Assistant Production Manager

Assistant Production Manager


Schedule:  Monday – Friday 9:00-3:00 pm (Variable)


Position Summary: Under the direction of the Production Manager, the Assistant Production Manager is a key member of the Production staff of San Diego Junior Theatre.  The position is responsible for ensuring the following:


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Construct scenic and property elements; installs and repairs lighting instruments and equipment; assists with all other areas of technical and artistic execution within the Production function
  • Coordinates and oversees Lighting Assistants during load in and strike;
  • Coordinates and oversees parent volunteers during load in, strike and work days;
  • Assists with technical classes and camps for students;
  • Assists with maintaining the scenic shop and prop rooms;
  • Assists with rehearsals and performances including
    • Training and supervising student crew members
    • Monitoring student behavior
    • Maintaining overall cast and crew experience



Required: Comprehensive practical technical theatre knowledge; technical theatre experience in multiple and varied types of shows; professional theatre training and/or degree; carpentry, painting and electrical skills; creative problem solving skills; initiative; and good communication skills.


To apply, please email cover letter and resume to: (please add “Assistant Production Manager” in the subject).

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Patron Services Manager

Patron Services Manager

Schedule: Tuesday – Friday, nights and weekends on show dates.

San Diego Junior Theatre provides engaging, innovative, high-quality theatre education and productions for children of all cultural heritages, ages,

The Patron Services Manager represents San Diego Junior Theatre to patrons, both over the telephone and in person, selling single tickets and subscriptions while providing quality customer service.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to: San Diego Junior Theatre, Attn: Patrons Services Manager, 1650 El Prado, # 208, San Diego, CA 92101 or e-mail to (please include “Patron Services Manager” in subject line).

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Teaching Artist

San Diego Junior Theatre, the oldest continuing children’s theatre program in the country, is looking for Acting, Voice and Dance Teachers to join our Teaching Artist Pool.  This independent, non-profit organization provides engaging, innovative and high-quality theatre education and productions to enhance the lives of children of all ages, cultural backgrounds, abilities and levels of interest.  SDJT operates for the benefit of children throughout San Diego County; since 1948, its productions have entertained more than a million theatergoers of all ages.


The job summary for the position of Teaching Artist is as follows:

Teaches students ages 3-18 in one/all of the following capacities: on-site classes and camps in Balboa Park or off-site outreach programs, on or off-site workshops. Prepares and maintains all class materials and supplies. In conjunction with the Education Director, may develops new classes and course curriculum.


Salary: DOE

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) from an accredited college or university in the performing arts, education or related field.
  • Extensive experience and active current practice in art form(s) to be taught.
  • Experience working with/teaching students from kindergarten through grade 12.
  • Voice Teachers must be able to play piano.
  • Completed Mandated Reporter Training (


  • Previous teaching artist experience
  • Curriculum development
  • CPR, AED & First Aid certified.
  • Experience working with students with special needs.


Please send your resume with a cover letter and a list of three references (name; title; relationship to you; email and phone contact information). The cover letter must include the following: your salary history, why you are interested in SDJT, and why you believe you would be an outstanding candidate for this position.

This is a seasonal position.  Please see our website ( for a full job description and the history of the organization.


CONTACT:  Please send your resume with a cover letter and a list of three references (name; title; relationship to you; email and phone contact information).  The cover letter must include the following:  your salary history; why you are interested in SDJT; and why you believe you would be an outstanding candidate for this position.  Send your package of information electronically to Mitzi Smith, Interim Education Director:   Please no phone inquiries.


Please note that the initial screening will be confidential.  SDJT reserves the right to require fingerprint and background checks as a condition of employment.