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Manager, Theatre Operations - University of Toronto

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Management
Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Manager, Theatre Operations
Deadline: July 30, 2019
Posted: July 23, 2019

Job Description / Duties

Reporting to the Director, the Manager, Theatre Operations oversees the day-to-day operations of the Robert Gill Theatre, the Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse, and the Luella Massey Studio Theatre on the St. George Campus. Together with the Director, the Manager supports the Centre's mid to long-range strategic planning and implementation.

Your responsibilities will include:
Overseeing day-to-day operational, ticketing and performance space needs
Planning and overseeing the implementation of strategic plans
Acting as the primary contact for enquiries pertaining to the use of performance spaces
Coordinating the preparation of space, materials and equipment required for production activities
Creating and producing graphic materials and drawings
Collating and organizing data for various reports
Working in collaboration with the Communications and Events Officer, promotes events and programs to target audiences
Working in collaboration with the Business Officer, plans and estimates financial resources required for programs and/or projects

Qualifications / Required Skills

Essential Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in a related field of study, or an acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum five years of recent and related experience managing the operations, design, and supporting production needs of performance spaces, preferably in a post-secondary education environment.
Experience with professional stage and production management.
Experience with technical aspects of productions, such as set, lighting, sound design, scenic art, front-of-house or box office.
Experience with managing rental spaces and agreements.
Experience with managing ticket sales.
Experience with marketing and promoting theatre events.
Experience providing direction to and scheduling work for theatre staff.
Experience with planning and estimating financial resources required for programs and/or projects.
Advanced skills with Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Excellent set design and drawing skills.
Excellent oral and written communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated time-management skills with the ability to effectively prioritize, multi-task and organize work, and meet tight deadlines while able to pay attention to detail.
Demonstrated skills and ability to provide effective guidance and advice to stakeholders in a responsive, empathetic, diplomatic, and thoughtful manner.

Salary: USW Pay Band 13 -- $74,041 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $94,687. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.

Contact Information

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Employer Profile

The Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto is the heart of Canada’s leading university and one of the most comprehensive and diverse academic divisions in the world. The strength of Arts & Science derives from our combined teaching and research excellence in the humanities, sciences and social sciences across 29 departments, seven colleges and 46 interdisciplinary centres, institutes and programs.

We can only realize our mission with the dedication and excellence of engaged staff and faculty. The diversity of opportunities and perspectives within the Faculty reflect the local and global landscape and the need for curiosity, innovative thinking and collaboration. At Arts & Science, we take pride in our legacy of innovation and discovery that has changed the way we think about the world.

The Centre for Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies is located in downtown Toronto, the perfect location to experience and participate in all kinds of performance. We hold high standards for students in our broad and rich academic program, and throughout rigorous performance training. Our centre has three performance venues for the creative and intellectual exploration of our students and faculty, all supported by our technical and production staff. With a combination of courses and practical streams, our centre emphasizes the integration of academic and practical work in our holistic approach to classical through contemporary theatre and performance.