TECH PRODUCTION MANAGER -10 Month

Employer
The University of Georgia
Location
Athens Area

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Posting Number:

S07929P

Working Title:

TECH PRODUCTION MANAGER -10 Month

Department:

Franklin-Dance

About the University of Georgia:

PLEASE NOTE: On December 7, 2021, the federal District Court for the Southern District of Georgia issued a preliminary injunction against enforcing the vaccine requirement for
Federal Contractors pending further review. As a result, the requirements of the Executive Order and associated guidance, including the vaccination requirement for covered contractor employees, are currently not in effect.

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Posting Type:

External

Retirement Plan:

TRS

Employment Type:

Employee

Benefits Eligibility:

Benefits Eligible

Full/Part time:

Full Time

Additional Schedule Information:

Typically M-F, 8:00 am- 5:00 pm. Occasional night or weekends wll be necessary.

Advertised Salary:

40,000.

Posting Date:

02/16/2022

Open until filled:

Yes

Proposed Starting Date:

08/01/2022

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EEO Policy Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

UGA Statement:

PLEASE NOTE: On December 7, 2021, the federal District Court for the Southern District of Georgia issued a preliminary injunction against enforcing the vaccine requirement for
Federal Contractors pending further review. As a result, the requirements of the Executive Order and associated guidance, including the vaccination requirement for covered contractor employees, are currently not in effect.

The University of Georgia is a Federal Contractor as defined by Presidential Executive Order 14042 and subject to the requirement that Federal Contractors must ensure that all covered employees, including those working remotely, are fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. You may be required to show proof of your fully vaccinated status at the time of your start date, or have received a medical or religious exemption from the fully vaccinated requirement at the time of your start date. For more information regarding the Federal Contractor fully vaccinated employment requirement please visit https://coronavirus.uga.edu/executive-order/ or call (706) 542-2222.

Classification Title:

Technical Design Paraprofessional/Professional

FLSA:

Non-Exempt

Job Family:

Media

FTE:

1.00

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Position Summary:

The Technical Production Manager (TPM) is a 10-month position for the Department of Dance and the Department of Theatre and Film Studies. As a shared position, the position will support Dance 60% of the time and Theatre and Film Studies 40% of the time. The TPM will be responsible for lighting and theatre electrics, audio, projection, media, and digital technology as well as construction of sets. This position is responsible for ensuring the safety and safe use of all equipment, and for assisting with the acquisition of necessary materials, and maintenance of inventory. Strong organizational skills in technical production, facilities and equipment management and maintenance, and training of student crews are needed.

In the Department of Dance, the position supports the production of annual dance concerts, presentations, faculty support, and other dance events on and off campus. The TPM oversees the department’s theatre, studios, upkeep of marley flooring and technical equipment along with other supporting efforts that contribute to the overall functioning of the department. The TPM is responsible for steering the production process and technical needs for rehearsals and dance performances. Most importantly, the TPM will be effective in managing productions, which contribute to student production assignments and faculty research.

In the Department of Theatre, this position assists the Senior Technical Director in maintaining the scene, props, and electrics shops, production support areas, and stage spaces, and supervising, training, and evaluating graduate and undergraduate shop staff. The TPM will help to coordinate, direct, and contribute to the construction and installation of scenery, props, and lighting (hang, focus, and maintenance), and assist with audio, projection, and media for all UGA Theatre mainstage productions and other departmental events.

This position will typically work three full days in the Department of Dance and two in the Department of Theatre and Film Studies each week. However, during concerts and productions, the weekly hours can be irregular. If there are simultaneous performances in both departments, Dance will have priority. Extended hours are needed approximately two-three weeks prior to the opening of each event. Performances in both Theatre and Dance are held in the evenings and on weekends. Work schedule may be adjusted to balance overtime hours during heavy production periods in the fall and spring.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

Knowledge and experience in all aspects of technical production (lighting, sound, set, construction, rigging etc.). Experience working with Qlab, Vectorworks, Strand NEO Light Board, ETC system and Paradigm, and Intelligent lights preferred. Expertise in technical and production management. Experience in theatrical equipment maintenance and training student tech crews. Dance and/or theatrical mixed-media production experience. Communication, management, and organizational skills.

Physical Demands:

Heavy lifting of technical production equipment and other items; climbing/working in lighting genie (heights); lifting, moving, mounting, hanging, and removing lighting instruments; working with power tools, bending, walking, standing, mobility and dexterity necessary to re-tape Marley floors.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?:

No

Is this a Position of Trust?:

No

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?:

No

Does this position require a P-Card? :

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :

No

Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:

No

Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):

No

Credit and P-Card policy:

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Coordinate, facilitate and supervise technical rehearsals and performances.

Percentage of time:

30

Duties/Responsibilities:

Supervise and contribute to the construction and installation of scenery, props, and lighting.

Percentage of time:

30

Duties/Responsibilities:

Assist with audio and media for all main stage productions.

Percentage of time:

10

Duties/Responsibilities:

Maintain theatre and studio facilities.

Percentage of time:

10

Duties/Responsibilities:

Train and supervise student production assignments and crews along with training, supervision, and evaluating graduate and undergraduate production and shop staff.

Percentage of time:

10

Duties/Responsibilities:

Serve as liaison with University/College IT and media personnel to coordinate maintenance of computers, editing, audio, and video equipment in classrooms and studios.

Percentage of time:

5

Duties/Responsibilities:

Maintain, inventory, and purchase theatrical lighting, audio and video equipment.

Percentage of time:

5

Contact Details:

For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below.

Recruitment Contact Name:

Betty Prickett

Recruitment Contact Email:

[email protected]

Recruitment Contact Phone:

706-542-4415

Organization

The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest and most comprehensive institution of higher education. Founded in 1785, it is the birthplace of public higher education in America.

Today, UGA enrolls more than 40,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The main campus has 460 buildings on 767 acres of land. The total acreage of UGA in 30 Georgia counties is 41,539. UGA has 18 colleges and schools, which include Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environment and Design, Family and Consumer Sciences, Forestry and Natural Resources, Graduate School, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Pharmacy, Public Health, Public and International Affairs, Social Work, Veterinary Medicine, and the Honors College. It offers 24 baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields; 33 master’s degrees in 144 fields; 8 educational specialist degrees; four doctoral degrees in 99 areas; professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine; and more than 170 study-abroad and exchange programs. UGA Libraries rank among the nation’s best research libraries and contain a total of 5.3 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The university has had 25 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, making it one of the nation’s top Rhodes producers among public universities. UGA is home of the Peabody Awards, presented annually for distinguished achievement and meritorious public service for television, podcast/radio, and digital media. It also is home of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden, state Museum of Art and State Museum of Natural History. Additionally, UGA has one of the largest and most comprehensive public service and outreach programs conducted by an American educational institution.

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Telephone
706-542-3000
Location
215 S. Jackson St.
Athens
Georgia
30602
United States

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