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Operations Manager - Musco Center for the Arts

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Operations Manager - Musco Center for the Arts



On campus at Chapman University, Musco Center for the Arts is a state-of-the-art venue covering 88,000 breathtaking square feet and boasts an intimate seating chamber with 1,044 seats on three levels. Musco Center can accommodate full-scale operas, musicals, ballets, symphonies, chamber performances, jazz, pop and international events.

Wood and steel. Ropes and wire. Lights and speakers. Musco Center is so much more than the sum of its parts, it is at the cutting edge of teaching and presenting the creative spirit. Musco Center offers an opportunity for a transcendent and personal experience.


The Operations Manager is an exempt, full-time staff position responsible for supervision and management of all building, safety & security, stage door, and special events as assigned by the Director of Production and Operations at Musco Center for the Arts. This position works closely with senior leadership in developing and maintaining the facility and the general operations of the theater.


The Musco Center produces a variety of programming and has a diverse group of users – the successful candidate will navigate the season with impeccable, client-oriented service; a safety-first approach to operations; and a desire to foster a collaborative, respectful work environment.


Key Qualifications: Proven leadership skills to build, engage, motivate and maintain collaborative teams, improve services and unite with diverse constituents. Experience with venue management, production management and/or familiarity with theatrical equipment preferred. Bachelor’s degree, or three to five years’ combined related education and operations experience.


To apply: Candidates may complete an online application at (Job number 20170660), e-mail resume to, or fax resume to (714) 997-6901. For additional information about the university, department or position, visit or


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