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Mgr, Facility/Trades/Materials in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 09/03/2019
Requisition Number PRN21797B
Job Title Mgr, Facility/Trades/Materials
Working Title Mgr, Facility/Trades/Materials
Job Grade F
FLSA Code Administrative
Patient Sensitive Job Code? No
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary
The hours vary and will include weekends and evenings.
VP Area President
Department 00491 – Kingsbury Hall
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range 47600 to 90400
Open Until Filled Yes
The position dual reports to UtahPresents (75%) and the School of Music (25%). UP: performs one of many or all tasks associated with theater technical work including stage carpentry, scene painting, lighting, audio, rigging, prop making and costuming. SOM : manages Gardner Hall stage management team and coordinates activities of space users to ensure the safe and smooth operation of the facility’s performance spaces. Additionally, the position oversees the use of the Libby Gardner Hall lighting system.
•Prepares sound and runs soundboard for rehearsals/performances for UtahPresents and Kingsbury Hall. Inspects, maintains and inventories sound equipment.
•Supervises part-time crews during hang, focus, and set-up of sound/lighting and runs sound/light board or rehearsals and performances.
•Climbs ladders, moves heavy scenery pieces, and works with a wide variety of power tools.
•Supervises student assistants in apprentice positions.
•Recruits, hires, trains, and schedules the School of Music Stage Managers/Building Representatives.
oCoordinates set up & clean-up for concerts, events, rehearsals, etc.
oCoordinates lighting and sound system usage, including board operation during rehearsal and events
•Coordinates with SOM Facilities Coordinator on space use, equipment needs, and stage manager scheduling.
•Works with UP Event Manager to request Ushers for School of Music ticketed productions in Libby Gardner Concert Hall.
•Functions as Stage Manager/Building Representative/Lighting Supervisor as needed.
•Responsible for the maintenance, training, and safe use of lighting equipment in Libby Gardner Hall.
•Maintains equipment in Libby Gardner Concert Hall and organization of the back-stage area.
•Sets standard for calm behavior backstage under potentially stressful conditions.
•Directly coordinates emergency and evacuation procedures. This position has the authority to stop a performance in progress for issues of safety of the performers or the audience.
•Inspects equipment used by each renter and provides information to administration for use fees, and damages, if necessary.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a related area of assignment or equivalency and 4 – 6 years of progressively more responsible management experience. Background knowledge of assigned department’s area of specialization in order to analyze, plan and draw conclusions for recommendations to superiors. Demonstrated leadership skills in planning and directing employees and processes in order to effectively monitor and develop subordinates and to ensure the smooth operation of department. Completion of provided supervisory training within one year of employment may be required. Master’s degree in a related area may be preferred. Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Two years of full-time professional experience in one or all of the above listed technical theatrical skills is required.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Knowledge, abilities, and skills:
•Direct experience in or demonstrated knowledge of performing arts
•An understanding of the academic culture as well as the business aspect of non-profit work
•Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work enthusiastically with a wide range of individuals to foster productive partnerships and relationships
•Computer skills, including Microsoft Office and an ability to learn event specific software
•Possess good judgment, sensitivity, analytical skills, the ability to multi-task and prioritize
•Must be tenacious, flexible and possess a sense of humor
•Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and discreet judgment
•Ability to work without supervision and to make independent judgments
•Ability to work within a complex system and coordinate with appropriate departments
•Attention to detail and follow-through
•Strong communications and organizational skills
•Able to agree to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends
•A steady energy level and a calm demeanor
•Climb ladders, move heavy equipment and instruments, and work with a wide variety of tools.
•Must be able to withstand long hours of concentrated physical activity
•Physical limitations cannot totally hinder the ability to perform tasks
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
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The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.