Production Manager

Williams College

880 Main St
N/A, MA 01267




Apr 15, 2022

The Williams College Department of Theatre seeks a full time Production Manager and Lecturer. Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Theatre, the Production Manager will oversee and coordinate all physical and staffing elements for Theatre Department productions and teaching one semester of Introduction to Theatre Technology/Management.

Williams College is a private, liberal arts undergraduate college of about 2000 students.

The Department of Theatre presents 4-6 productions per academic year in the Center for Theatre and Dance, a 125,000 square foot, 3 venue performing arts center built in 2007. Theatre Department productions are a part of a vital, eclectic season at the Center for Theatre and Dance, which supports more than 120 events/performances per academic year. Productions are supported by a staff of 5 full time employees, overseen by the Operations Manager; and approximately 20 part time student employees managed by shop supervisors. Occasional overhire of temporary employees for craft work are hired as needed.

The Production Manager will support the mission of the college to provide a nurturing educational environment. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented groups or who have experience working with a broadly diverse student population to apply.

Working closely with faculty, production staff and students, the Production Manager is responsible for these primary duties:

Responsible for reviewing theatrical designs, scheduling venues, and supervising the Theatre Department Technical Director in the execution of all production elements;
Coordinate and monitor material and labor budgets, including hiring artistic and production personnel;
Teach one semester of a technical theatre/production oriented course each year, along with continual advising/mentorship of student participants in all aspects of the production program;
Hire and oversee student labor, support departmental summer operations, assist CTD Operations Manager as needed.


MA or MFA in related area or substantial demonstrated successful undergraduate teaching and production experience
At least two years of directly applicable experience
Basic computer skills (Word, Excel, Google Suite, Theatrical Software)
Current driver’s license
Able to work with diverse people, of all abilities, and interpret artistic requirements that can be well-defined or ambiguous

This position is a full-time, 12-month year round, regular exempt appointment with full benefits. We hope to have someone start on or around July 1, 2022.

Application review will begin on April 19, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Pay ranges from $70,000 to $85,000, commensurate with experience, Job band 2-F. Please visit to apply.