This is a Temporary, Full-time position.Category: Production
Reporting to the Director of Production, this position works closely with Directors, Designers, and Production Staff while directly supervising all casual labor assigned to the properties shop. In fulfilling this position’s core responsibilities, Globe Theatre expects the Head of Properties to:
• Hire and supervise all casual labour required to assist in properties;
• Adhere to budgeting and scheduling guidelines as outlined by the Director of Production;
• Perform a costing analysis of the properties designs to determine their feasibility based on time, staffing, and budget requirements;
• Track, code, and submit invoices, receipts, petty cash, and visa reconciliations for all purchases
• Work with Director and Designers to realize the designs;
• Build, source, and/or acquire through borrowing/renting/purchasing all property elements required for Main Stage events and productions produced and presented by Globe Theatre;
• Provide support for the Studio Technician/Production Assistant to ensure that all property elements for the Shumiatcher Sandbox Series are met;
• Supervise and participate in the setup and strike of all property elements for all productions;
• Ensure that properties are properly maintained and repaired during performance runs ;
• Source, acquire, and maintain all props-making equipment and materials;
• Attend all staff and production meetings and be a member of the Health & Safety Committee;
• Adhere to all aspects of the Collective Agreement between Globe Theatre and I.A.T.S.E. Local 295.
The individual in this position shall possess exceptional planning, project management, supervisory, and communication skills. The Head of Properties must ensure a high quality of workmanship for all properties appearing on stage, show an unwavering attention to detail, be able to work towards a deadline while observing budget constraints, and demonstrate sensitivity towards staff and artists. Technical skills specific to wood and metal working, sewing, faux-finishing, scenic painting, and upholstering are definite assets.
Globe Theatre is looking for a Head of Properties for a one year term to coordinate and oversee the borrowing, purchasing, construction, and maintenance of all props for all productions produced and presented by the Theatre.
This contract runs from January 2, 2013 to November 30, 2013 with a seasonal layoff during June and July.
Crystal L. Spicer, Director of Production
Globe Theatre is a dynamic theatre company that is located in an historic building in downtown Regina. As Canada’s only permanent theatre-in-the-round, we are the largest professional arts organization in Saskatchewan with an annual operating budget of 4.2 million dollars. Globe Theatre produces six main stage productions per season and supports a play series for emerging artists and work in its studio space.
Globe Theatre encourages a team-oriented environment where the efforts of all employees are focused on supporting the art form. Globe is proud of its outstanding team-oriented environment, clear vision and mission, and defined organizational values and principles.