19 Dec 2023


Production Manager

Performing Arts Center at Kent State University – Tuscarawas  →   New Philadelphia, Ohio, United States


Performing Arts Center at Kent State University jobs

Job Description

Basic Function:
To manage and coordinate many technical and operational aspects of the theatre productions and theatre facilities including time, personnel and resources.


Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:

The Production Manager will manage and coordinate technical and operational aspects of the theater productions and theater facilities including scheduling and advancing productions, recruiting and training students and other technical crew members to sufficiently staff the scheduled events.

Manage and administer the operating budget for the season.

May schedule productions and related activities in all facilities. Manage all technical aspects for each production, including the set design, costume design and sound and lighting design.

May evaluate coordinate, and schedule all technical aspects of productions, rental activities, and related activities for the facility.

Supervise technical theatre personnel and students working on productions; make recommendations for hire and to recruit production personnel, both students and professionals.

May train student workforce in all aspects of technical theatre including lighting, sound, rigging, staging, etc.

Oversee production facilities and maintenance. May schedule and coordinate visits for ongoing technical inspections for equipment and mechanisms.

May approve spending for production materials, technical equipment and supplies.

Serve on committees.

Leadership of a small department, unit or major function and/or direct supervision over administrative/professional employees.

Perform related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Theatre; three years of professional production experience, including significant background in theatre and dance production in higher education or academic environment and experience supervising students and staff. One year experience advancing and staging touring productions may be required for position.

Salary: $51,460 – $68,822


To view the complete job listing and to apply, visit: jobslist.kent.edu/cw/en-us/job/500096/production-m…↗↗


Full-Time Job in Theatre:
Production Manager
Performing Arts Center at Kent State University – Tuscarawas
 New Philadelphia, Ohio, United States

Job Categories: Theatre. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: manager, performing arts, production, and recruitment. States: Ohio.