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Event Production Coordinator

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus
Event Services

Full Time, Staff

  • Official Title: Event Coordinator
  • Job ID: #18883
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Event Production Coordinator

A full-time university staff position is available in University Centers beginning November 2022.  The official title for this assignment is Event Coordinator. This is an expected-to-continue assignment which requires a six-month probationary period.  The salary range will commensurate with experience and qualifications.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant area of study from a nationally accredited institution
  • Previously demonstrated strong leadership, mentoring and training abilities in production management, including lighting, sound and rigging as well as experience in multi-use facilities
  • A minimum of 2-4 years of professional experience in production management
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master of Art, Master of Fine Arts, or a Masters degree in Theatre, Production Design/Management and/or Recording field
  • Experience with large-scale events and/or touring production/music festivals

DUTIES: The Event Production Coordinators are responsible for the mentoring and instruction of student staff, internships, service learning and volunteer opportunities related to event production. This position is responsible for the comprehensive A/V and lighting systems of the University Centers at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire.

This position also mentors, instructs and monitors the performance of the Event Services - Event Production Crew, Usher Corp and Building Mangers (event setup, event monitoring of lighting, sound, video, event strike and all event production aspects of events). This position will have responsibility for the management, instruction and mentoring for all event production of University Centers, including Davies Center, Schofield Auditorium, Zorn Arena, Hilltop Center and other performance venues on and off campus.

This staff member must work closely with faculty and staff from academic departments and administrative units as well as the community to ensure quality customer service. This position will serve as one of the University Centers’ liaisons with the University Learning & Technology Services (LTS) staff. This individual must be flexible, especially in terms of hours worked since late evening, weekend, and holiday work will be a necessity. This position reports to the Assistant Director of Event Production in University Centers.

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation. To learn more about UWEC, visit https://www.uwec.edu/humanresources/employment-opportunities/why-uwec/

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: https://www.uwec.edu/job-postings/ .You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the University Centers: Event Coordinator position (Job ID # 18883) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references.

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by November 11, 2022.  However, screening may continue until position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).