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Job Opening: Production Manager


Position: Production Manager
Company: Temple University
Location: Philadelphia PA US

The Production Manager, reporting to the Temple Performing Art Center General Manager will take a lead role in determining the proficient and efficient execution of all production elements of Temple Performing Arts Center, ensuring the highest industry standards are met in the areas of audio, visual technology and customer service. Works with TPAC’s General Manager, Assistant Production Manager and Event Manager as well as a team of Temple University students in the supervision, training and support of back of house staff, to deliver world-class events. The Production Manager will assume responsibility for all production related endeavors, and is expected to take a proactive role in determining best practices, implementing effective work habits for all production staff, keeping up to date on industry initiatives, recommending and implementing production upgrades for the facility, oversight of all production repair/replace issues, oversight of all general building maintenance issues, and be present for all major facility events. This is a 40-hour per week position. Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree and four years of directly related experience in Music, Music Technology, Communications, Media Production, Theater Technology, or a congruent field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills and Abilities:

*Excellent audio skills, including microphone placement for both live sound events as well as recording sessions, speaker set up, monitor set up, utilization of digital audio consoles, back line support, feedback management, audio playback from digital media. Experience with wireless mics (lavalier, ear-piece, handheld).

*Excellent video skills, including projection, operating PC’s & Mac’s, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and other MS Office software packages, QLab programming for audio and video cues a plus, use of HD cameras, Video Switchers, LiveStream set-up, ability to troubleshoot video issues on the fly, programming LED display boards.

*Excellent lighting skills, including hanging conventional and intelligent lighting fixtures, focusing, utilization of digital lighting consoles, programming light cues, calling cues from backstage manager’s booth, and conceptualize lighting shows with knowledge of hanging fixtures.


*At least four years of live sound experience, oversight of production crews with demonstrated success with high level productions, day-to-day production management at busy theater, or similar.

*Experience with iPad and remote audio signal processing.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our website at www.temple.edu.

Temple University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety and can be found at: www.temple.edu/safety/asfr/

You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University’s Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.


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