Millikin University
Decatur, IL

Expires: 10/05/21

Job Dates

Full-time Position


Starting salary is $48,000

Millikin University seeks an experienced Production Manager for the Kirkland Fine Arts Center, beginning July 1, 2021.

The Production Manager is responsible for the scheduling, budgeting, staffing, and supervision of venues, events and performances produced by the School of Theatre and Dance, the School of Music, and KFAC, including professional tours, university events, symphony concerts, rentals, College of Fine Arts (CFA) ensembles and theatre productions. The Production Manager will collaborate with and provide support to CFA faculty and students in the planning and design processes of productions and performances, and oversee their successful execution.

Millikins primary performance venues include KFAC (2000-seat roadhouse), Albert Taylor Theatre (270-seat proscenium) and the Rogers Theatre (250-seat flexible/courtyard theatre) in the new Center for Theatre and Dance. The CFA performance and concert seasons typically include 6-7 plays/musicals/operas/dance concerts, 5-6 Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra concerts, Vespers (annual choral/symphonic Christmas concert), 3 Percussion Ensemble concerts, 4 Symphonic Wind Ensemble concerts, and 5-7 additional student ensemble performances, music clinics, festivals, and recruiting events. KFAC hosts 4-5 university events (Commencement, Convocation, etc.), and contracts visiting artists and groups for the Kirkland Series (4-6 events) annually.

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelors degree (MFA preferred) in production management, stage management, or related field and recent experience working as a PM in academic and/or professional performing arts venues.

You may view a complete position description and qualifications at www.millikin.edu/employment.

Millikin University is a small, private, comprehensive university located in Decatur, IL. The College of Fine Arts enrolls approximately one-third of Millikins undergraduate population in over 20 degree programs in theatre, dance, music, art, arts technology, and arts administration.

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to millikin.edu/employment. Applications must be submitted by April 26, 2021 to guarantee full consideration. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer. Millikin is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion and diversity across campus. Millikin offers a competitive salary and full benefit package.


Tammy Maxwell

Assistant Director, Human Resources



(217) 362-6416

Fax: (217) 362-6468

Business Address

1184 West Main Street

Decatur, IL 62522

Posted: 04/05/2021 15:27:02 EST

Last Updated: 04/05/2021 19:00 EST

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