Director of Arts Production Management
Mission Viejo, CA
ID: 7082609 (Ref.No. P0006540)
Posted: August 9, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionSummary Description:
Receives direction and supervision from the IVC Dean of the Arts.
Works in coordination and collaboration with the chairs of the dance, music and theatre arts departments, conductors, directors, designers and production staff and others as appropriate.
Exercises functional and technical supervision over assigned technical, administrative support, clerical staff and other hourly or temporary production staff as needed.
Budget preparation and administration.
Contractual principles and laws.
Correct English usage, grammar, composition, vocabulary, spelling and punctuation.
Critical issues and problems affecting performing arts programs and theatres in community colleges.
Current technology and computer applications used in automating scheduling and box office operations.
Interpersonal skills including tact, patience and diplomacy.
Local media resources.
Management theories and practices.
Operation of computer, peripherals and software programs, including database management, spreadsheet, word processing and software specific to assignment.
Oral and written communication skills.
Performing arts touring programs.
Planning and organizational skills.
Principles and practices of program planning, assessment and evaluation.
Principles and practices of public relations, promotion, advertising, marketing, fundraising, and public opinion research.
Principles and procedures of training and supervision.
Safety standards and basic first aid practices.
State and federal laws and regulations related to assigned program.
Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations.
Apply participative management and creative organizational leadership.
Collect, compile and analyze data.
Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
Communicate effectively with peers, subordinates, supervisors, and students in an open, honest manner.
Create an environment that is open to new ideas.
Demonstrate clear evidence of a sensitivity to, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, ethnic, cultural, disability, religious and sexual orientation backgrounds of community college students, staff and the community and relate effectively using tact, diplomacy and courtesy.
Demonstrate commitment to continued improvement.
Develop and oversee contracts for front of house and box office personnel.
Develop, implement and evaluate the delivery of performing arts services to students and the community.
Encourage and acknowledge the contributions of others.
Encourage professional excellence among the staff and promote an organizational culture of customer service, innovation, and quality services.
Establish and implement structures, systems and processes to accomplish stated goals and objectives.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships, and meet the public with courtesy and tact.
Facilitate partnerships with commercial and civic groups.
Facilitate scheduling processes and create a plan that maximizes utilization of available resources and organizational efficiency.
Interact with staff and students in planning and conducting theatre production management activities.
Interpret, apply and explain complex and technical local, State and federal laws and regulations related to area of assignment.
Learn District and College operations, objectives, policies and procedures.
Learn the organization, functions, and inter-relationships of various operating units of the District and its colleges.
Maintain current knowledge of the performing arts and local, national and international performance artists.
Maintain the security of confidential materials and information.
Manage effectively in changing circumstances
Meet deadlines, follow structure and solve daily problems or challenges with initiative and to completion.
Operate office equipment such as computer, printer, calculator, copier and facsimile machine.
Perform work in a visible, accessible and collaborative manner.
Plan and systematically allocate resources to further institutional goals, evaluate the results of the allocations and develop strategies for continued development.
Plan, organize, coordinate and direct the technical operations and front house activities of a comprehensive performing arts program in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.
Prepare and administer budgets for assigned program areas.
Prepare and distribute written documents such as news releases, public service announcements and calendar listings.
Prepare and submit oral and written reports and recommendations in an accurate and timely manner.
Process and file time sheets and purchase orders.
Select, train, develop, supervise and evaluate assigned personnel.
Serve as an effective representative of the College in the community.
Understand and carry out oral and written directions.
Understand and effectively and collaboratively work in a complicated multi-college environment, as well as within a system of community college districts.
Work effectively with others to build trust and achieve common goals including student recruitment and retention.
Education and Experience Guidelines:
Master’s degree in theatre management or closely-related field.
License or Certificate:
Conditions of Employment:
The work environment and physical demands described here represent those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of the job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Additional Position Information:
METHOD OF APPLICATION:
Interested applicants must complete the online application, apply for the position, and attach the specified “REQUIRED” documents.
To be considered, each section on the application must contain the requested information (do not state “SEE RESUME” or leave blank). Included on the application, applicants must provide (on the application) at least three (3) professional references, preferably from current supervisors, previous supervisors (from the past five years), colleagues or coworkers who can address professional competency and appropriate practical skills, or other professional references. District Human Resources (DHR) may request additional references.
In addition to a full complete application, applicants are required to attach all “REQUIRED” documents. Official transcripts will be required upon offer of employment.
Applicants bear sole responsibility for ensuring that their applications are complete and “REQUIRED” documents are attached prior to the “INITIAL SCREENING DATE.” Incomplete applications will not be considered. All submitted materials become the property of the South Orange County Community College District (SOCCCD), will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this position only. Any supporting documents submitted must reference the Job Opening ID numbers and may be attached online, faxed to 949-340-8007, mailed via U.S. Mail under separate cover, or hand delivered to the District offices.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:
This recruitment will remain “OPEN UNTIL FILLED.” For guaranteed consideration, a complete application, and all “REQUIRED” documents are required to be submitted electronically by the “INITIAL SCREENING DATE.” Applications submitted via facsimile or electronic mail will not be accepted.
Duties and Responsibilities
At the South Orange County Community College District, our goal as an academic community is to sustain a working environment that fosters and celebrates diversity, promotes and rewards excellence, and is welcoming to all. An exemplary academic community promotes an inclusive environment that best prepares our faculty, staff, and students to live, work, and contribute in a global society. The Plan reflects the District's commitment to equal employment opportunity and outlines the active steps that ensure nondiscriminatory practices.