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Production and Event Coordinator

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 115341
Title: Coordinator
Functional Title: Production and Event Coordinator
Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular
Applicant Search Category: Staff
University Authorized FTE: .75
Unit: ARHU-School of Theatre, Dance & Performance Studies
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

This position will support the production effort for the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies (TDPS) and report to the Production Manager. Specific duties will include: assist the Production Manager with the TDPS Main Season productions; manage the TDPS Second Season; support the production needs of all TDPS student
sponsored groups; administer the production Practicum course (staffing run crew/build crew); and coordinate all special events related to TDPS such as symposiums, post show receptions, commencement, workshops, etc. If applicable the Production and Events
Coordinator will assist the Production Manager in the training and mentoring of student stage managers. Evening and weekend work is required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education (include licenses, certifications, etc.):
Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.

3 years progressive experience in stage, production and/or event management

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Expertise in the production process, excellent communication skills, excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task, ability to prioritize and manage competing priorities.


Stage management experience preferred.

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:


Posting Date: 05/16/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 05/31/2017
Physical Demands

Office Environment
Interactions with production shops
Backstage presence

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References (no emails sent from system)
Optional Documents

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