Production and Operations Coordinator

The University of Maryland, College Park
College Park, Maryland
Feb 03, 2023
Mar 10, 2023
Full Time

Production and Operations Coordinator

The University of Maryland has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University requires that students, faculty, and staff on the UMD campus be vaccinated against COVID-19. As a prospective and/or a new employee at UMD, you will be required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work at any University of Maryland location. Prospective or new employees may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement at and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Failure to provide proof of vaccination or to obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption will result in the offer of employment being rescinded.

This new position of Production and Operations Coordinator (full-time, 12-month) coordinates the production and operations efforts of the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies (TDPS) and reports to the Production Manager. Specific duties include, but are not limited to, managing technology related to TDPS productions and operations. In addition, the Production and Operations Coordinator manages studios, labs, and rehearsal rooms for faculty and student creative research, as related to the Maya Brin Institute for New Performance and other arts/technology endeavors. To a lesser extent, the coordinator manages technology for classroom instruction. As applicable, the Production and Operations Coordinator works with the Production Manager in the training and mentoring of graduate assistants and student employees who staff the production office. Evening and weekend work is required.

Minimum Qualifications:


Bachelor’s degree


Two years experience in stage production and/or operations.


• Experience with performing arts production.

• Experience with project management and/or stage management.

• Experience with moving image capture and recording.

• Knowledge of live performance industry standard software and technology.

• Excellent communication oral and written skills, excellent organizational skills.

• Ability to multi-task and to prioritize and manage competing priorities. Ability to identify, implement, and integrate new technologies into live performance.

• Interest in the performing arts. 

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