UNC Charlotte – Music Stage Manager

Categories: Job Opportunities

Music Stage Manager, Non-Student Temp Wage


Division: Academic Affairs

Department: Performing Arts Services

Work Unit: CoAA Business Office


Hours per week: 8-20 (varies each week)

Months per year: 4

Salary Range: $12.00 – $15.00 per hour


Reports to: Production Manager & Assistant Production Manager


Work Schedule: Primary work schedule matches the music performance schedule for the Fall Semester.  Majority of performances occur 6pm – 10pm Monday- Friday.  May have limited shifts on Saturday and Sunday.  Other hours may be needed to match the performance schedule in the College of Arts + Architecture.  Detailed schedule of events will be distributed during interview process.


Essential Job Duties: Looking for a stage manager to run and manage all music performances in the College of Arts + Architecture during the Fall 2018 Academic Semester.  Individual will be responsible to call/supervise all theatrical elements of each performance, including lights, sound, video, and stage hands.   The stage manager will be responsible for the supervision of student run crews, who have a wide range of experience and skill.  It is expected that the stage manager will practice industry standard norms along with following all UNCC policy and safety standards for the students workers, performers, and guests.  The stage manager will utilize the most professional communication techniques in working with conductors, directors, faculty, staff, and students in order to ensure the best possible performance.


Other Work Responsibilities: Stage Manager will be expected to work directly with each ensemble director and front of house managers to ensure performance starts on time and as desired.  Following each performance, a performance report must be completed and sent to all identified personnel.

Along with running the actual performance, stage manager will oversee the pre & post performance needs; this may include setting up and striking concert shell, music stands & chairs, instruments, and flown elements, etc…


Other responsibilities could include running lights or sound during a performance, and other tasks as assigned.   Individual must be comfortable working at heights including working in catwalks or a genie lift, safely carrying items weighing 40lbs, using hand trucks, carts, and working on their feet for extended periods of time.


Required Experience:  3 – 5 years experience as a stage manager or production manager working with Theatre, Dance, or Music.  Success training and managing run crew’s of different ability.


Preferred Experience:  Bachelors Degree in the performing arts.

The ability to read music, programming in QLab, and experience working with the ION lighting console.

Any experience playing a musical instrument in an orchestra or ensemble.

Practical experience in one or some combination of the following technical theatre positions:

  • Theatrical lighting technician and/or designer
  • Sound engineer and/or designer


Work Location: Robinson Hall/Storrs/Rowe Arts


Please apply online at: https://jobs.uncc.edu/postings/22883