Theatre Production Supervisor

UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

Los Angeles, CA

Requisition Number: 28194
Working Title: Director of Theaters
Salary: $4,400 ­- $8,733 monthly
Job Type: Career
Department Name: 0450­MUSIC

Job Summary Statement:

Under the general supervision of the Chief Financial Officer, the Director of
Theaters manages, and supervises the use of assigned venue(s) for
department productions, events and rentals. This position is responsible for
assuring professional and efficient completion of all events. Duties include:
creation of event invoice estimates, assessment of technical requirements,
assessing overall production needs, and staffing support service as needed.
This position serves as the main production and technical contact for the
University to all artists, representatives and agents for the Herb Alpert
School of Music. Main duties of this position include supervision and
scheduling of Limited Appointment and Career Theater Management Team
staff to ensure overall production labor costs are kept at the minimum. This
position monitors both the theater financials and casual employee time
records to ensure accurate tracking of all labor expenses, and equipment
repair and purchase. Supervision duties of this position include hiring,
training, termination, and conducting performance evaluation to ensure the
department's commitment to a professional and high quality customer
service experience. Serve as additional stage crew member as needed.
Other duties as assigned.

Percentage of Time: 100%
Shift Start: 8:00 am
Shift End: 5:00 pm

1. Ability to recognize and coordinate the range of production related functions with production staff
for a variety of events occurring in multiple venues concurrently. 

2. Demonstrated skill in generating a production schedule reflecting all performance venues and
production staffs involved in a calendar format. Ability to update as production changes occur. 

3. Demonstrated knowledge of the skills and abilities of stage crew members sufficient to ensure
appropriate crew assignments to facilitate event technical requirements, i.e. scenery load­in and
installation, rigging of drapery, lighting, props, etc.

4. Demonstrated organizational and communication skills to prepare and conduct weekly production
meeting disseminating all pertinent information to appropriate staffs.

5. Demonstrated organizational skills sufficient to arrange and assign appropriate production staffs for
training in support of safety and security of theatrical equipment.

6. Ability to establish and maintain an in­depth file system containing all technical requirements,
estimates and event work records for all events.

7. Demonstrated working knowledge of Microsoft Office 2000.

8. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of technical components of a theater and costs
associated in utilizing those components. 

9. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of technical components of a theater and costs
associated in utilizing those components sufficient to articulate to clients and production crews. 

10. Ability to communicate, negotiate and coordinate with a variety of event related staff while
working towards specific deadlines and constantly shifting priorities. 

11. Ability to recognize technical elements of an event that would require and/or involve the fire
marshal, campus and/or VA policy or security. 

12. Ability to anticipate and resolve problems during the overall coordination and execution of cultural
public arts performances and events. 

13. Ability to recognize a variety of artistic temperaments and respond to artist(s)/company requests
in a calm, professional manner. 

14. Ability to motivate production crews to work towards specific deadlines in an organized,
professional manner

15. Ability to lift up to 50lbs.

16. Ability to perform the skills and abilities of stage crew members including scenery load­in and
installation, rigging of drapery, lighting, props, etc.

17. Ability to occasionally work nights and weekends.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected
categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy
Please be advised that the final candidate recommended for hire into a critical (or otherwise designated) position
will be required to successfully complete a background investigation. Any convictions will be evaluated to
determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction
history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.
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