Theatre and Gallery Coordinator

Pennsylvania State University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 07, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Theatre and Gallery Coordinator

The Theatre and Gallery Coordinator at Penn State Altoona provides enhanced direction, facilitation, and visibility to arts programming at Penn State Altoona and the surrounding Central Pennsylvania Community.

The Coordinator anticipates and facilitates programmatic needs in the performing and visual arts and collaborates with faculty, staff, students and community. The Specialist produces and supports arts offerings to diverse audiences with a wide range of art experiences. The Specialist provides support for college and community programming and coordinates rentals, special exhibitions, facilities, scheduling, and marketing.

The Coordinator assists in the scheduling and coordination of over 70 events annually in the Misciagna Family Center for the Performing Arts, including college administrative events, student and faculty projects, community arts and other non-profit programming. Working hours will include some evenings and weekends, determined by scheduled events and activities in the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts. Penn State Altoona offers a competitive salary and attractive benefits package.

  • Facilitation and coordination of all campus performances in theatre, dance and music
  • Facilitation, coordination, installation of all campus visual arts exhibitions
  • Facilitation and Coordination of all community use of performance and art spaces
  • Facilitation of additional academic and university sponsored performances/events
  • Timely communication with Office of Strategic Communications to support promotion and marketing of all arts events
  • Participation in division programming and administrative functions
  • Supervision of work study students, part time staff, and temporary production technical staff
  • Coordination and scheduling of reservations and events in Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts Building and other campus arts spaces
  • Coordination of Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts Building and other campus arts spaces safety protocols and Environmental Health and Safety Arts documentation and reporting
  • Participation in faculty searches, safety committees, gallery committee, division executive committee, senior capstone project consultations, production meetings, and other college committees as deemed necessary

Typically requires a bachelor's degree plus 2 or more years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 2. Additional years of experience beyond level 2 are required, and a master's degree is preferred, for a level 3.

Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

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