On-Call Event Assistant
On-Call Event Assistant
Department: Center for the Arts
Monmouth University is seeking applications for a On-Call Event Assistant.
The candidate would be expected to provide support for concert, theatre, dance and other arts events which includes: monitoring load in and load out of shows; setting up and monitoring backstage hospitality, backstage areas/dressing rooms; assisting with artists needs and requests; Providing wardrobe assistance for artists; monitoring all theatre, back stage, and lobby activity from load-in to load-out of shows; Limiting access to VIP Room and stage areas to authorized persons; and enforce all house policies during events - no food/drink in theatre, camera policies, etc. Help supervising ushers, ticket takers, merchandisers, and volunteer staff. Interact with technical crews, road crews, and venue administration to ensure smooth running operations.
A complete list of job duties is available at http://jobs.monmouth.edu.
Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Required Skills or Software:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, Must be able to treat confidential and sensitive information appropriately
Required Years of Experience: 3
Familiarity with coordination of arts programming.
Understanding of venue operations. Experience working with technical crews, tour and road managers, technical directors, stage managers, artists, and venue administration, and an understanding of how all these positions interact/relate.
Knowledge of and access to industry resources for trouble shooting unexpected needs. Front of house management.
Supervisory skills/venue staff. Understanding of merchandising. Familiarity with box office operations/will call, comps, and patron relations.
Log in to http://jobs.monmouth.edu to apply and see the job duties for this position no later than the deadline date.
Posting Date: 06/20/2017
Located along New Jersey's northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 6,200 students in nearly 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including two doctoral programs.
Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University's dynamic learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth's faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating with undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.
Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University's 168-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities. Recent updates include a $47 million renovation to the Edison Science Building and construction of a $16 million stadium, which hosts more than half of the University's student-athletes.
A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Park's legendary music scene and diverse cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ community. Enjoy Red Bank's lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch's redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.
Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report's “Best Colleges,” The Princeton Review's “The Best 382 Colleges,” and Money magazine's “Best Colleges for Your Money.”
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