Performance Venue Production Manager

Goshen College seeks applications for a Performance Venue Production Manager.

The Performance Venue Production Manager (PVPM) will work closely with the Music Center, Events Office, and Theater Department, to oversee all aspects of events occurring in Goshen College’s performance venues (Sauder Concert Hall, Rieth Recital Hall, and Umble Center).  This includes overseeing the communication flow and related processes between service providers, both internal and external, and event coordination for events held in these spaces.

This position is directly responsible for production management of any event in the Sauder Concert Hall, Rieth Recital Hall, and all External and non-Theater Department events in the Umble Center.

This position may also be responsible for other ad hoc locations that require production management such as the RFC for Commencement Ceremonies. The primary work hours for this position will include many evening and weekend hours.  The majority of work for this position is light active work with periodic heavy lifting and working at heights.  (Must be able to lift 40+ lbs and work at heights of 30 feet or more.)


Education and/or Experience: B.A. required, preferably in Arts or communication related field.  Experience in production management preferred.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations: Valid Driver’s License required, CPR

Candidates must be committed to the community standards, mission and core values of Goshen College.

About Goshen College:

Goshen College is a liberal arts institution dedicated to the development of informed, articulate, sensitive and responsible Christians.  It is nationally ranked for its study abroad programs.  As a ministry of the Mennonite Church, the institution seeks to integrate Christian values with educational and professional life.  Goshen College has adopted five core values around which programs are built:  1) Christ-centered; 2) Passionate Learners; 3) Servant Leaders; 4) Compassionate Peacemakers; and (5) Global Citizens.  The college is located in the heart of Elkhart County, centrally located within several hours of Chicago, Indianapolis and Detroit.  Residents of Goshen enjoy a culturally diverse small-town atmosphere with an active arts community, a vibrant downtown, the Maple City Greenway network of bicycle paths and affordable housing prices.

How to Apply:

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Please be sure to provide all required materials noted below, as incomplete applications may not be considered. Application materials may be attached to the Staff Application Form or sent electronically to


  • Complete and submit the online Staff Application Form
  • Cover Letter
  • Résumé
  • List of three professional references with contact information

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Goshen College is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing diversity across the institution. Goshen College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or any legally protected status. To protect the welfare and provide for the safety of the students, employees, visitors and resources of Goshen College, background checks are conducted by the Office of Human Resources on all new and re-hired employees.

Human Resources
Goshen College
1700 S. Main Street
Goshen, IN 46526-4795

Telephone: (574) 535-7111