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Theatre Production Coordinator




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Theatre Production Coordinator

Minimum Requirements

• Bachelors Degree of Arts from an accredited college or university or related field of study

• Demonstrated proficiency in digital sound and lighting boards as well as advanced projection systems. Rigging experience. Experience with fly system. Experience with light hang, gel, focus, and programming. Experience with proper sound set up including vocal and instrumental mics with drums. Experience mixing live sound. Experience in set build and strike. Experience with supporting touring company productions.

Preferred Qualifications

• Masters of Arts or related field from an accredited college or university.

• Professional experience in a University theater setting

• Design Experience: lighting, sound, set

• Professional experience in technical theatre and/or advanced AV systems

• Certification by the Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP certified rigger-theater, ETCP certified electrician - theater)


The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Manage all aspects of technical support for events on a day to day basis, including staff supervision and hands on operation:

• Lighting

• Projection

• Recording (audio/video)

• Physical layout/structures, including rigging.

• Space preparation and restore, to include clean-up

• All other technical aspects of production

• Maintain inventory of all theatrical equipment and supplies

• Stay up to date with new and emerging stage and presentation technologies


• Direct supervisor of student technical staff

• Hiring/promotions/discipline/termination

• Technical theater training including rigging, aerial-lift, and chain hoist.

• On-going skills development and evaluations

• Ensure technical student staff completes University mandated training.

• Scheduling student staff

• Provide functional supervision over front of house student staff in absence of professional front of house management.

• Provide functional supervision over hired in or temporary technical crews as assigned and/or in absence of Production Manager.

• Provide functional supervision over Production Assistant as assigned and/or in absence of Production Manager.

Advanced Scheduled Events - Post event reporting/data gathering:

• Production meetings and communication

• Event planning

• Staffing

• Post event follow-up and data collection

Maintain Safety:

• Exercise independent decision making in regard to risk management and event safety

• Ensure compliance with University policies and all local, state, and federal codes including fire safety work place safety, facilities, and equipment safety

• Ensure technical student staff completes Maxwell Theatre safety training

• Assist with inspection, repair and preventative maintenance of equipment to ensure safe operation

Work as part of the Maxwell Theatre, Division of Enrollment and Student Affairs, Augusta University team:

• Work as part of a unit to provide holistic support to events

• Participate in departmental meetings and collaborate with colleagues to accomplish departmental goals

• Assist with departmental, division, and University planning, to include committee service as required

• Assist with the purchase of supplies and new equipment

• Research possibilities for new equipment and/or purchases and provide written summaries and/or proposals

• Assist Production Manager with identifying and contacting contractors for repairs and new purchases

Assist in Day-to-Day Calendar Planning and Implementation

Other Duties:

• All other related duties/tasks as assigned.


Days/Nights and Weekends; Hours will vary dependent on events

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position


EEO Statement:

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans


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