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Assistant to the Properties Supervisor- Goodman Theatre

JOB TITLE: Assistant to the Properties Supervisor

REPORTS TO: Properties Supervisor

FLSA Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt

HOURLY RATE: $29.00/ hour

LOCATION: 363 W. Pershing Rd., Chicago, IL 60609

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Goodman Theatre seeks an Assistant Properties Supervisor to be a part of our production team for the 9 show season, including our annual production of A Christmas Carol. The Assistant Properties Supervisor will work collaboratively with the Prop Supervisor in all aspects of running the properties department which includes assistance in overseeing the props crew, aid in communicating with designers and stage managers and executing properties for all productions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinate and develop relationships with the props staff to ensure timely and efficient workflow of projects. Assist in developing and maintaining daily work lists, calendars, and crew hours. Assist in organizing and distributing specific show information to the properties crew. Oversee load-ins and load-outs with Properties Supervisor. Arrange transportation of properties between shop and theatre. Track prop shop expenses providing expense reports to the prop shop supervisor and production department. Coordinate prop rentals. Direct and actively assist in the maintenance of prop work areas and storage spaces at the shop and theatre. Be available for some technical rehearsals, overtime, and weekend hours. Work on specific projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

Work collaboratively as a team member and maintain a positive attitude Two to three years professional props experience Knowledge and experience with prop construction methods and techniques Proficient in Microsoft Office. Experience with AutoCAD and Photoshop. Ability to repeatedly lift, push or maneuver 50-70lbs, either alone or with assistance from others as well as scale ladders and work in high places Must have own vehicle and applicable insurance to use vehicle for work purposes, a valid Illinois driver’s license, and clean driving record, and be able to operate company vehicles. This position requires some overtime evening hours and weekend hours on an as needed basis. Model behavior and values consistent with Goodman’s Community Agreements and furthering Goodman’s IDEAA (inclusion, diversity, equity, anti-racism and access) goals.

BACKGROUND:

Chicago’s theater since 1925, Goodman Theatre is a not-for-profit arts and community organization in the heart of the Loop, distinguished by the excellence and scope of its artistic programming and community engagement. The theater’s artistic priorities include new play development (more than 150 world or American premieres), large scale musical theater works and reimagined classics.

We at Goodman Theatre believe that a diversity of people, ideas and cultures in our organization enriches both the art on stage and our civic engagement. In our workplace, we strive to reflect the communities we serve, and make space in which everyone is empowered to bring their full, authentic self to work. The Goodman values equity, diversity and inclusion and is committed to approaching our work through the practice of anti-racism. Learn more at GoodmanTheatre.org/Accountability

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

This is a full-time, non-union hourly position with a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, paid vacation, sick leave, and 401k.

Goodman Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. By dedicating itself to three guiding principles—quality, diversity and community— the Goodman Theatre seeks to be the premier cultural organization in Chicago, providing productions and programs that make an essential contribution to the quality of life in our city.

The Goodman is an inclusive and accessible employer. Successful candidates will have experience working with diverse groups of people and will demonstrate a deep commitment to advancing equity and inclusion at the Goodman Theatre.

HOW TO APPLY:

Qualified individuals are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by selecting the "Apply Online" button at the top of the page. No phone calls, please.

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Chicago/ Loop