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Manager Academic Production - The School of Creative and Performing Arts, Division of Drama, Faculty of Arts

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Education
Province: Calgary, Alberta
Position: Manager Academic Production
Deadline: February 4, 2016
Posted: February 1, 2016

Job Description / Duties

The School of Creative and Performing Arts, Division of Drama in the Faculty of Arts is currently seeking a Full-time Regular Manager, Academic Production.

Reporting to the Director, School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA), this position is responsible for coordinating and supervising all academic technical and production operations of the division of Drama. During production weeks, there is a need for significant work outside of regular working hours.

This position requires discretionary and often creative decision making which impacts people, programs, services and divisional operations. The position requires strong supervisory skills, independent judgment, the ability to establish priorities based on artistic demands, and the ability to deal creatively with students, staff, and faculty in upholding such priorities. The Manager of Academic Production makes the technical production decisions necessary to ensure the successful mounting of divisional productions. He/she supervises all other members of the technical support staff and is responsible for maintaining effective communications between the staff and the faculty, particularly faculty who are directors and designers. The Manager of Academic Production demonstrates leadership in achieving creative goals and functions effectively as a member of a production management team. It is the Manager of Academic Production's responsibility to stay abreast of technical standards in the industry and implement all technical decisions arrived at by the production team.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Qualifications / Requirements:

BFA/MFA in Technical Theatre Production or an equivalent combination of education and experience
A minimum of two years experience in technical theatre management and/or direction (Educational theatre experience an asset)
Demonstrated working knowledge of all aspects of technical theatre
A minimum of five to eight years experience in at least four of the following production areas: lighting, sound, stage management, properties construction, scenery construction, costume construction, theatre rigging & stage carpentry, construction & computer drafting, production design

Contact Information

For a complete job description and to apply: http://careers.ucalgary.ca/jobs/4784106-manager-academic-production-drama-faculty-of-arts 

Employer Profile

The University of Calgary is a leading Canadian university located in the nation's most enterprising city. The university has a clear strategic direction to become one of Canada's top five research universities by 2016, where research and innovative teaching go hand in hand, and where we fully engage the communities we both serve and lead. This strategy is called Eyes High, inspired by the university's Gaelic motto, which translates as 'I will lift up my eyes'. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.

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