Assistant Production Manager (UT Theatre)
ASSISTANT PRODUCTION MANAGER
The Clarence Brown Theatre (CBT), a LORT D Theatre in residence at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and the UT Department of Theatre, seeks a dynamic, collaborative, and self-motivated Assistant Production Manager. This position serves as the primary coordinator and support for the usage/rental of three theaters and a rehearsal space. Rentals include student projects, internal campus groups, and external groups. This position also serves as support to the Production Manager in the daily production operations which are essential to the mission of both the resident professional theatre company as well as the academic department. Duties include, but are not limited to, coordination, contracting, supervision, and management of all rentals; support aid for production needs including calendars, scheduling, purchasing, facility maintenance, safety, departmental events, shop help, etc. May serve as staff run crew member and student mentor on several productions within each 8-9 show season.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Theater, or equivalent training and/or experience, with some exposure to technical work.
Some management experience is preferred but not required.
The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills as will work with a vast array of people (campus and community) and serves as a representative of the CBT; will possess strong organizational skills, be detail-orientated, have strong follow-up skills, and able to work independently and in a team setting. The ability to maintain composure and collegiality in a fast-paced and quickly changing environment is imperative. Diplomacy, discretion, and critical thinking are also vital for this position. Some basic theatrical technology knowledge (lighting, sound, carpentry) is required. Specific training will be offered. Microsoft Office Suite skills are required.
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.
The CBT is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. We invite and encourage applications from women and minority candidates.