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Job ID: 147325

Director, Theatre Production
Auburn University

Date Posted Oct. 8, 2020
Title Director, Theatre Production
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Theatre
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Arts/Museum/Theater

Reporting to the Theatre Department Chair, this position manages the collaborative efforts and communications among all parties involved in Auburn University Theatre productions

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to: facilitating communication and coordinating collaborative efforts among all parties within the Theatre Department and productions including creating and ensuring adherence to the annual production calendars in consultation with the department chair and technical director.

Coordinate, facilitate, and preside over all production meetings, both in person and electronically, and address all production-related problems and devise and implement solutions.

Determine materials necessary for each production in consultation with the technical design personnel and coordinate the purchase and delivery of said materials. Monitor and manage the production budget as well as providing input to the department chair regarding annual budget development.

Additionally, oversee, along with the department chair, all technical theatre staff to ensure proper management of production budget and timely completion of tasks to meet deadlines.

Coordinate and oversee the hiring process for guest artists performing in or working on Auburn University Theatre productions as well as facilitating the assignment of students to running crew and other production responsibilities under the direction of the department chair and in consultation with relevant faculty.

Serve as venue manager for all Theatre Department spaces and serves as chief liaison between the Theatre Department and the Gogue Performing Arts Center facilitating communication and coordinating collaborative efforts.

Serve as venue manager and chief point of contact for all of the Theatre Department’s spaces being used by outside groups and assists parties with all contracts and documentation to ensure optimal experience within the theatre building.

Performs other duties as assigned by the department chair. May be responsible for training, assisting or assigning tasks to others. May provide input to performance reviews of other employees.

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