This job provides the functions of a producer for the activities of the MFA in Acting program.
Works with the faculty leadership to produce MFA in acting projects including script readings, rehearsals, and practices.
Coordinates script readings and script or other media acquisitions at the direction of the program director.
Assistant produces educational and public performances or media activities.
Assists with accounting, purchasing, budgeting, and student records needed for the acting and media mission of the program.
Coordinates any props, sets, or other materials needed for the functioning of the center. Can provide assistance with lighting, sound, or media as needed.
Works with the faculty director, the department, and the School on purchasing. One-site liaison to NU support departments, as needed.
Works with the faculty, the Center, and the School on publicity for the productions and projects.
Coordinates production needs with the Evanston-based departments and resources.
Other duties as assigned.
Successful completion of a 4 year course of study in a related field
Working knowledge of the Chicago theatre scene
Ability to handle basic accounting and budgeting
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Ability to work on several projects simultaneously
Ability to plan individual projects and annual calendars of projects/events
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to work in collaborative creative groups
Three years experience in Theatre operations or advanced education in a related area
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
Experience with the NU financial and student systems
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 39864
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.