeping personnel for upkeep and improvement of the dance studio theaterProficiency with maintenance and inventory of facility equipment and the ability to administer operating and production budgets including daily operations, facility management, improvement, and payrollAbility to supervise student and contingent staff and train, teach, mentor, and supervise production crew personnelAbility to develop guidelines of facility use and production policies of events, to manage and organize varied workloads, and to collaborate and coordinate with a variety of administrative, artistic, production, and academic personnel and event planners to ensure stage and successful presentationsProficient Lighting Design Skills
BA or BFA degree preferred in Design and/or Production fieldMFA degree Organization:
Academic Affairs DivisionPrimary Location:
Main CampusJob Posting:
Apr 25, 2022