University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) Department of Theatre seeks a full-time, staff Assistant Production Manager/Stage Management Coordinator. The incumbent will provide substantial support to the Production Manager in the administration of the production process for the Department of Theatre's four-show academic season. Specific duties include: supervise, mentor, and support student stage managers and backstage crew for department productions; attend, oversee, and provide onsite supervision of technical rehearsals, dress rehearsals, and performances for department productions; maintain and track department production budgets (materials and labor); maintain department and production calendars; attend production and design meetings, record and distribute notes; may also teach courses in area of specialization; maintain rehearsal spaces; serve as department inventory custodian; write guest artist contracts; and perform other duties as assigned.
Requires: B.A./B.F.A. in Theatre or related field with two years professional Stage or Production Manager experience, or an M.F.A. in Theatre or related field. Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point), Adobe Acrobat, Google products (Calendar, Mail, Drive, Sheets, Docs, and Hangouts). Must have excellent organizational, problem solving, and communication skills. Must be able to work with students of differing skill levels from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds. Knowledge of theatrical production, design and build processes required. Must be able to stand for long periods of time, lift up to 40 lbs., use stairs and ladders, and must have a valid drivers license. The ability to maintain a flexible work schedule including nights and weekends is required.
The Department has approximately 125 majors/minors and offers a B.A. in Theatre with concentrations in Design & Production or Theatre Studies, and a B.F.A. in Acting, all taught within its new, state-of-the-art facilities. UMBC is especially proud of the diversity of its student body and seeks to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. We have a strong commitment to increasing faculty and staff diversity. We encourage applications from women, minority group members, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a full-time position and includes university benefits package.
For best consideration, submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin July 17, 2017 and will be accepted until the position is filled. Send completed applications to: Laurie Newton-King, Program Management Specialist, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. **Please submit one pdf file with “Assistant Manager” in the subject line**
UMBC is an EOE/AA.