Academic Specialist – Production Manager

Indiana University
Bloomington, IN 47405


Cindi Severance

Job Details


Production Manager-Academic Specialist

Indiana University’s Department of Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance seeks a highly organized, energetic Production Manager with excellent communication and problem-solving skills for a full-time 12-month position. The PM manages the department’s production season and serves as the mentor to student stage managers; including teaching one formal course each academic year.

The position requires day-to-day operational leadership skills, exceptional attention to detail, interpersonal self-confidence, and the ability to remain effective, encouraging and positive during busy periods. We are seeking a colleague to recruit, oversee, train, and mentor student stage managers while serving as an efficient liaison between all areas of production.

The successful applicant must either possess an MFA in theatre or equivalent professional experience in production and/or stage management. Experience in a broad range of live-performance genres is desirable. Membership in AEA is a plus but not required. Adherence to standard AEA policies and protocols expected.

The department produces theatre, musical theatre, contemporary dance and new plays throughout the academic year; and also produces a professional summer theatre season. Find more information about the position description, Department, and Indiana University at

Priority given to applications received by November 12, but the position will remain open until filled. Desired start date is January 6, 2020.
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January 6, 2020 –