This job has expired

Assistant Manager, Theater Operations

Job Details

Welcome to Career Opportunities at Lindenwood University. PLEASE READ: For all applications, please include your resume and cover letter. You may skip the “Quick Apply” page by simply clicking “Next” at the bottom of the page. When you arrive at the “Experience” page, you may upload all desired documents using the upload box labeled “Resume/CV.” This is the appropriate box to upload all documents.

Benefits of Being a Lindenwood Employee:
  • Upon hire, employer-paid tuition benefits for bachelor’s (employee, spouse, and dependent) and master’s degree programs (employee and spouse only).
  • Tuition discounts for doctoral programs (employee only).
  • Comprehensive benefits plan: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, and retirement options.
  • Paid holidays: MLK Jr. day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving break (Wednesday – Friday), and winter break (Dec. 23 – Jan. 1).
  • Free lunch Fridays: LU employees are eligible for a free meal on Fridays at the Evans Commons Dining Hall or Spellman Dining Hall; Chick-fil-A and Qdoba included.
  • Professional development opportunities through the Lindenwood Learning Academy .

Job Title: Assistant Manager, Theater Operations

Division: Business Development

Evaluation Group: Staff

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Reports To: Director, Theater Operations

Positions Supervised: N/A

Job Summary

The assistant manager of theater operations helps oversee production-related activities for events held in the Lindenwood Theater, including the touring series, external and internal rentals, and academic performances. The assistant manager helps maintain all theater equipment for spaces related to the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts.

Essential Job Functions and Performance Indicators

The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and level of responsibility that will be required of positions given this title. This job description shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Job Responsibilities and Execution
  • Assists in coordinating and overseeing production needs of events in the J. Scheidegger Center
  • Serves as a technician for internal and external rentals at the J. Scheidegger Center
  • Serves as backup for the Theater Operations Manager
  • Assists in ensuring operational readiness of performance systems and equipment
  • Assists in onsite supervision of touring events and rentals
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment
  • Assist in maintaining all sound, video and production related equipment as needed
  • Assists in maintaining an inventory system for all production equipment
Service Excellence
  • Supports the mission of the University and serves as an ambassador of the Q2 culture of service excellence
  • Models, supports, and holds others accountable to the University’s values – integrity, dedication, excellence, creativity, and teamwork
Communication, Teamwork, and Collaboration
  • Assists in the advancement of internal and external events
  • Assists during academic shows
Job may require other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications – An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered. Additional requirements may be designated by position.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 3 years professional experience in a performing arts center or tour preferred
  • Basic rigging experience
  • Basic to advanced knowledge of Windows and Mac operating environments
  • Experience within an academic environment preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities – May be representative, but not all inclusive, of the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform this job competently.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent technical troubleshooting skills
  • High level of creativity and the ability to work with a diverse range of skill levels and personalities
  • Ability to be organized and multitask
  • Ability to use good judgment critical thinking and logic skills
  • Ability to make decisions based on new information when necessary
  • Ability to take direction and work independently
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Experience with Digital and analog Lighting Consoles, conventional lighting and dimmers and moving head lights.
  • Experience with digital and analog audio consoles, like array and point of source speakers, and Digital Signal Processors, wired and wireless microphones.
  • Experience with theater communication systems
  • Experience with video projectors, video matrixes and video distribution systems
Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of this job’s functions.
  • General theater and office setting
  • Flexible schedule
  • Work schedule varies and includes frequent evening and weekend hours as well as many weeks in which more than 40 hours are required.
Physical Abilities – The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform this job’s essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function
  • Ability to greet and guide stage crews, actors, and audiences
  • Ability to navigate stage and lighting terrain
  • Ability to lift 50-100lbs repeatedly
  • Ability to work with irregular breaks
  • Ability to adapt working hours
  • Ability to work with heights
  • Ability to operate powered equipment lifts
  • Ability to walk, stand, climb for extended periods Ability to climb ladders and scaffolding
Equal Opportunity Employer

Lindenwood University is an Equal Opportunity employer. The University complies with appropriate federal, state, and local laws and provides equal employment opportunities and access to educational programs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status to all qualified applicants and employees. Lindenwood University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and dedicated to providing a positive discrimination-free educational work environment.


Lindenwood University

Founded in 1832, Lindenwood is a dynamic four-year institution dedicated to excellence in higher education. Our historic campus is situated in the heart of Saint Charles, Mo., a growing community of more than 65,000 just west of St. Louis.

Lindenwood University is known nationally and internationally for innovation, entrepreneurship, and extraordinary dedication to students. We believe that education is the way to personal freedom and responsibility, which are the keystones of any democracy. We have a heritage that dates back nearly 200 years. In that time, we have learned how to educate in a way that helps each student become an enlightened, principled citizen of a global community.

Lindenwood is an independent institution firmly rooted in Judeo-Christian values. Those values include belief in an ordered, purposeful universe, the dignity of work, the worth and integrity of the individual, the obligations and privileges of citizenship, and the primacy of truth.

Lindenwood is a great place to work, and we would love for you to join us as we strive daily to accomplish our University mission: REAL EXPERIENCE. REAL SUCCESS. Enhancing lives through quality education and professional preparatory experiences.

Lindenwood University is home to over 800 full- and part-time faculty and over 400 staff members that work together to provide more than 100 degree programs to students from every state and over 70 countries through values-centered education that lead to development of the whole person.

Our faculty, staff, and administration are committed to an integrative curriculum that focuses on the talents, interests, and future of our students. 

Lindenwood values its employees and provides MANY employee perks including great tuition benefits!

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert