Center for the ArtsThe George Mason University Center for the Arts (CFA) is seeking an experienced, skilled, and highly motivated individual to serve as Production Manager.
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of successful production management, an expertise to ensure high quality of work in every aspect of production, in addition to excellent budgetary communication, organizational and leadership capabilities.
Candidates must have strong working knowledge of all production departments, a positive attitude, and creative approaches to problem solving in managing a wide variety of produced and presented work, as well as leading staff and crews including both experienced professionals and students.
George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.
Responsibilities: Supervise all aspects of production including audio, lighting, rigging, and stage management, as well as the coordination of all backstage labor, rentals, and services;Responsible for the advancing and coordinating of technical requirements and logistics for all Concert Hall events;Oversee production budget, including the administration of over-hire wage payroll, and purchasing and rental of event related equipment and supplies;Supervisor of classified production staff including Master Electrician, Audio Engineer, Master Carpenter, and Assistant to the Production Manager/Stage Manager; andWork in conjunction with CVPA Facility Manager to identify preventative maintenance programs for backstage operations and facility equipment for the Concert Hall
Required Qualifications: A degree in an arts-related field;Demonstrated professional experience in a production position with a major presenting and/or producing venue (generally 4+ years);Working knowledge of theatrical lighting, sound, and rigging; and Familiarity with the art forms of Theater, Dance, and Music.
For full consideration, applicants must apply at ; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.