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PRODUCTION MANAGER - York University

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Production
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Production Manager
Deadline: July 13, 2010
Posted: June 29, 2010

Job Description / Duties

The Faculty of Fine Arts at York University is one of the largest and most comprehensive educational institutions for the fine arts in Canada, and the only program of its kind in the province of Ontario. It brings together a community of close to 3,300 undergraduate and graduate students and 280 full-time and part-time faculty working in all areas of fine arts practice and scholarship.

York Fine Arts offers academic studies (history, theory, criticism) and professional training (studio, production, performance) in six disciplines: dance, design, film, music, theatre and visual arts, plus interdisciplinary cultural studies in the fine arts.

York Fine Arts programs emphasize contemporary artistic production and processes, including the integration of the new technologies, alongside traditional modes of artistic theory and practice. There is a strong commitment to the inclusion of global cultures, to collaborative and interdisciplinary work, and to intercultural research.

To learn more about this excellent opportunity and for complete position details please visit www.yorku.ca/jobs

Posting Number: 6937
Position Title: Production Manager
Department: Department of Theatre, Faculty of Fine Arts
Affiliation/Union: CPM
Salary Grade: E
Hiring Salary Range : $58,797 - $66,147
Maximum of Salary Range: $80,846
Hours of Work: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Duration: Continuing Full-Time
External Date Range: June 29, 2010 to Posted until July 13, 2010 

Purpose:
The Production Manager reports to the Executive Officer on administrative matters and to the Chair of the Department of Theatre on operational matters.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Education:
University degree with specialization in theatre, or equivalent experience in a professional theatre environment. 

Experience:
7 years related experience in professional theatre production, including demonstrated management experience. Familiarity with the disciplines of Theatre, Dance, and Music. 

Skills:

  • Demonstrated strong management skills including the ability to organize, direct and communicate with diverse groups of people; 
  • Ability to communicate complex technical and production skills effectively; 
  • Proven ability to plan and administer a budget; 
  • In-depth knowledge of all aspects of performance production including production management, stage management, technical direction, including stage carpentry, properties, scenic painting, rigging, lighting, sound, automation, special effects, costume and scenery construction, publicity, box office and house and stage management; 
  • Effective personnel management skills; 
  • effective presentation skills; demonstrated effective and clear written communication skills; 
  • superior consultation skills, as well as the ability to mediate conflict and achieve consensus; 
  • ability to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances and priorities; ability to find creative solutions to complex situations; 
  • excellent planning/organizing skills; ability to balance multiple priorities; excellent computing skills, including word processing and spreadsheet skills. 

Requires in-depth knowledge and understanding of similar institutions, rental agencies, and other performing arts organizations. 

Requires current knowledge of Ontario Occupational Health and Safety regulations; requires knowledge of legislation governing the use of prop or replica firearms and the use of pyrotechnic effects. 

Requires knowledge of external Canadian Institute for Theatre Technology (CITT), United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT), International Organization of Scenographers, Theatre Architects and Technicians (OISTAT). 

Additional Information

How to Apply: Please email a complete application package, which includes an application form, covering letter and resume, and quote Posting Number 6937 in the subject of the email to jobs@yorku.ca. The application form and complete position details can be found at www.yorku.ca/jobs 

Thank you for your interest in York University. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. York University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.

Salary:

Contact Information

How to Apply: Please email a complete application package, which includes an application form, covering letter and resume, and quote Posting Number 6937 in the subject of the email to jobs@yorku.ca. The application form and complete position details can be found at www.yorku.ca/jobs

Thank you for your interest in York University. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. York University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.

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York University offers a world-class, modern, interdisciplinary academic experience in Toronto, Canada’s most multicultural city. York is at the centre of innovation, with a thriving community of almost 60,000 faculty, staff and students who challenge the ordinary and deliver the unexpected.

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