Scottsdale Arts seeks full time individual for our Production Team who will fulfill the role of Stage Manager. Responsible for the planning, set up, execution and strike of events in the Center for the Performing Arts and other Scottsdale Arts…. Scottsdale Arts seeks full time individual for our Production Team who will fulfill the role of Stage Manager. Responsible for the planning, set up, execution and strike of events in the Center for the Performing Arts and other Scottsdale Arts venues. Benefits available for position.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Under direction of supervisor)
Responsible for the coordination, production and oversight of pre-production, logistics and day to day operations necessary for events assigned. Assists with the load in, loud out, and set up of all sound system, stage lighting and theatrical equipment necessary for events as specified by supervisor and advancement information. Oversees the work performed by over hires as assigned or directed. When assigned as Crew Lead on an event, will oversee and manage the work and break schedule of the staff. Assists in training new Per Diem Overhires. Primary communicator with House staff and liaison between Tech department and House staff. Prepare and provides show reports, and equipment sign in sheets as needed. Provides input to Production Manager for stage department maintenance expenditures, equipment purchases and capital improvements. Ensures clean, safe and proper working conditions at all times including supervising emergency drills. Implements and maintains industry standard safety and theater management practices used by all members of the tech department and over hires, with an emphasis on safety and performance excellence and OSHA, national/local labor laws and HIPPA laws. Maintains and updates SDS regulations binder and informs Production Manager of any changes. Ensures when updates are performed that staff (including over hires) are aware of the changes and documents training as required. As determined by Production Manager, serves as a liaison and coordinator for specific events with other departments within Scottsdale Arts, outside contractors, artist, clients and other participants to provide the best possible experience for both the artist and the patrons. Assists in the invoicing, purchase/sales order, rental equipment orders and reimbursement forms for the department as needed. Assists with the tracking and reporting of departmental equipment expenditures and rental labor recaps as assigned or needed. Performs other duties as required
QUALIFICATIONS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education: Bachelors degree in related field (note: additional experience may be substituted in addition to what is required to meet educational requirement) Experience; Minimum 5 years experience as stage manager in a professional venue, or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Must exhibit demonstrated ability to perform essential functions through past work experience. Attributes:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to read, comprehend and accurately interpret technical riders and drawings for a wide variety of live performing arts events
Ability to perform mathematical and algebraic calculations at a high-school algebra level; as well as understanding and interpreting statistical data and performing analysis on raw data.
High-level personnel management skills in a creative field with a variety of personalities and stakeholders, including but not limited to: performing artists, touring crews, local crews, vendors, non-tech staff, board members and the public.
Able to multi-task and work calmly under a high-pressure, deadline-oriented environment.
Must be proficient in: Microsoft Office suite of products (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint), theatrical electricity requirements and specifications.
Able to use and safely operate sound, lighting, video and rigging equipment common to a multi-disciplinary performing arts center at least an intermediate level, required.
Work Environment: Employee works in back stage and theater booth areas occasionally. Position requires lifting up to 50+ pounds, with sitting the majority of the day but must be able to ambulate up and down stairs, ladders, and other backstage equipment to perform job functions. Requires bending, stooping, crawling, climbing and balance. Vision and hearing/auditory required for work performed. May be exposed to outside elements, and works on computer frequently. Other requirements:
Must possess valid drivers license and driving record which is acceptable to the organizations insurance carrier. CPR/AED certified First Aid Certification Fork Lift Certification ETCP (or similar institute/association) Certified Rigger-Theater Certification preferred.