Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Production Manager/Lighting Designer for the Department of Dance in the Mason Gross School of the Arts. This position serves as a liaison between the Dance Department and the school-wide Production and Design Shop.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Responsible for technical set-up and implementation of all Dance Department events across the calendar year.
Schedules spaces and coordinates equipment while working cooperatively, collaboratively, and interdisciplinarily with supervisors and technicians from school-wide Production shop, which includes Dance, Theater, Music, Opera, Musical Theater and Film.
Trains and supervises students for the running of all department productions in both the main stage and studio theaters.
Hangs, circuits, and focuses lighting plots with student crew, as well as provides lighting design.
Organizes and runs technical and dress rehearsals and performances.
Provides stage management and/or oversees student stage managers for performance.
Coordinates and helps guide vision with department leadership for maintenance and upgrades of department theater spaces and equipment.