Temporary Part Time Production Manager - Berklee College of Music in Boston Massachusetts

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Berklee College of Music

Boston, Massachusetts

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under the direct supervision of the Associate Director of Production, this “Floating” Concert Operations Stage Manager assists with all technical aspects and maintenance for Concert Operations facilities.  (i.e. sound equipment, electrical systems, lighting systems, etc.).  This position has responsibility to assist in the technical production and support for concerts, clinics, recitals, and other events held on and off campus.  Works with appropriate area’s regarding the set up and use of the facilities for college and outside rental functions, meetings and events.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  1. Assists with technical and sound reinforcement needs for events at the Berklee Performance Center, The Lawrence and Alma Berk recital Hall, Colvin Hall, DFRH, Café 939, 160 Cafeteria, as well as off campus events (Commencement concert, Commencement, Encore Gala, etc.).
  2. Operates venue lighting and sound equipment. Assists with load-in, load-out and set up of equipment for college shows, events, and outside productions.  Also assists with spotlight operations, stage and equipment maintenance, electrical power distribution, specialized equipment, staging, stage sets and all related production needs. 
  3. Maintains, repairs, and installs concert sound and lighting equipment in the College’s performance venues whenever necessary.
  4. Reports equipment malfunctions or concerns to the Associate Director of Production. Makes recommendations for improvements to venues, equipment, etc.
  5. Meet with Associate Director of Production to review all technical and production requirements for college shows and events (on and off campus).
  6. Maintain appropriate event, production and maintenance records and distribute to appropriate individuals.
  7. Other duties within the scope of the job description as assigned.

Possible Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assist in supervision and/or training of work-study stage crew employees.

Required Skills

  1. Strong technical skills to provide a working knowledge of the safety standards, upgrading, and maintenance of theater equipment, including operation of lighting systems, electrical systems and sound equipment.
  2. Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
  3. Ability to work nights, weekends, holidays and overtime hour

Required Experience

  1. Demonstrated experience in technical and production operations in a live music venue.
  2. Related Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  3. Experience in sound reinforcement and lighting techniques and operations.
  4. Knowledge of state-of-the-art sound and lighting techniques and operations.
  5. General knowledge of maintenance requirements and techniques for all sound and lighting equipment.
  6. Electrical, mechanical and general knowledge of the wide range of theater equipment.
  7. Working knowledge of both PC and Macintosh computer systems.

Berklee College of Music is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.

Keyword Phrases

  • Temporary Part Time Production Manager
  • Learning lab for the music of today
  • Cultivating the musicianship of all students
  • Holistic and constantly evolving diversity
  • Theatre
  • Facilities Management
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Manager
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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