The Ensemble Operations Department is seeking a Production Assistant (Stage Coordinator) who will report to the Director of Concert and Ensemble Operations and will assist the production team with all technical aspects of Peabody concert and events for both the Conservatory and the Preparatory to support over 1000 events, including master classes, rehearsals, performances (music and dance), and student recitals including Opera Theater.
This role acts as a liaison among the various individuals involved in a production, including the conductor, artistic directors, musicians, dancers, technical department, and the concert and ensembles team to ensure an excellent and safe production.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Provides a professional and safe performance environment to the Peabody Institute students, faculty, staff, patrons and guests.
Assists the production team in providing all stage, production, sound, lighting and technical needs for the choral, dance, opera, instrumental and orchestral needs of all performance at Peabody including lighting, audio visual, administrative, live audio mixing, sound reinforcement, setting up A/V equipment, microphones and all stage management.
Works in close partnership with the Stage Manager and other members of the production team, conductors, artistic directors and students to support the event production, audio-visual, sound and curricular needs of the school in order to achieve an excellent production and a quality learning opportunity.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
A Bachelor's Degree in Production (theatrical or event) and/or 2-3 years experience in production or related field.
* Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
3 to 5 years of technical theater and crew management experience.
Experience with lighting, audio mixing, sound reinforcement, video, stage lighting, stage production and rigging.
Hours flexible and include daytime and evenings and weekends as appropriate to the staffing needs of the department.
Professional demeanor, superior communication skills, comfort in high-pressure situations, adaptable, solutions-oriented problem solver.
Demonstrated organizational skills with proven ability to effectively prioritize workload.
Ability to work long hours and nontraditional shifts: evenings and weekends due to performance schedule.
Ability to walk, stand, climb for extended periods.
Ability to climb ladders and scaffolding.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
Classified Title: Stage Coordinator Working Title: Production Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CD Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: variable, including evenings and weekends Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Peabody Institute Department name: Ensemble Operations Personnel area: Peabody
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