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ASU Production Manager

George Mason University
Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Closing date
May 21, 2023

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ASU Production Manager The George Mason University, College of Visual and Performing Arts, seeks qualified candidates for the Production Manager position. The Arts Support Umbrella Production Manager's primary role is to oversee technical management of produced and presented work for the CVPA's academic units. Oversight also includes the management of CVPA performance and support spaces, which include: Harris Theater, TheatreSpace, Black Box, Dance Performance Studio, DeLaski Rehearsal Room, Costume Shop, Scene Shop, Prop Shop, and Audio Lab. The Production Manager is responsible for the smooth coordination of users with facility technical staff, as well as the planning, budgeting and execution of technical operations and equipment and supply upgrades and replacement.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 CVPA venues;Oversee Production Budget. Including the administration of over hire wage payroll. Purchasing and rental of event related equipment and supplies;Oversee the supervision of ASU Venue Technicians, ASU Technical Director and ASU Costume Shop Supervisor, including Annual Performance Evaluations;Oversee internal and external training, including approving funding and/or time off for attending workshops and conferences;Schedule full-time Venue Technicians and wage over hire staff; andWork in conjunction with CVPA Executive Director and CVPA Facilities Coordinator to develop and implement the annual maintenance and inventory program for backstage operation and facility equipment for Harris Theatre, TheatreSpace, Dance Performance Studio, Costume Shop, and Scene Shop; and plan for special initiatives and projects, and perform the work as required for the replacement, repair, rehabilitation and installations.Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in an arts-related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience;Working knowledge of theatrical lighting, sound, video, and rigging; andFamiliarity with the art forms of Theater, Dance and Music.Preferred Qualifications:Typically, four years professional experience in a production position with a major presenting and/or producing venue.

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.


George Mason University is a university with three campuses, each with a distinctive academic focus that plays a critical role in the economy of its region. At each campus, students, faculty, and staff have full access to all the university's resources, while duplication of programs and support services is minimized through the use of technology. In addition to the main campus in Fairfax, the university has campuses in Arlington and Prince William Counties.

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