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Performing Arts Facilities Manager

The University of Mount Union invites applicants for a full-time staff position as Performing Arts Facilities Manager to begin August 1, 2014.

Job Responsibilities: Responsibilities include providing technical supervision of all theatre and music performance venues; setting and maintaining safety and fire code standards in the performance venues; overseeing box office operations; collaborating with the Theatre Department Technical Director on building, installation, and running of all Theatre Department productions; developing and implementing facilities use policies in consultation with various University offices and departments; training, instructing, and supervising student workers; interfacing with University faculty and staff, as well as with outside organizations, on use of the venues; advise the Dean of the University on maintenance of and improvements to the facilities. The position reports to the Dean of the University or his/her designee, with responsibilities to the Theatre Department Technical Director; the Chairs of the Departments of Theatre, Music, and Art; and other University administrators.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and experience in theatre arts, with an emphasis in technical theatre preferred. Experience should cover a wide range of duties with increasing responsibilities.

Available: August 1, 2014

Compensation: Competitive, based on qualifications. Fringe benefits include a 10% contribution by the University to TIAA/CREF after one year of service; contribution by the University toward hospitalization, major medical, disability, and group life insurance; tuition exchange for qualified dependents.

Rank: Full-time, twelve-month, staff position.

Equal Opportunity: Mount Union has a strong commitment to nurturing a culturally diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Mount Union is an equal opportunity employer.

The University of Mount Union (formerly Mount Union College), founded in 1846, is an accredited residential coeducational liberal arts university with 126 full-time faculty members and more than 2,150 students including minority and international students. Eighty-three percent of the faculty hold terminal degrees. Relationships between the faculty and students are close and constructive. The University is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and emphasizes the total educational growth and development of students: intellectual, moral, spiritual and social. Facilities are modern, the campus is pleasant, and the University has well-rounded cultural, social and athletic programs. The University enjoys the support of its 15,250 alumni and has an endowment valued at approximately $120 million. Relations with the city of Alliance (population 23,000) in which Mount Union is located are excellent. Alliance is located near Canton, Akron and Youngstown and is approximately 60 miles southeast of Cleveland and 75 miles west of Pittsburgh.

To apply, submit the following documents:

  • A letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae

Send application materials to: Performing Arts Facilities Manager Search Committee c/o Human Resources at Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.