Production Manager III
SC Governor's School for the Arts & Humanities
Tue Nov 15 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
Thu Dec 15 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
How to Apply
Interested persons must complete a State Employment Application at www.careers.sc.gov. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date. Faxed applications will not be accepted.
PLEASE DIRECT INQUIRIES TO:
Human Resource Director
South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities
15 University Street, Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 282-3781 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Under limited supervision of the Dean, the Director of Production manages and directs the production and design elements of the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities, working with each art department and to support schoolwide programs and events on and off campus. Oversees the production calendar and works with production staff to ensure effective setup, installation, operation, and maintenance of theatrical equipment including scenery, properties, lighting, audio, and special effects. Ensures compliance with school policies and procedures particularly in the area of safety. Identifies problems and offers solutions with regards to technical and aesthetic standards while ensuring that those standards are met. Supervises or ensures supervision and support of all campus events. Conducts production meetings with department chairs, faculty members, production staff, and other school personnel as needed to develop and implement production and design plans, ensuring high professional standards in accordance with budgets and timetables. Develops and maintains budgets and material. Develops and adheres to production budgets and schedules. Liaison with vendors for purchasing materials, supplies, and equipment for productions, and for maintaining repairs on equipment. Coordinates contracts with off-site venues for school productions and classes. Prepares requests for purchase orders for materials, supplies, and equipment. Codes documents for payment. Maintains inventory of materials, supplies and equipment. Evaluates equipment and recommends the purchase of theatrical production equipment and supplies. Manages and oversees spaces and inventories on campus including: Sakas Theatre (include scene shop and set storage), Smith Recital Hall, and two costume shops. Purchases and maintains appropriate costume materials and oversees production of costumes. Coordinates work of qualified dance costumers. Ensures costume and scene shop equipment is working properly and safely, to include sewing machines, washers and dryers, dye vats, steam cleaners, irons, and cutting tables. Organizes and catalogs costumes. Oversees Drama storage and expansion of Drama costume stock. Manages production staff responsible for recording and streaming school events, including training and equipment needs. Coordinates contracts with guest designers to meet specific production needs. Interviews and recommends for hire temporary staff in the areas of building sets, sound, lighting, recording and costuming. Trains staff and supervises the production staff for all performances and activities. Performs related duties as required.
Skills and Requirements
STATE MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS:
A high school diploma and experience or additional education in the production of radio or television programs or in theatrical productions.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor degree in Theatre Arts or related field and experience with theatrical production
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of theatrical production techniques, equipment and procedures; Knowledge of scenery design and construction; Knowledge of computing technology, such as networking, hardware, and software, as it relates to theatrical production; ability to operate sound equipment; ability to design and execute theatrical lighting; ability to execute digital video recording and editing; ability to follow directions; ability to communicate both orally and in writing; ability to deal effectively with a diverse population including students, parents, vendors, renters and faculty in handling inquiries and communicating information; and ability to organize and maintain work load in a multi-dimensional environment.