Job Req ID:  112275

Assistant Production Manager

Reporting to the Technical Production Manager of Concert and Ensemble Operations, we are seeking a Assistant Production Manager who will support the event production and lighting needs of the school, both Conservatory and Preparatory. Working as part of a team, this role is responsible for day-to-day operation of performances for both the Conservatory and the Preparatory to produce over 1000 events, including master classes, rehearsals, performances (music, dance, and opera), and student recitals. The Assistant Production Manager will help supervise all aspects of the Institute production activities, but primary duties will be related to day to day managing of the production department, advancing concerts and recitals, and the implementation of technical elements of shows, including lighting, audio, and visual.


The Peabody Assistant Production Manager acts as a liaison among the various individuals involved in a production, including the conductor, artistic directors, musicians, dancers, technical staff, and the concert and ensembles team to ensure an excellent and safe production.


The Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University advances a dynamic, 21st-century model of performing arts training in pursuit of its mission: to elevate the human experience through leadership at the intersection of art and education. Through its Conservatory for undergraduate and graduate studies and the Preparatory, Baltimore’s largest community performing arts school, Peabody empowers musicians and dancers from diverse backgrounds to create and perform at the highest level.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for overseeing staffing all recitals and ensemble concerts.
  • Lead weekly Production Meeting to ensure all events are properly staffed and everyone knows what their weekly duties are.
  • Coordinates, oversees, and participates in performance preparation activities such as all lighting, sound, and stage setups for all large load ins, strikes, and changeovers.
  • Maintain calendar with all production specific events, including load ins and strikes.
  • Contributes information for budget management and submits purchase requests for production related inventory to Technical Production Manager.
  • Consult with Production Manager on future planning all department technological and staffing upgrades with a special focus on lighting services in Peabody Venues.
  • Responsible for Production Management of specific large events on an as needed basis.
  • Trains and assists in supervising student crew in space operations, including, but not limited to lighting installation, audio support, and stage management as required.
  • Work with guest designers to ensure proper lighting is available to maintain excellent production quality.
  • Responsible for implementation of lighting for all performances and events in the Peabody Institute’s Concert Halls
  • Consult with the Production Manager to make sure the lighting inventory is working and available to achieve proper lighting for all events.
  • Assist the Production Assistants. That may include ensemble setups, as well as Audio/Visual setups.
  • The Assistant Production Manager works to provide a professional and safe performance environment to the Peabody Institute students, faculty, staff, patrons, and guests.
  • Will be responsible to manage several public stage events independently.
  • Performs relevant duties as assigned.


Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Familiarity with lighting, audio mixing, sound reinforcement, video, stage production, and rigging. Lighting Design background.
  • Knowledge of/background in music production, specifically live orchestra, jazz, and opera.
  • Professional demeanor, comfort in high-pressure situations, adaptable, solutions-oriented problem solver.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills with proven ability to effectively prioritize workload.
  • Ability to work long hours and nontraditional shifts: evenings and weekends as appropriate due to performance schedule.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft word, Excel, Outlook, required.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, develop and motivate teams.
  • Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.


Physical Requirements

  • Ability to walk, stand, climb for extended periods.
  • Ability to climb ladders and scaffolding.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.




Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Theatre, Music, or related field.
  • Two to four years of related experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.


Preferred Qualifications
  • BFA in theater or related professional experience.
  • Three years of technical theater experience.
  • Experience managing students and small crews.
  • Experience with digital media and video production.
  • Experience with Vectorworks and drafting.
  • Experience with Arts vision.

 


 

Classified Title: Stage Coordinator 
Job Posting Title (Working Title): Assistant Production Manager   
Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CD  
Starting Salary Range: Min $17.00 - Max $30.00 HRLY ($57,680 targeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: 37.5 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 
Location: Peabody Institute 
Department name: ​​​​​​​Ensemble Operations  
Personnel area: Peabody 

 

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/

 

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

 

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Accommodation Information

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit accessibility.jhu.edu.

 

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The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

 

Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

 

 

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/.

Accommodation Information
If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit https://accessibility.jhu.edu/.

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