Production Manager – Union House Theatre

Posted on Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

MU Student Union Ltd requires an experienced, energetic and multi-skilled Production Manager to manage the technical staff and resources of Union House Theatre’s three venues (Union Theatre – capacity 390, Guild Theatre – capacity 100 and Des Connor studio).

Union House Theatre engages students from across Melbourne University in professionally led performing arts experiences. The Production Manager oversees and manages all student and external hires of the venues and provides production management of Union House Theatre productions, as well as running technical workshops and other mentorship initiatives through out the year.

Applicants must have a broad range of technical theatre skills including: co-ordination of human and technical resources, a high level of OH&S awareness, technical knowledge (production management, stage management, lighting and sound) and the ability to communicate technical theatre concepts to students, emerging artists and community theatre groups.

This is a full-time continuing position (35 hrs per week), with salary at $56,365 plus 10% employer paid superannuation. A significant part of the position requires day shifts, with some evening and weekend work.

Applications should address the skills and qualifications in the Position Description and be received by 5:00pm Friday 30th January 2009.

A full job description can be obtained here