Department: College of Visual & Performing Arts (CVPA)
Program and Production Coordinator
The George Mason University Center for the Arts seeks qualified candidates for the Program and Production Coordinator position. The Program and Production Coordinator assists with coordination and facilitation of production activities within the Center for the Arts, undertake wages and expense processing and tracking for the production unit, and provide management of stage activities for the Concert Hall.
Provide management of stage activities for specified Concert Hall events and adjunct activities;
Identify supplemental crew staffing needs for all events and make appropriate preparations to fulfill the requirements of assigned events;
Coordinate and assist with fulfillment of technical information for booked-in events, particularly music department events;
Assist the Production Manager with clerical and fiscal aspects of production and special project initiatives;
Assist with security and parking logistics of artist residency activities;
Produce the event summary report following each event in the Concert Hall;
Perform occasional supervision of crew for facility preparations for events;
Perform occasional operation of stage machinery such as lighting, audio, and rigging equipment as needed to facilitate rehearsals and performances;
Perform general stage duties including stage preparations and restoration of facilities and equipment;
Participate in regular staff, event and production meetings; and
Coordinate stage management department with other production departments for effective overall management.
Bachelor’s degree in relevant area of theater technology, or equivalent combination of education and experience;
Knowledge of theater technology, including lighting, sound, and staging;
Knowledge of stage management and experienced with a variety of performance idioms (drama, dance, opera, musical, etc.),
Ability to provide professional assistance to facilitate and coordinate the elements of production to fulfill artistic integrity;
Possess skills to interact successfully with a wide variety of personalities,
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access; and
Generally knowledgeable and experienced in theater technology such that the individual can operate a basic light board representing basic performance cue sequences, operate a sound console for up to six microphones, and operate an automated counterweight system for the purposes of flying scenery, soft goods, lighting instruments, etc. for setup and take-down of events.
Experience working in a university setting.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, VA
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For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
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Internal Number: 46344
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