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Music Stage Manager

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* Part-time temporary positions do not offer healthcare benefits, leave accrual (paid time off), or retirement entitlement (state service). * Please submit a resume and cover letter with your application. These documents will be used to evaluate your written communication skills as well as supporting documents of your knowledge, skills, abilities, education and professional experience. * Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.

Position Information

General Information

Position Number STMP15
Working Title Music Stage Manager
Division Academic Affairs
Department Academic Affairs (Adm)
Work Unit Col of Arts & Architecture
Work Location Robinson Hall/Storrs/Rowe Arts
Vacancy Open To All Candidates
Position Designation Non-Student Temporary
Employment Type Temporary - Part-time
Hours per week 8 - 20 varies each week
Work Schedule

Primary work schedule matches the music performance schedule for the Spring Semester. Majority of performances occur 6pm – 10pm Monday- Friday. May have limited shifts on Saturday and Sunday. Other hours may be needed to match the performance schedule in the College of Arts + Architecture. Detailed schedule of events will be distributed during interview process.

Pay Rate $12.00 - $15.00 per hour
Minimum Experience/Education

3 – 5 years experience as a stage manager or production manager working with Theatre, Dance, or Music. Success training and managing run crew’s of different ability.

Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:
  • Bachelors Degree in the performing arts.
  • The ability to read music, programming in QLab, and experience working with the ION lighting console.
  • Any experience playing a musical instrument in an orchestra or ensemble.
  • Practical experience in one or some combination of the following technical theatre positions:
    • Theatrical lighting technician and/or designer
    • Sound engineer and/or designer
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Looking for a stage manager to run and manage all music performances in the College of Arts + Architecture during the Spring 2018 Academic Semester.
  • Individual will be responsible to call/supervise all theatrical elements of each performance, including lights, sound, video, and stage hands.
  • The stage manager will be responsible for the supervision of student run crews, who have a wide range of experience and skill.
  • It is expected that the stage manager will practice industry standard norms along with following all UNCC policy and safety standards for the students workers, performers, and guests.
  • The stage manager will utilize the most professional communication techniques in working with conductors, directors, faculty, staff, and students in order to ensure the best possible performance.
Other Work/Responsibilities
  • Stage Manager will be expected to work directly with each ensemble director and front of house managers to ensure performance starts on time and as desired.
  • Following each performance, a performance report must be completed and sent to all identified personnel.
  • Along with running the actual performance, stage manager will oversee the pre & post performance needs; this may include setting up and striking concert shell, music stands & chairs, instruments, and flown elements, etc.
  • Other responsibilities could include running lights or sound during a performance, and other tasks as assigned. Individual must be comfortable working at heights including working in catwalks or a genie lift, safely carrying items weighing 40 lbs, using hand trucks, carts, and working on their feet for extended periods of time.
Necessary Licenses or Certifications
Proposed Hire Date 01/15/2018
Expected Length of Assignment 4 months
Posting Open Date 11/15/2017
Posting Close Date 01/08/2018
Special Notes to Applicants
  • Part-time temporary positions do not offer healthcare benefits, leave accrual (paid time off), or retirement entitlement (state service).
  • Please submit a resume and cover letter with your application. These documents will be used to evaluate your written communication skills as well as supporting documents of your knowledge, skills, abilities, education and professional experience.
  • Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Contact Information for References
  2. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  3. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
Optional Documents
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