Jun 26, 2023


Malibu, CA

The Assistant Technical Production Manager is responsible for supervision of technical operations for the Center of the Arts and is responsible for implementing successful events and supervising student and overhire technical staff. This position serves as the lead technician for most shows and concerts. This position reports to and assists the Technical Production Manager in handling all of the technical needs at the Center for the Arts. The person in this position is responsible for working with guest artists and technicians to ensure high quality productions while maintaining a safe and pleasant working atmosphere. This position helps the Center for the Arts achieve its mission of presenting an innovative, unique, entertaining, and diverse program of exceptional performances and museum exhibitions and thus: 1. Enhance the educational experience at the University for all students and to provide a professional laboratory to train students in the arts; 2. Foster artistic excellence and creativity; 3. Connect Pepperdine University and the richly varied communities of Los Angeles and surrounding communities.


– Supervise light hang, focus, and programming for Center for the Arts and Fine Arts events, serving as Master Electrician and on site lighting head.
– Supervise student and overhire crew for set-up, performance, strike, and maintenance for all events.
– Serve as Lead of Production when necessary for Center for the Arts events.
Work with Technical Production Manager on scheduling, staffing, and theatre production needs.
– Review plans for production elements of Center for the Arts presentations, university events, and community events in Smothers Theatre, Raitt Recital Hall, and Lindhurst Theatre.
– Train technical staff on safe and efficient back of house functions, including light board and sound board operation, running fly system, and other technical duties as necessary.
– Work with Technical Production Manager to purchase technical equipment and materials for shows and investigate theatre and facility improvements.
– Other duties as assigned.

Apply here by 7/17/2023.