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Office for the Arts at Harvard Dance Program seeking Dance Production & Dance Center Supervisor

Duties and Responsibilities: Oversees and maintains the operations of Harvard Dance Center to ensure the spaces viability, safety, and success as Harvards primary undergraduate dance performance and teaching space. Responsibilities include: supervising the technical aspects of dance productions including, but not limited to, building sets, hanging and focusing lights; overseeing load-ins, technical rehearsals, performances and strikes; maintaining rigging, sound, lighting, and related production equipment; hiring production staff and crew as necessary; advising and mentoring students in theater production; training and coordinating student crews during performances; working with visiting artists and designers; coordinating and maintaining production supplies; maintaining a safe environment for artists, staff, students and audience; attending Office for the Arts at Harvard meetings as needed and interfacing with other Office for the Arts technical staff. Oversees all Dance Center building needs, serves as liaison between building manager/FAS Physical Resources. Works closely with Dance Director to advance program goals. Contributes to the Dance Program by accomplishing related duties as required. This is a part-time, benefits eligible position. 12 months/year at 21 hours per week. Salary Grade: 054 Basic Qualifications: 3 years of experience in dance stage management, production management and lighting design required. Experience with stage rigging; both automated and conventional. Demonstrated proficiency in Macintosh Systems and Microsoft Office, email, Filemaker Pro, and CAD software, particularly Vectorworks and Autocad. Additional Qualifications: BA/BFA preferred or equivalent work experience and training in lieu of degree. The Dance Program provides dynamic programming including curricular and co-curricular courses, master class events by internationally renown choreographers; Program performances at campus theaters; original dance work will be made for students each academic year. Experience working with college undergraduates. Advanced computer and production electronics skills. Basic carpentry skills or related experience. Ability to work flexible and extended hours, including some weekends. To Apply: Candidates should send a cover letter, resume and a list of three references with contact information. References will not be called without first consulting the candidate. Please include the job ID number in your application (30176BR). Applications will be accepted and evaluated on a rolling basis. The deadline for all applications is Monday, September 16, 2013. To submit your application materials, please click here: ep0XScO0DR5%2fu9Bz4u46&jobId=962400&type=search&JobReqLang=1&recordstart=1&JobSiteId=5341&JobSiteInfo=96 2400_5341&GQId=0 All formal offers will be made by Harvard FAS Human Resources About us: The Office for the Arts at Harvard (OFA) supports student engagement in the arts and integrates the arts into University life. Through its programs and services, the OFA teaches and mentors, fosters student art making, connects students to accomplished artists, commissions new work, and partners with local, national, and international constituencies. For more information on the Office of the Arts please visit us at