Overview

Applications are invited for a Production Manager for the performance venues at York College of Pennsylvania.  The position is hosted in the Department of The Arts and Humanities.  The Production Manager is a full-time position working year-round with venue and production management in addition to a small teaching load.  Primary responsibilities for the position include:

  • Facilities Management of a large proscenium theatre and smaller black-box style theatre.
    Develop and supervise budgets
  • Inventory and Purchasing for all shop, lighting, costume, and sound equipment
  • Scheduling and space access for two spaces in heavy demand
  • Oversee and support the production of necessary set pieces, lighting, and sound designs
  • Manage production personnel including staff, student workers, and students in educational practicum positions
  • Teaching one three-credit hour course each fall and spring semester
  • Work closely with a variety of offices regarding scheduling and technical support for a variety of events (possibly including those of Campus Activities, Student Activities, Academic Departments, Administration, York Country Day School, and the York Community)

The Production Manager will report to the Chair of the Department of The Arts and Humanities and work closely with the Director of Campus and Special Events, the Director of Facility Services, and A/V Manager in Library and Technology Services. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with faculty members and staff in The Arts and Humanities as well as other academic departments.

Requirements:

The candidate should have a MFA or higher in Theatre. Candidates with a MFA in Technical Theatre are strongly preferred.  At least three years of experience in performing arts operations is required; however, collegiate experience can be counted toward that.  The candidate is required to have expertise in carpentry/welding, rigging, light, and sound technologies.  Additionally, the candidate should have excellent communication skills, a strong commitment to working as part of a collaborative team, attention to detail and safety, and planning and organizational skills.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should electronically submit a letter of application, CV, three letters of recommendation. An electronic portfolio of work is encouraged, though not required.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications should be received by January 19, 2020.

To Apply, use link: https://ycp.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=119240