KU Presents! is looking to hire a FT 10-month Production Coordinator. This position will be a permanent position eligible for FT benefits, and will have a flexible schedule, based on events from September through June.
Reporting to the Director of KU Presents!, the Production Coordinator is responsible for preparing and implementing the technical services and staffing requirements for internal and external events held in Schaeffer Auditorium, Schaeffer Little Theater, Georgian Room, and the new Wells-Rapp Center for Mallet Percussion Research (when built and open, expected in mid-2022). Additionally, the Production Coordinator will assist the Athletics Facilities with basic maintenance of their on-campus public address systems.
The University is very interested in hiring employees who have had extensive experience with diverse populations.
Kutztown University is an AA/EOE/member of the PA State System of Higher Education and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates.
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Three years of professional experience with a venue or touring company, in a technical or production management role.
Knowledge of basic principles and practice in theatrical audio and lighting design for theater, dance and concerts.
Knowledge of basic safety measures and use of a counterweight rigging systems.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Theater or related field, OR minimum five years of experience working in production management.
Experience with both analog and digital audio consoles, microphone setup for vocal and instrumental performances, and digital audio distribution systems.
Knowledge of basic principles in electrical theory, ETC EOS family of lighting consoles, and networked lighting control systems.
Knowledge of chain motor entertainment rigging, and fall protection.
Previous experience coordinating the production and technical aspects of events in a rental/touring venue or for a professional touring musician, group or show.
Applications & Resumes will be accepted until position is filled, however; to ensure full consideration, application materials should be received no later than close of business July 11 , 2021.
All applications for this position must be submitted via our online application/resume system ONLY. Please do not fax, mail, or e-mail any documentation.
Successful interview, reference checks, background clearances (PA Criminal, Child Abuse Clearance & FBI Clearance), and demonstration of ability are requisite qualifications for all positions.
Additional Salary Information: Annual salary commensurate with experience.
Internal Number: 2021-0110
About KU Presents! at Kutztown University
Kutztown University is located in the quaint borough of Kutztown, PA. The award-winning campus - with modern labs, studios, living-learning communities, dining options and athletic/recreational facilities - provide an outstanding backdrop for success among this beautiful region of rural Pennsylvania Dutch communities, situated equally between the small cities of Reading and Allentown, and just above Philadelphia.
KU Presents!, a department of the university, is the center of cultural life at Kutztown University and the regional community through professional presentations of innovative and engaging live music, theater and dance of the highest quality. For over 30 years, KU Presents! has offered the region a series of stellar performances by professional touring artists and groups.