The Shakespeare Theatre Company seeks candidates for the position of Stage Operations Supervisor. Under general direction, the Stage Operations Supervisor oversees technical stage operations in the theatre facilities of STC. They will oversee run crew, rail and automation operation, and ensure that all scenic elements and properties are maintained to the highest standards. They will communicate and problem-solve frequently with stage operations staff, production staff and other departments. They are responsible for maintaining departmental assets, departmental administration, short and long range scheduling and planning, and hiring and managing staff. Additionally, they will provide assistance with the planning and lead the execution of technical stage elements for special events and a diverse range of outside rentals of the theatre facilities. Competitive salary and excellent benefits.
The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in technical theatre or equivalent professional experience. An additional 3-5 years of experience as a stage operations supervisor, technical director, production supervisor, crew chief, head carpenter or equivalent in a major theatre, opera, ballet or touring company is preferred. Candidates should have experience with the following knowledge and skills: stage carpentry, rigging, properties maintenance, basic understanding of stage electrics, ability to read and follow technical drawings, and knowledge of motors and automation systems. Proven abilities to work well under pressure and react quickly to changes in a fast moving environment are musts. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license. Flexibility and the ability to work evenings and weekend as needed is required.