The Production Manager’s (PM) primary responsibility is the day-to-day management of all productions put on by the undergraduate Theater & Performance Program and the Dance Program which average eight to ten productions/concerts per year. The PM’s secondary responsibility is working with the Director of Production in the planning and support of other Fisher Center projects.
-Previous theatrical or live event production management experience; at least five years of professional experience preferred.
-Experience supervising a team and working with students or in educational settings.
-Experience managing budgets, schedules, and calendars.
-Basic knowledge of the practices and procedures of all theatrical departments.
-Knowledge and ability to instruct others on current industry-standard safety practices and procedures.
-Physical requirements include occasionally ascending/descending stairs and ladders, occasionally moving through work areas that include heights, frequently working around loud and sudden sounds, occasionally lifting up to 40 pounds and occasionally working outdoors on grassy terrain.
-Ability to read and understand scenic and construction drawings.
-Working knowledge of Google Suite.
-Experience with Vectorworks, AutoCad, and other production-related software is a plus.
-Creative thinker and solution finder, particularly in helping solve logistical problems.
-Ability to work evenings and weekends, as determined by production schedules.
-Successful candidates possess strong communication skills and keen attention to detail. They are collaborative, self-motivated, and bring a positive, can-do attitude!