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Director of Production

Company: Columbus Association for the Performing Arts
Location: Columbus
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Director of Production - Careers At CAPA Share with friends or Subscribe! Back To Openings Director of Production Location: Columbus, OH
START YOUR APPLICATION About UsOur MissionCAPA enriches lives by cultivating and nurturing the arts, spreading an appreciation that can be felt in hearts, minds and the economy of our communities.Our Vision: -Columbus is a national destination for living, breathing art.The Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) -was formed in 1969 to save the historic -Ohio Theatre -(Columbus) from the wrecking ball. After the theatre was saved, CAPA renovated the magnificent 1928 movie palace to its original glory. It was then that CAPA became the leaders in theatre rehabilitation and downtown redevelopment. -Since then, CAPA has adopted Columbus' -Palace Theatre -and -Southern Theatre, and manages the Riffe Center Theatres, the Shubert Theatre in New Haven, CT, and the Lincoln Theatre. -One unique aspect of CAPA is its shared service business model, offering personalized back-office services to local arts organizations. While each agreement is tailored to fit each organization's needs, some of these services include -marketing, ticketing, management, operations, finance, publicity, human resources, IT, and development. CAPA's shared services partners include: American Public Gardens Association (APGA), -Contemporary American Theatre Company (CATCO), -Columbus Cultural Leadership Consortium (CCLC), the -Columbus Symphony Orchestra (CSO), the Drexel Theatre, -Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, -Leadership Columbus, the Lincoln Theatre, Opera Columbus, the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts and Hinson Amphitheater, the Shubert Theatre, and the Short North Stage.Since its inception in 1969, CAPA has achieved international recognition for the diversity of the performing arts and entertainment programming it presents, the dramatic restoration of historic theatres, excellence in facility management, and positive contributions to the quality of life in downtown Columbus.Primary Function -The Director of Production oversees stage operations at all CAPA owned and managed facilities in Central Ohio, including the Ohio, Palace, Southern, Lincoln, and Riffe Center Theatres, the Columbus Commons Bicentennial Pavilion, and the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts and the Hinson Amphitheater in New Albany. The Director of Production oversees the day-to-day production responsibilities for events at Columbus Commons and works with theatre stage managers (Technical Directors & Head Carpenters) to manage all other CAPA owned stages and stage personnel. Additional Information:This is a full-time, exempt position. The selected candidate will be eligible for CAPA benefits offered to full-time employees, including Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, a $50,000 company-paid life insurance policy, AD&D/STD/LTD, Employee Assistance Program, eligibility to participate in a 403(b) retirement plan with up to 5% company match after 6 months which is immediately vested, subsidized parking at the Columbus Commons Parking Garage and/or a free COTA C-Pass, and access to complimentary tickets to shows.Duties and Responsibilities -

  • Schedules full-time stage personnel at all CAPA owned and managed venues to ensure optimization of their guaranteed hours of work. -
  • Oversees the inventory control system to maintain appropriate inventory of all stage and production supplies and equipment. -
  • Manages the maintenance and replacement schedule for stage equipment on CAPA owned and managed stages, including a yearly budget.
  • Works with product vendors to negotiate purchases/rentals of production and stage equipment. -
  • Oversees the execution of the collective bargaining agreement between Capitol South Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation/Columbus Commons, CAPA and IATSE, where applicable.
  • Serves as a liaison with union representatives regarding labor personnel or contract issues. -
  • Ensures stage employees follow Columbus Commons and CAPA safety guidelines.
  • Works with CAPA Human Resources and the Director of Columbus Commons to hire as needed stage personnel to cover work needed in CAPA owned and managed venues.
  • Ensures coverage of full-time stage personnel in the event of a vacation, sickness, or emergency.
  • Supervises full-time Technical Directors, Head Carpenters, and Employer Assigned Department Heads (EADHs), including training, mentoring, performance management, and payroll submission and approval.
  • Manages as-needed union and non-union employees.
  • Works with rental clients to ensure their events on CAPA owned and managed stages are successful.
  • Advises on Production/Technical needs for Columbus Commons' and CAPA's special events, including the Gala, Annual Meeting, Holiday Displays, and more.
  • Serves as a technical manager for Columbus Commons and CAPA produced events including concerts, performances, festivals, awards events, the Movie Series, and Christmas Carol. -
  • Assists the Director of Columbus Commons, Vice President of Operations, the Vice President of Programming, and other CAPA departments with special projects as needed. -
  • Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities -
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills. -
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. -
    • Advanced knowledge of live performance technology is required, including lighting, sound, video and rigging systems. -
    • Strong leadership, personnel, and labor relations skills, with the ability to develop strong working relationships with staff, vendors, and clients. -
    • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to foresee issues and develop proactive solutions. -
    • Ability to meet the following physical requirements, with or without accommodation: moving objects weighing up to 50 pounds, walking up to 4 hours per day, and sitting for extended periods of time. Credentials and Experience -
      • Bachelor's Degree in a related field is preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
      • 6+ years' experience of relevant professional, technical, and supervisory experience in live performance productions. -
      • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends as stage activity requires. CAPA's EEO Statement -The Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CAPA does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, lactation status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other protected status.CAPA's Diversity & Inclusion Statement -CAPA believes in the power of diversity - we can only achieve our vision to make Columbus a destination for living, breathing art when we include everyone. CAPA is committed to presenting art that brings people from all backgrounds together to experience the transformative power of the arts. In the same spirit that we celebrate the many forms of performance art on our stages, we value, appreciate, and celebrate all human beings in our community. -CAPA recognizes that there are cultural and systemic barriers that prevent complete inclusivity and equity. CAPA's Diversity and Inclusion commitment is to progressively and continuously work to identify those barriers and intentionally adapt our practices, demonstrate our efforts, and measure the results to promote inclusion and equity. - START YOUR APPLICATION Applicant Tracking System Powered by -

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