PRODUCTION MANAGER / TECHNICAL DIRECTOR: The University of Illinois Springfield Performing Arts Center seeks an experienced Production Manager / Technical Director to manage backstage operations of the 2,000-seat Sangamon Auditorium and the 125-seat UIS Studio Theatre. These are IATSE venues presenting a wide variety of Broadway tours, pop/rock/country concerts, comedians, and family entertainment along with hosting the productions of three resident companies (Springfield Ballet Company, Illinois Symphony Orchestra, and UIS Theatre program). Great job with outstanding benefits, target salary low $50’s DOE. For full consideration, apply by July 1, 2019. For full details on the position and information about how to apply, visit https://go.uis.edu/production_manager
CREDENTIALS TO BE VERIFIED BY PLACEMENT OFFICER
(A) 18-semester hours of college credit for course work in theater design and technology (such as courses in stage lighting, stage rigging, stage craft, scene design, sound systems, or technical direction)
(B) 18 months of work experience in technical operations of theatrical productions
(C) any combination of training and experience, as defined above, that totals 18 months, computed on the basis of one credit hour being equivalent to one month of experience.
(D) one year of work experience in a position equivalent to the assistant Auditorium Technical Director or higher, as defined in this series, including the supervision of stage crew and technicians
Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field (i.e. Theatre Production) preferred
Master’s Degree in a relevant field (i.e. Theatre Production) highly preferred
On-the-road touring experience as a crew member or member of the event’s technical staff with a professional national touring bus & truck theatrical tour, concert tour, or other national touring event playing performing arts centers and/or arenas highly preferred
Work experience as a full-time stage hand or assistant production manager or assistant technical director or similar position in technical stage operations of a professional performing arts venue which routinely presents national touring performances.
About UIS Performing Arts Center
University of Illinois Springfield located in Springfield, Illinois.