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december, 2021

decEMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY IN THE LCD | Assistant Production Manager @ Buddy Holly Hall

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Assistant Production Manager #9968 – ASM Global
Buddy Holly Hall

Job Description

ASM Global, the world’s leading venue management and services company, has an excellent and immediate opening for the position of Assistant Production Manager — ASM Global at the new Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences in Lubbock, Texas. Under general direction of the Production Manager the position supervises all production related back of house and front of house full-time and part-time personnel in the delivery of production services to users, clients and visitors. Additionally, this position oversees and manages all stage productions at The Buddy Holly Hall facility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and supervises in-house crew, stage labor and other technicians (including those not in the direct employ of the facility). Manages all aspects of stage productions including advancing shows, providing event estimates and producing the events on show day.
  • Manages all in-house operations and production personnel to fulfill technical rider requirements and front of house staffing needs.
  • Oversees and/or manages all performance related systems of the complex in cooperation with outside vendors.
  • Implements and updates Production rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Handles booking of crew for events through local IATSE Union.
  • Coordinates the Operations activities with other departments as well as event and non-event related contractors to assure facility readiness and smooth operation of events.
  • Supervises technical setup and changeover for the Complex.
  • Oversees work schedules and payroll for Production labor.
  • Coordinates the budgeting, purchasing, and scheduling of stage equipment repair and maintenance.
  • Responsible for preparing and submitting to finance all required paperwork for payroll and events.
    • Develops, maintains and adheres to departmental budget.
    • Implements and updates Production rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
    • Provides clear, concise and timely communication of directives to other departments.
    • Provides yearly inventory of all equipment.
    • Investigates, analyzes, and resolves technical problems and complaints.
    • Negotiates with vendors, unions, contractors and/or service providers, promoters and Artist’s representatives.
    • Understand and operate (and be able to train Operations staff concerning the use of) the Facilities systems including, but not limited to, mixing consoles, public address systems, intercom, video equipment, theatrical lighting, and spotlights.
    • Gather accurate event production information as it relates to A/V needs through direct contact with sound and lighting directors and other clients. Assist in preparing client billing.
    • Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on all A/V equipment, maintaining service records, and inventories of equipment. Develop and submit lists of necessary repairs and improvements.
    • Adheres to ASM/SMG’s reporting and employment policies.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises production crew. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with ASM Global’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding; disciplining employees in conjunction with the local IATSE Union and Human Resources; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


  • Experienced in direct advancing, facilitation, and executing of multiple performance genres including but not limited to Broadway, Orchestral/Symphonic, Dance, Theater, Film, Rock/Popular, Festivals, Broadcast and corporate events.
  • Strong background in all areas of Production and Operations and must be technically savvy in all areas of stage related technical equipment.
  • Ability to support the installation and purchasing of sound and light equipment.
  • Be familiar with the principles and techniques of managing front of house and back of house operations and staffing related issues.
  • Meet the physical demands of the job which include being able to get in and around the facility (requires personal mobility), lifting, carrying, moving, climbing, working from various heights and moderate to loud noises.
  • Work effectively under pressure and/or stringent schedule and produce accurate results.
  • Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
  • Remain flexible and adjust to situations as they occur.
  • Follow oral and written instructions and communicate effectively with others in both oral and written form.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Production or Arts Management or related technical training with a minimum of 5 years’ experience with production management in an entertainment organization club, theater, arena, or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in sound and/or lighting design preferred as well as operation of the newest technology.
  • Experience with systems and audio networks.
  • Minimum of 5 years supervisory experience required.
  • Touring experience a plus
  • Experience with advancing production and working directly with world class artists.
    CAD experience a plus.
  • Experience with front of house venue security, ushers, and patron management

Skills and Abilities

  • Organization of production for a multi venue facility.
  • Superior negotiation skills
  • Ability to create a positive work environment.
  • Ability to problem solve quickly and effectively.
  • Trade skills a plus, (electrical, plumbing, rigging, etc.)

Certificate, Licenses, Registrations

  • Must be licensed and insured to operate a motor vehicle in the State of Texas.

Computer Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and equivalent venue management software.
  • Basic understanding of network infrastructure as it relates to Audio-Visual needs.

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to move around the facility; to stand for long hours during events; occasionally required to kneel, climb to high walkways or balance. Must have the ability to communicate effectively during a strenuous schedule.
  • This position my require work inside or outside of the building, and work in adverse conditions as needed by events. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


The essential responsibilities of this position are described under the headings above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Also, this document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

All applicants must apply at:

Director or Facility Accounting and Human Resources

Deborah Sheehey, CPA

1300 Mac Davis Lane

Lubbock, TX 79401

Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact 806-570-9404.


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