Iris Cantor Theater Operations Manager

Posting Number 2023-11535
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/26/2023 1:10 PM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Hybrid Remote Work Classification
Fully Onsite
Facilities Administration (Administrators)
Tisch School of the Arts (TS1035)
Compensation Grade
Band 53
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Position Summary

Establish and lead the communication and cooperation between Tisch and Steinhardt on behalf of their performing arts departments for the shared use and management of the Iris Cantor Theater and associated facilities in the 181 Mercer building. Oversee day-to-day operations. Manage operational, technical, and audience-related aspects of events. Orient facility users to safety, technical characteristics, and other guidelines of facility operations. Ensure proper training procedures are in compliance with University standards. Send regular reports regarding theater use, maintenance and equipment needs, annual budget requests and ongoing budget status reports, etc. to the Cantor Theater Management Committee. Supervise technical and front of house staff.


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education:
Bachelor's Degree in theater, arts administration or related field.

Required Experience:
5+ years relevant experience with theatrical productions and concert management, stage management, and staff supervision or an equivalent combination.

Preferred Experience:
5+ years Working with a wide range of event production abilities and administering budgets. Experience as a Production Manager of LORT, Broadway or university theater.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Ability to work independently and make informed, on-the-spot decisions, and resolve conflicts. Ability to provide technical training to a non-technical audience. Excellent customer service and written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, depending on production and event schedule. Demonstrates commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge of Americans with Disabilities Act compliance issues.

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is USD $60,000.00 to USD $110,000.00. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

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