Position TitleManager, Operations (Center for Performing Arts)
DepartmentAuxiliary Services and Event Management
Union/Non UnionNon Union
Full Time or Part TimeFull Time
Hiring Salary Range$66,281 - $72,909/Annually
Regular or TemporaryRegular
Job Description Summary
Manager, Operations (Center for Performing Arts) is responsible for overseeing daily operations of the Center of Performing Arts (CPA) through oversight of back operations, information technology, maintenance, restoration projects, budgeting, and general operations and ensuring the readiness and smooth operation of the venue during performances. Responsibilities include but are not limited to interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing employee work; appraising employee performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; budgeting and planning, resolving rental user and patron complaints.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in arts, communications, Fine or Performing Arts, planning or related field and a minimum of 5 years of experience in stage management and/or venue management preferably in a performing arts, theatre, or opera house and a minimum of 2 years’ supervisory experience.
- Certification in event planning preferred.
CRITERIA: The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.
- Together with the Technical Director, Assistant Technical Directors, and the Front of House Manager, reviews event needs, assists with, and monitors hiring, training and scheduling of work hours for full and part-time Theatre staff.
- Serves as the principal liaison to the production personnel of rental users of the Center for Performing Arts (CPA) and together with the Assistant Technical Director and staff, advances all technical aspects of performances via phone or e-mail communication in addition to site visits if necessary.
- Develops and manages annual department budgets.
- Together with the Assistant Technical Director, supervises the set-up of all lighting, sound, risers and platform, etc., and other special production requirements for all performances and rehearsals.
- Maintains inventory of all stage and production equipment.
- Negotiates with product vendors for purchase or rental of production and stage equipment.
- Oversees and maintains appropriate inventory, supplies and equipment by creating and implementing an inventory control system.
- Ensures compliance with CPA safety policies and City, State and Federal licensing requirements, fire regulations and the Health and Safety at Work Act.
- Maintains proper records of events and maintenance.
- Manages all maintenance, capital improvement, and restoration projects.
- Works with the IT Consultants to oversee purchasing and management of servers, firewalls, software, and high-speed Internet and all IT special projects for the Theatre.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Must have the flexibility to work a non-traditional schedule – Must have weekend, holiday and some early morning/midday/late evening weekday availability.
- The work schedule subject to change based on the needs of the department.
- Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
- As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. Citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
Open Until FilledYes