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Assistant Production Manager

Emerson College
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time
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Assistant Production Manager
Target Hire Date
10/25/2021 - 10 days to go
Join our community and experience Emerson College!

Your primary function is to support the Performing Arts department's Fall and Spring semester curricular projects.

Curricular Projects are the culmination of acting, directing, and movement classes that result in the performance of their work in one of Emerson College's venues.

Your Manager: Production Manager

Your Key Partners: Performing Arts faculty and staff. As well as the Office of the Arts to provide a foundation of time and resources for these projects.

Your Responsibilities:
  • In collaboration with Performing Arts Faculty, Staff, and Office of the Arts Employees, schedule and calendar Curricular Projects. This includes all class meetings, rehearsals, tech, and performance times while within the venue.
  • Communicate with PA faculty and staff to coordinate, procure and deliver material needs for projects.
  • Once a semester, schedule and meet in person with each class to articulate guidelines, resources, logistics, and expectations of and for their time within their performance venue. This includes technical resource use, prop weapon use policies, appropriate use of space, reservation of space, ticketing, and front of house needs.
  • In collaboration with students and faculty, maintain and procure necessary rehearsal and performance materials for project presentation.
  • Maintain an online calendar for Curricular Projects.
  • Maintain online inventory of Curricular Project furniture.
  • Coordinate with the Office of the Arts to schedule Front of House for performances.
  • Coordinate with Office of the Arts and Performing Arts faculty to identify appropriate ticket numbers and printing of tickets for Curricular Projects.

Your Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in theater or management or 1-3 years appropriate theatrical or management work experience.
  • Must enjoy working and collaborating with college-aged individuals.
  • Must enjoy working with artistically oriented individuals.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Basic Knowledge of Google Docs Google Sheets and Google Calendar.

You'll be preferred with these ideal characteristics:
  • Ability to understand, enjoy and communicate effectively with academic-oriented individuals.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to prioritize goals and implement plans.
  • Ability to solve problems and conflict.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Be willing and enthusiastic to assist others and work in a team setting.

  • Maintain and articulate Emerson Stage student Office Assistants' proctoring responsibilities while curricular projects are rehearsing and performing in venues.
  • Schedule and communicate Emerson Stage Office Assistants' proctoring schedules while curricular projects are taking place.
  • Schedule, coordinate piano tunings with the service provider and Office of the Arts.
  • Serve as the Production Manager for High School Drama Festival, a one-day festival for local high school students. Reserve spaces for school performances and workshops.
  • Work with Theatre Education graduate students and undergraduate stage and production managers to coordinate technical needs for the festival performances with the Office of the Arts.
  • Serve as the on-site Production representative for Emerson Stage strikes (Sunday afternoon/evenings, nine times per season).
  • Working with Emerson Stage to oversee a week-long festival of student-written and student-directed one-acts and ten-minute plays.

Grade of Position: T01N

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 36.25

Hiring Range: $24,999.98 - $26,166.67

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About Us
Emerson College is the nation’s only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. Its main campus is located in the center of the dynamic multicultural city of Boston, in close proximity to major publishing houses, arts institutions, and research centers. The college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands. Emerson College enrolls over 4,300 graduate and undergraduate students from more than 70 countries and all 50 states.

Diversity Statement
Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society. Emerson College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender in its educational programs or activities. Emerson has designated the Associate Vice President, Title IX, and Clery Coordinator to respond to inquiries regarding the College Sexual Misconduct Policy. The Title IX Coordinator may be reached at 8 Park Plaza, Transportation Bldg, Room 230 Boston, MA 02116; Telephone: 617-824-8999; email:

Annual Clery Report
In accordance with the federal Clery and Campus SaVE Acts, Emerson College commits to providing all current and prospective students and employees with access to the annual campus security reports for each of our campuses. This report may be accessed from the Emerson College Police Department website.

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