Deadline to apply: September 20, 2019 @ 5:00 PM, PDT
POSITION SUMMARY: The Assistant Director of Production Services is responsible for leading and overseeing the production department of P5 which consists of 3 Production Supervisors as well as 15 IATSE crew heads. They are also responsible for ensuring that all productions are technically executed to P5's high standards.
Portland'5 Centers for the Arts (formerly the Portland Center for the Performing Arts) is a leader in expert venue management, overseeing the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Keller Auditorium and Antoinette Hatfield Hall, which includes the Brunish Theatre, the Newmark Theatre and the Dolores Winningstad Theatre.
Home to arts organizations such as Oregon Ballet Theatre, the Oregon Symphony and the Portland Opera, it's among the largest performing arts centers in the US with approximately 1,000 performances and 900,000 attendees annually and generates an average of $60 million in regional spending and more than 700 jobs each year. The five theatres at Portland'5 have showcased countless events over the years including Broadway shows, concerts, comedy shows, plays, children's theatre, lectures, dance and much more. We are purposeful in presenting our diverse community with meaningful performing arts performances and spaces that are welcoming and accessible to everyone.
At Portland'5 Centers for the Arts, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.
Five years of experience managing personnel in stage management, technical and production management on large-scale, first class theatrical and/or touring productions.
Bachelor's degree in technical theatre, stage management or theatrical design or other related fields or,
Any combination of education and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the classification duties and responsibilities
Prefer: Minimum of six years of experience managing personnel in stage management, technical and production management on large-scale, first class theatrical and/or touring productions.
Metro operates the Oregon Zoo, the Oregon Convention Center, the Portland Expo Center and Portland'5 Centers for the Arts. Together, these popular destinations host about 1,500 events and attract nearly 4 million people annually. The venues provide a variety of experiences for visitors and residents – contributing to the livability of the Portland region and beyond.
Each of the venues has a unique business focus, history and client mix:
• The Oregon Convention Center is the largest convention facility in the Pacific Northwest and one of three in North America to receive a LEED-EB Platinum certification from the US Green Building Council. It is designed to maximize economic benefit for the State of Oregon and the Portland region by attracting out-of-town visitors to conventions and local residents to special events and trade shows;
• Portland'5 Centers for the Arts is the cultural hub for the Portland metropolitan region. P'5 hosts and produces more than 1,000 music, theatre, dance and lecture performances in its multiple theatres;
• The Portland Expo Center is the largest exhibition facility on the West Coast and the Portland region's primary destination for a diverse a...rray of public exhibitions, community events, and lifestyle and hobby shows, some of which have been held at Expo for 50 years.
• The Oregon Zoo is Oregon's most popular attraction. The Oregon Zoo inspires the community to respect animals and take action on behalf of the natural world by creating engaging experiences and advancing the highest level of animal welfare, environmental literacy and conservation science.