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Citrus Community College
  • Position Number: 3475234
  • Location: Glendora, CA
  • Position Type: Fine and Applied Arts - Theatre and Dance

Performing Arts Stage Manager

Posting Number: 0601038

Position Title: Performing Arts Stage Manager (480001-2023006-092022)

Posting Date: 09-21-2022

Closing Date: 10-19-2022

Department/Division: VPA (Prfmg Arts Ctr)

Funding: District Funded

Job Category: Classified

Assignment: Full-Time

Percentage Employee: 100%

Months per Year: 12

Work Days per Week: Work schedule is based upon 8-hours per day, 40-hours per week and will remain flexible as it is based on the Haugh Performing Arts Center's production schedule.

Work Schedule per Day: This position will work evenings, weekends and holidays. The schedule is dictated by the Haugh Performing Arts Center's production schedule, and needs of the Visual and Performing Arts Division.

Work Shift for this Position (select all that apply):

FLSA: Nonexempt

Placement/Range: 36-1 (Starting salary for a new classified hire at Citrus College is fixed at Step 1.)

Pay Rate: $4,464.82 ($25.76/hr) Salary listed includes a temporary 2% increase that expires on 12/31/23.

Benefits: The District provides a fully paid, comprehensive program of fringe benefits including major medical, dental, and vision insurance for full-time employees and eligible dependents. Life insurance provided for employee only.

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Oversees and coordinates the technical aspects of the staging of the District's, professional touring, and local theatrical performances. Provides technical and artistic guidance and oversight to professional and student stage crews, and serves as on-site technical support to performing groups during events.

- Provides on-site technical staging expertise at theatrical events, providing professional guidance and assistance to theatrical groups and personnel with regard to staging concepts, processes, and techniques.
- Oversees and coordinates the staging of theatrical lighting, sound, video and other equipment and/or assets, as required for individual performances.
- Provides technical oversight, guidance, and training to student theatrical crew members in basic theater practices, techniques, and work standards.
- Oversees and coordinates the troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of theatrical staging equipment and facilities; maintains a preventive maintenance program and contracts for repairs as necessary.
- Trains and oversees event stage crew personnel in technical safety procedures regarding theater facilities, equipment, and personnel.
- Participates in the development of operating goals and objectives for the unit; recommends, implements, and administers methods and procedures to enhance operations.
- Monitors production costs and provides billing information; maintains inventories of materials and equipment necessary for the operation of performance spaces.
- Coordinates and oversees the use and operation of the on-campus theater facility; provides input into the development of policies, guidelines and procedures related to theater activities;
- Confers with individuals and groups, both on-and off-campus to provide information on facility usage and capability, available equipment, and scheduling. Provides technical assistance to those using the theater equipment. Provides advice to users regarding performance production aspects.
- Enters and retrieves data from a personal computer to produce reports regarding expenditures, schedules, production estimates and other matters; recruits and directs the work of part-time staff and student assistants to provide technical production and ushering support; provides instruction to staff and volunteers in work and safety procedures; assists in coordinating activities and arranging details for rehearsals and performances, distributes information regarding the facility to interested parties and encourages use of the facility; resolves production and facility usage problems.
- Coordinates, oversees and participates in the operation of sound, lighting and other production equipment during productions. Recommends equipment maintenance and purchase; maintains records of and takes inventory of theater equipment; maintains accurate records and files.
- Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.

- Requires working knowledge of computerized and conventional professional theatrical staging, materials, equipment, and facilities.
- Requires knowledge of theatrical lighting and sound techniques.
- Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
- Knowledge of current technological developments/trends in area of expertise.
- Requires the ability to provide technical leadership to professional staff and/or students in area of expertise.
- Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications: See Education and Experience below.

- Three years, or more, of experience in Technical Theatre, including stage lighting, scenic carpentry, stage management and sound reinforcement.
- Two years, or more, of college-level coursework with an emphasis in Technical Theatre.
- Professional experience serving as a Stage Manager.
- One year, or more, of Master Electrician experience for stage and/or live entertainment.
- Two years, or more, serving as a lead technician or department head in two of the following areas: lighting, audio, rigging, stage carpentry or video production.

- A high school diploma, or the equivalent, and three years of theater design and set construction experience.

- Requires the ability to perform work of an active nature.
- Requires the ability to stand for extended periods of time, walk up to 400 yards, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) heavy weights of up to 75 pounds on a regular basis.
- Requires the ability to push, pull, and guide materials over 75 pounds.
- Requires the ability to climb, stoop, kneel, and crouch on a regular basis.
- Requires sufficient hand-eye coordination, hand and finger dexterity including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to operate specialized equipment and read technical (including blueprints) and safety information.
- Requires auditory ability to hear machinery sounds and alarms.
- Requires near and far visual acuity to read printed materials, observe 3-dimensional views, moving objects, and work-in-progress.
- Requires speaking ability to project voice to a small group. carry on ordinary conversations.
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It is the policy of the District not to discriminate against and to encourage a diversity of applicants based on national origin, religion, age, sex or gender, race, color, medical condition, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, use of family and medical care leave, genetic information, military or veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, or because they are perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one of more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

Applications are considered legal documents, and as such, all areas of the application must be completed, or your application packet will be considered incomplete and will not be moved forward. While it may be appropriate in some areas of your application to use "NA" (not applicable), do not use terms such as "see resume" or "see attached". When listing your work experience, please specify the beginning and end dates for each job you held and describe your experience.

Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all required documents, and those additional documents you choose to include, are attached BEFORE clicking the "Finished Attaching Documents" button and confirming. It is advisable to attach "Optional" documents first, and then "Required" documents once you are ready to click on the "Finished Attaching Documents" button and confirming.

Application and Supplemental Questionnaire must be complete. A resume will not substitute for a fully completed employment application and supplemental questionnaire. Incomplete applications will be rejected. When listing your work experience, please specify the beginning and end dates for each job you held and describe your experience.

Additional documents CANNOT be added to your electronic application packet once you click on "Finished Attaching Documents" and receive your confirmation number; so, please be sure you have all documents you will upload handy and in an electronic format. THE APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM WILL NOT ACCEPT DOCUMENTS LARGER THAN 2MB. IF YOUR DOCUMENTS DO NOT UPLOAD, PLEASE RESIZE. If you do not have all your documents handy at the time you are applying for the position, we advise you to click on "Finish Attaching Documents Later". Be sure, however, to finish attaching your documents BEFORE the close or first consideration date for the position. Please remember, you will NOT be able to attach additional documents after you have selected "Finished Attaching Documents" and have received a confirmation number, and you will not be able to apply for a position after the position has closed.

Please note, should an applicant apply for a position more than once, only the most recently received application packet will be the one screened for completeness. All others will be deemed inactive, and will not be considered, regardless of completeness.

We regret we are unable to accept faxed, emailed, mailed, or hand delivered application materials outside the online Applicant Tracking System (ATS). Only application materials submitted through this electronic format will be accepted. Exception: The Citrus College Form 101 must be mailed, or hand delivered to the Director of Human Resources in a sealed, confidential envelope.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided to candidates with verified disabilities. Accommodation requests should be made at the time the interview appointment is scheduled.

Starting salary for a new classified hire at Citrus College is fixed at Step 1.

About Transcripts:
--Candidates must upload copies of all transcripts (need not be official at the time of application) which prove sufficient for verifying minimum qualifications for this position.
--Official transcripts will be required at the time of the job offer.
--Transcripts must be from the awarding institution and must show that the degree has been awarded (or conferred) and the year.
--Degree(s) must be earned (or conferred) from accredited institution(s) or an equivalent foreign institution by the first consideration date for this position.
--All degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript by the indicated first consideration date for this position.
--Foreign transcripts must be transcribed in English AND evaluated for U.S. equivalency by a bona fide U.S. evaluation service.

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