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Company name : City of Boulder, CO

Vacant position : Theater Administrator

Company location : Boulder, CO

job description : Description

The City of Boulder requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

The City of Boulder is a great place to live, work, grow and play.

With over 300 miles of dedicated bikeways and more than 150 miles of hiking trails, Boulder values active lifestyles and access to nature. Forty-six thousand acres of protected land provide open space for passive recreation, natural environments, and a green belt around the city. With world class restaurants and art and music venues, The City of Boulder values diverse culture.

Respect is one of our five City Values (including Customer Service, Collaboration, Integrity, and Innovation) and we are committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We celebrate and support our differences across all spectrums, including but not limited to ethnicity, gender, age, disability, and sexuality. Through our focus on Racial Equity, our employee benefits, and the many programs resources we offer our staff, we continually strive to weave respect for one another into the fabric of our organization.

Add your voice and talents to the City of Boulder and help us grow in service excellence for an inspired future.


As an independent lead worker, works with the internal and external customers to ensure seamless development and execution of events in the Boulder Public Library (BPL) Canyon Theater. Manages theater technical operations including procedures and techniques required for operation and maintenance of computerized stage lighting, electronic sound systems equipment as well as knowledge and experience with safety requirements associated with such equipment.

The starting pay for this position is $61,360 – $75,088 annually, commensurate with experience.



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Manages the theater schedule. Coordinates and schedules programs and events with staff, volunteers and/or community members such as, speakers, performances, movies, podcasts, etc. in the Canyon Theater.

Responds to rental inquiries and requests for bookings.

Provides event planning guidance with customer, as it relates to city procedures and policies.

Develops and implements operating procedures that meet facility and industry best practices.

Implements library rules and policies regarding use of the theater.

Provides users with orientation to the space, equipment, etc.

Oversees the set-up and “take down” of programs and events.?

Coordinates program and event logistics with facilities and information technology staff, as needed.

Creates invoices and processes payments as necessary.

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Responsible for the maintenance and readiness of equipment.

Develops and maintains standards for configuration, setup, security and on-going support.

Troubleshoots/analyzes/solves theater equipment problems including but not limited to computerized lighting, sound board, wired and wireless microphones, electronic sound system equipment, and video equipment.

Manages contracts and work orders, oversees vendors’ work to perform repairs and routine equipment/system maintenance.

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Communicates clearly and effectively with library staff and management about issues, needs, and event details to ensure success.

Advises senior management and assists with sponsorship management.

Contributes to annual and long-range planning efforts related to budget, program, and service development for the theater.

Oversees general maintenance of theater space. Arranges non-routine repairs and maintenance with facilities staff.

Conducts emergency evacuation and safety trainings twice annually.

Maintains records for theater use, equipment and maintenance.


3 years-experience working with theater systems, OR a bachelor’s degree OR any equivalent combination of experience and education.

Demonstrated time-management and organizational skills with the ability to manage competing priorities and understand the scope and urgency of requests with deadlines.

3 years-customer service experience including managing relationships with customers.

Independent problem-solving skills and ability to work with minimal supervision.

Ability to troubleshoot and solve a variety of technical problems.

Computer literate, especially in Microsoft Office applications and Adobe Creative Suite.

Strong level of integrity and honesty.

Flexibility and adaptability to changing schedules.

Schedule Requirement: This job requires evening and weekend shifts.


In addition to the requirements above, the theater manager is expected to have and utilize the following competencies:

Customer Focus: dedicated to meeting customers’ needs through effective relationships and respect; research customers’ needs and uses that information for service improvement.?

Priority Setting: independently identifies and focuses his/her time critical and important tasks, once addressed schedules work on non-critical tasks efficiently.

Informing: proactively provides the information that people need to know in order to perform their jobs and make sound decisions.

Planning: includes the appropriate stakeholders when scoping and scheduling tasks and projects; sets and communicates clear goals and objectives.

Perseverance: persists with appropriate course of action, despite resistance or setbacks, to accomplish a task or solve problems.


2 years of experience operating concert venues at the management level.

Competency in IT operations and management.

Bilingual in Spanish


Physical and Mental Effort: Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities that permits the employee to communicate effectively on the telephone and in person. Sufficient vision or other powers of observation that permits the employee to review, evaluate and prepare a variety of written documents and materials. Sufficient manual dexterity that permits the employee to operate computer equipment and other audio-visual equipment. Work may include extended periods of time viewing a computer video monitor and/ or operating theater equipment. Ability to work under stress from demanding deadlines, public contact, and changing priorities and conditions. Requires the ability to stoop; to reach; to stand; to crawl; to walk and sit for extended periods of time; to push and/or pull objects weighing up to 50 pounds; to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds. On a frequent basis, requires the ability to climb stairs and ladders, and to kneel and/or crouch.

Work Environment: Works primarily in a clean, comfortable environment. Works in a setting subject to continuous interruptions and background noises.

ACCOMMODATIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

The City of Boulder provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.