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Stage Manager

Job Description

TITLE: Stage Manager

JOB CODE: 8366



EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 8

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 28,440.00
midpoint 36,120.00
maximum 43,800.00

PURPOSE: With supervision from Director or Assistant Director, responsible for planning and coordinating work involved in the safety, maintenance, security, clean up, staging and rigging of various functions in a multi-purpose facility. In conjunction with other supervisors, coordinates conversion of facility for public events. Responsible for maintenance, improvements and housekeeping of technical facilities and equipment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Interviews, hires and trains personnel. Plans and coordinates their duties and with other supervisors, coordinates scheduling of personnel. Responsible for maintenance and operation of theater gridiron, care and maintenance of curtains, skirts, curtain boxes, parallels, sound systems, risers, lectures, scenery and other equipment. Works closely with Director and Assistant Director to fulfill requests for stage equipment to ensure physical arrangement conforms to user's specifications. Acts as liaison between building management and performing company's technical personnel. Requisitions and maintains inventory of materials, supplies, tools and spare parts to meet needs of events and ongoing maintenance of facility. Maintains records of work, maintenance programs and equipment. Performs related duties as required. Re-trims grid battens, designs and constructs stage equipment. Assists in mechanical maintenance of equipment. Fills in for other supervisors during extremely busy periods.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: General and minimal oral and written instructions from the Director or Assistant Director. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: General and specific oral and written instructions to skilled and semi-skilled personnel.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Bachelor's degree with emphasis in technical theater and thorough knowledge of stagecraft and electronic gridirons.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: One or more years of experience in technical theater as stage manager with administrative or supervisory experience. Two years of experience as a stage manager in a multi-purpose facility equipped with electronic gridirons. Demonstrated administrative or supervisory experience and ability. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Working knowledge of operation of a theater gridiron, grid console and other equipment. Accuracy required in all phases of technical work. Long and unusual hours: nights, weekends, and holidays. Much work performed under pressure. Gridiron work may be one hundred feet above floor. May be physically demanding work. Works closely with performers or their representatives. Give assistance and instruction to organizations using the facilities. Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.