This position is the new leadership role for all technical needs of the Performing Arts Department. This role will manage the timeline and communication of all productions to the teams, maintain budgets and performance spaces, oversee the student workers that stage manage, and serve as the professional stage manager for three dance productions.
Position is a hourly position of 30 hours per week working a ten month work period (August-May) annually.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Prepare and manage the timeline and communication of all PAD productions to the production team. Be the onsite supervisor at all tech and production weeks.
Create and reconcile production season budget. Facilitate contracts for outside hires and invoices for production materials turning in paperwork in a timely manner to the office manager.
Assign student stage managers to each production in collaboration with faculty directors. Meet with student stage managers on a regular basis to ensure they are on track with the needs of the production, including creating all appropriate paperwork, effectively communicating with the production team, and preparing for technical rehearsals and performances.
Serve as the professional stage manager for the three dance productions: WashU Dance Theatre, MFA Concert, WashU Dance Concert.
Coordinate with Edison events and programming to ensure both entities operate collaboratively during the year.
This job will require nights and weekends during productions.
Ability to frequently lift 40lbs.
Ability to travel to on-campus performance spaces and off-campus warehouse.
M.F.A. in stage management, five plus years of professional stage management experience, and AEA or AGMA membership.
Excellent communication and organization skills, ability to work effectively as a member of a team, efficient, detail oriented, and able to consistently meet deadlines.
B.A. or B.F.A. in theatre, with an emphasis in stage management, or equivalent work experience.Â
Three or more years of professional stage management experience.
$24.24 - $37.58 / HourlyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those from underrepresented groups. It is the Universityâ™s policy to provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.
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