Auditorium Stage Manager
Ball State University
Ball State University is seeking a dynamic Stage Manager committed to planning, coordinating, and supervising all technical aspects for events, including stage setup and related production functions for performances at Emens Auditorium and other venues on our campus. Additional responsibilities include collaborating on capital project planning and acquisition, supervising the maintenance of production gear and stage space, as well as training regarding the safe operation of theatrical equipment. The regular hours for this position will include evenings and weekends. Emens Auditorium is located in the heart of the Ball State University campus in Muncie, Indiana. Ball State University offers an excellent benefits package.
At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Over three years of full time work experience with stage production, public assembly event operations, stage management and theatre maintenance; supervisory experience; proficiency in Microsoft Office software.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s or master’s degree in technical theatre, business, operations, electronics or industrial arts. Over five years of full time experience in stage work or theatre operations; proficiency with computer drafting software.
Apply online at: http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/26639. Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to Gonzo Barajas. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through September 10, 2021.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.