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 ten-month position 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.
The candidate should have a BA/BFA or higher in Theatre. Candidates with a MFA in Technical Theatre are 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.
About York College of Pennsylvania
About Us:Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, York College offers more than 50 baccalaureate majors in professional programs, the sciences and humanities to its 4,600 undergraduate students. The College also offers master's programs in business, education and nursing, and a doctorate in nursing practice. A center of affordable academic excellence, York is dedicated to the intellectual, professional and social growth of its students. The College helps them develop a concrete plan to attain academic growth and career success; encourages them to try in the “real world” what they learn in the classroom; and prepares them to be professionals in whatever career they pursue. Please visit our website at www.ycp.edu.