Production Coordinator

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Jan 21, 2023
May 04, 2023
Program Manager
Full Time
Production Coordinator, Center for the Arts The George Mason University Center for the Arts seeks qualified candidates for the Production Coordinator position. The 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.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:Provides management of stage activities for specified Concert Hall events and adjunct activities;Identifies supplemental crew staffing needs for all events and make appropriate preparations to fulfill the requirements of assigned events;Coordinates and assists with fulfillment of technical information for booked-in events, particularly music department events;Assists the Production Manager with clerical and fiscal aspects of production and special project initiatives;Assists with security and parking logistics of artist residency activities;Produces the event summary report following each event in the Concert Hall;Performs occasional supervision of crew for facility preparations for events;Performs occasional operation of stage machinery such as lighting, audio, and rigging equipment as needed to facilitate rehearsals and performances;Performs general stage duties including stage preparations and restoration of facilities and equipment;Participates in regular staff, event and production meetings; andCoordinates stage management department with other production departments for effective overall management.Required Qualifications: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; andKnowledge of stage management and experienced with a variety of performance idioms (drama, dance, opera, musical, etc.).Preferred Qualifications:Experience working in a university setting;Experience with creating and reading deck and cue calling paperwork is preferred;Skills such as leadership, collaboration, and initiative are preferred;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;Experience with scheduling, multi-season calendar maintenance, theatrical paperwork and notation, Microsoft Office Suite; andGenerally knowledgeable and experienced in theatre technology and management such that the individual can efficiently lead the mounting of a performance. Basic technical skills (such as lights, carpentry, audio, and rigging) are needed to effectively execute a rehearsal and/or performance.

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.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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