With approximately 300 music majors, the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music in the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences is selective and nationally renowned. It is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and is distinguished by its exceptional faculty who record, tour, perform, publish, and present scholarly work and compositions locally, nationally, and internationally. Lamont offers Bachelor of Music degrees in Composition, Jazz Studies, Performance, and Recording and Production; a Bachelor of Arts in Music; Master of Arts degrees in Music Theory and Musicology; Master of Music degrees in Composition, Conducting, Pedagogy, and Performance; and other certificates and Artist Diplomas. It resides in the highly acclaimed Robert and Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts. Faculty members share a strong sense of camaraderie, benefit from an exceptional professional staff, and enjoy small class sizes.
For a more detailed description of the school please visit www.du.edu/lamont.
As Concert Production Manager (CPM), this person will supervise, train and schedule all personnel assigned to all Lamont concerts (e.g., stage technicians, ushers). The CPM will be the public face for the majority of Lamont concerts (over 300 per year) and will oversee/manage all internal aspects of concert production. The CPM will be responsible for the public’s safety and comfort while attending Lamont functions. As Facilities Manager, this person will oversee the entire facility as utilized by the Lamont School of Music. This person will be responsible for supervising personnel for all rehearsal set-ups/tear-downs, classrooms, proper placement of all equipment, establishing and enforcing policies and safety in all events and daily functions at Lamont, and establish rules for the proper use of the music facility subject to the approval of the Director of Lamont and in accordance with DU's physical plants routine maintenance of all facilities.
Concert production: Advance, plan, strategize, support and execute concerts and receptions with performers in up to four venues.
Oversee the facility: Taking care of the Newman Center for the Performing Arts.
Serve as an integral member of the Lamont professional staff.
Maintain contact and work collaboratively as needed with the professional staff of the Newman Center for the Performing Arts.
Supervise, train, and schedule stage assistants and ushers
Supervise, train, and schedule one assistant
Supervises the Building Coordinator
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Excellent communication, organizational, and supervisory skills with the ability to multi-task easily
Ability to take the initiative to develop this position and anticipate upcoming needs
Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures, or governmental regulations
Ability to research and implement current protocol in performance venue safety and accessibility
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, procedure manuals, and contracts
Ability to define problems and interpret instructions orally or in writing
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from clients, customers, staff, faculty and the public
Ability to interact with CAHSS faculty and staff and communicate effectively and sensitively with students, faculty, staff and community members from a diverse range of backgrounds
Must be able to operate and trouble shoot lighting, backstage and sound/recording equipment, complex acoustical banners and acoustical shell and stage lifts Knowledge of light boards and electrical connections
One to two years of related experience and/or training in performing arts center production or management
Please note, this position will also require a valid Colorado driver’s license and insurable by the University of Denver’s insurance carrier.
3 years of combined of education and experience in performing arts center production or management
Previous supervisory experience
Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Evenings and weekends as required.
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) February 22, 2019.
This potion will remain open until filled
Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply.
Please include the following documents with your application:
List of three professional references
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The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.
All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.
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The Robert and Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts is a world-class, multi-venue performing arts center on the campus of the University of Denver, Home to the Lamont School of Music, The Newman Center hosts nearly 500 events annually. In addition to performances by Lamont students and faculty, the Newman Center is an in-demand performance venue for numerous rental clients including the Denver Post Pen and Podium Series, Friends of Chamber Music, Denver Brass, Wonderbound Danc...e, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, Urban League of Denver, The CELL and many others. The Newman Center also presents nationally touring performing arts groups through its acclaimed series, Newman Center Presents. In addition, the Newman Center engages students, teachers and the community through its learning and community engagement programming.