| The Assistant Production Services Manager performs technical and supervisory work to support a variety of stage productions, conferences, conventions, and similar activities at the Phoenix Convention Center and theatrical venues. Work includes providing highly technical event supervision and assisting the Production Services Manager with the overall operation, modification, design, and maintenance of sound, lighting, rigging and related technical systems used for convention and theatrical productions. |
Supervision is exercised over theatrical event operations, including scheduling, contract monitoring, development and administration of policies and procedures, as well as direct supervision of Production Coordinators and Production Assistants actively engaged in event operations and technical systems operations and maintenance activities. Duties also include development, preparation, and tracking expenditures of the budget.
Areas of Responsibility include and are not limited to:
Communicates with clients and provides necessary consultation to clarify needs, make recommendations for event setup, and resolve immediate technical problems. Determines the number and type of personnel necessary to support events, and implements appropriate scheduling in conjunction with Production Services Manager. Assigns work to employees, oversees work procedures, and inspects work in progress and upon completion. Designs and engineers major system modifications and replacements in conjunction with the Production Services Manager. Conducts inspections of systems and equipment to determine status of projects and operational efficiency. Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service. Detail oriented when auditing event labor, equipment costs and expenses.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Includes the job requirements listed, plus:
Five years of experience, including three to five years at a supervisory level, in stage and theatrical support work involving sound, lighting, and stage techniques, as well as maintenance activities, supplemented by advanced technical courses in audio processing, lighting control, and principles and practices of stage rigging.
HOW TO APPLY Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above.
YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address. Please be prepared to answer the questions listed below in three paragraphs or less. The system will permit you to cut and paste your responses: Describe your experience with contract management. List any professional licenses or certifications you possess that related to product and/or technical theater. Describe your experience providing maintenance to theatrical lighting, audio, and rigging equipment.
RECRUITMENT DATES First review of applications will occur the week of February 27, 2017. Recruitment may close when we have received a sufficient number of qualified applications. Only the highest qualified will be posted to the eligible to hire list.