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Position: Assistant Technical Director
Reports to: Technical Director
Supervises: Technical / Stage crews 

Position Description:
This position is responsible for assisting the TD with the overall technical implementation of the programming for the Players Theater. The ATD must have the ability to maintain irregular and extended working hours; able to sit and stand for long periods of time; able to lift, push or pull objects up to 100 pounds using appropriate tools and must have good hearing and eyesight. Position related tasks are listed below.

Qualifications & Skills needed:

  • High school diploma.
  • 2 years experience in a related theater field.
  • Must have carpentry skills for set builds with hand tool and power tool abilities.
  • Management and leadership skills necessary to direct and train others to assist you.
  • Ability to multi-task and complete multiple projects quickly and efficiently.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Organize, clean and maintain theater build space and scene shop on 10th Street.
  • Patience and strong interpersonal skills when working with staff, volunteers and clients.
  • Must project a professional and positive image and able to work with all levels of society.
  • Team-player, flexible, adaptable, personable, and able to work well with others.
  • Must be able to take direction and fulfill responsibilities under stress or pressure, with minimal direct supervision.
  • Have the ability to accommodate a flexible schedule, including ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays if necessary.

 Duties include but not limited to:

  • Works closely with the TD on all technical aspects of each production including, design, specifications, procurement, load in, operation and load out of technical production systems, and equipment.
  • Works closely with the Artistic Director, TD, Production Manager, show designers, and stage managers on creating and maintaining strict calendars.
  • Assists the TD in adhering to and maintaining budgets for each production.
  • Helps build and maintain the scenery and technical aspects of each production.
  • Assists with supervising technical/stage crews during a run of a show
  • Helps create, maintain, and update all technical/stage production drawings, documents, and specifications.
  • Assist the Production Manager & Stage Managers with schedules and supervising the running of production.  As well as training and retaining volunteers.
  • Oversee and maintain the stage space, electrical, audio, rigging safety, and paint department.
  • Attend technical week rehearsals (when needed) and all production meetings in order to assist in the technical aspects of mounting a show. Also, must attend all staff meetings.
  • Supervise and work with carpenters/volunteers in the construction of the set and props for each production.
  • Supervise and work with Lighting Designers and crews in light hangs, focus, and board programming as well as other show specific designers.
  • Maintain and clean the stage and back stage space including general maintenance and building repairs.
  • Maintain and update safety supplies and equipment throughout the theater.
  • Alternate with TD the running of the productions, special events, concerts, rentals, and Players Studio performances.
  • Manage, organize and clean the prop loft and facilitates prop rentals.

Hours:
Minimum of 40 hours per week

Hours: 9am -5pm daily.  Some nights, some weekends; 2 days off per week will vary and not necessarily be back to back depending on the theater’s technical schedule.

Salary range: $26,000-$32,000 annually plus benefit package

Note:  This job description is a generalization not intended to cover each and every task but to help set the parameters for this position.  The Players believes it is impossible to detail every task that may be required of you as a “Team Player”.  As such, there may be times you will be requested to complete tasks not defined specifically in this job description.

The Players Centre is an Equal Opportunity Employer in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or applicable state regulations. The Players Centre will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees to discuss potential accommodations.

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Position:       Theatre Studio Director (Full-Time)
Reports to:     Managing Director, Artistic Director and Director of Operations
Supervises:     Director of Dance, Director of Music, Studio faculty, and volunteers

Position Description:

The Theater Studio Director manages the education programs for the Players Centre.  The Director oversees classes, youth and adult programming and the education calendar.  The position is responsible for leading teaching staff and volunteers while incorporating the Players Centre’s mission, vision and policies.

Qualifications & Skills needed:

The qualifications represent the knowledge, skill and/or ability to perform the job successfully.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Two years of successful teaching/training experience
  • Participation and/or knowledge of community theatre
  • Management experience or equivalent
  • Proficient use of computer products and programs
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to understand and manage budgets
  • Good organizational, problem solving and conflict management skills
  • Good leadership skills
  • Diplomatic, tactful, and customer-focused, with a professional phone manner and ability to interact with staff, patrons, volunteers and clients.
  • Ability to speak publicly on behalf of The Players at public events if necessary.
  • Must project a professional and positive image and able to work with all levels of society.
  • Team-player, flexible, adaptable, personable, and able to work well with others.
  • Must be able to take direction and fulfill responsibilities under stress or pressure, with minimal direct supervision.
  • Have the ability to accommodate a flexible schedule, including ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays if necessary.

Hours:           

Minimum of 40 hours per week

Fall/Spring Hours: M, Th, Fri, Sat are 9-5:30pm; Tuesday 12-8pm (off Sunday and Wednesday)

Summer Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30-5pm

Note: Coverage of the entire studio facility is the responsibility of the Theatre Studio Director.  If Studio Staff is unavailable to cover, the responsibility falls to the Theatre Studio Director.

Salary range: $35,000 – $40,000 annually

Other duties include but not limited to:

The following list of duties is appropriate for this position. It is neither construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be requested or assigned at various times.

 

  • Create and develop education programs for school year, summer camp, Players Kids Program, Certificate Program
  • Build a financially successful and sustainable program with a strong achievable strategy
  • Achieve the annual goals developed with the Managing and Artistic Directors
  • Design innovative children and adult programs, classes and workshops
  • Hire (with Directors) and manage teaching staff. Do background checks
  • Actively engage instructors in the program development process
  • Build and maintain relationships with teachers/staff/contractors
  • Select shows and secure performance rights for student productions with Artistic and Managing Director
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with Directors, teaching and technical staff volunteers and students
  • Partner and collaborate with staff to develop programs that encompass mission
  • Collaborate with Marketing to design and prepare promotional materials
  • Raise awareness of the Players Centre through networking at community and organizational functions and community presentation
  • Develop and inspire staff with ongoing innovation, support and leadership
  • Manage employee relations by resolving performance, conflict and artistic issues
  • Register students for classes, workshops and summer camp
  • Coordinate technical needs for productions with staff: sets, props, lights, costumes, crew, etc
  • Create policies and procedures to ensure safety of children attending all educational activities
  • Ensure that all state and federal procedural guidelines are followed
  • Report to Managing and Artistic Director as required
  • Other duties as recognized and assigned

 

 

Note:  This job description is a generalization not intended to cover each and every task but to help set the parameters for this position.  The Players believes it is impossible to detail every task that may be required of you as a “Team Player”.  As such, there may be times you will be requested to complete tasks not defined specifically in this job description.