Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
Performing Arts Center
Proposed Minimum Salary
Corpus Christi, Texas
TAMU-CC is a dynamic university designated as both a
Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and Minority-Serving Institution
(MSI) with approximately 11,000 students from 47 states and 54
foreign nations. We employ over 1,400 full-time and 2,000 part-time
Islanders (including students/GAs). The University attracts highly
talented faculty and staff and offers an array of undergraduate and
graduate degrees, including doctoral programs. As a member of the
Texas A&M University System, TAMU-CC benefits from a range of
resources, increased visibility and influence, and opportunities to
collaborate in mutually beneficial ways with peers across member
institutions and associated agencies.
TAMU-CC's beautiful campus is located on a 240-acre island on
Corpus Christi Bay and was ranked #1 College by the Sea by Best
College Reviews. Our natural setting is enhanced by its modern,
attractive, and state-of-the-art classroom buildings and support
From our generous
and professional development opportunities, to
our retirement programs and our commitment to service excellence,
the Island University is an engaging and rewarding place to
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The Performing Arts Center at Texas A&M University—Corpus
Christi hosts, produces and executes over 350 events per year. With
5 fulltime staff members and more than 30 student workers, the
Performing Arts Center presents events ranging from music recitals,
orchestras to speaker series and dance performances. The role of
the Events Specialist is important to the team as this person is
the central contact for all clients and building staff regarding
event logistics and planning. The Events Specialist must be detail
orientated and able to juggle several projects at once.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
- Facilitate client meetings to determine needs for client events
and document those needs with the highest degree of professionalism
and expertise. Work with performing artists from all genres (i.e.
symphony orchestras, theatrical productions, solo musicians, famous
touring acts, university students and ensemble directors, etc.).
Facilitate front of house setups as events require (i.e.
setups/tear-downs in lobby, and greenroom, to include chairs,
tables, stands, risers, pipe & drape, etc. and stanchions in
the seating areas for ceremonies). Also work with A&M System
and Facilities on providing event schedule needs for HVAC and
cleaning of PAC.
- Under the direction of the Facilities Manager hires, trains,
evaluates and assists with supervision of student worker
- Under direction of PAC Director, maintains daily calendar for
- Maintains PAC web pages and conducts client/user post-event
- Administrator of Prepared - cloud-based management software and
workflow platform for the PAC. Responsible for inputting
information gathered from meetings and for making sure all staff
and details for each event are up to date in the program.
Responsible for training staff and students to use the
- As needed, provide technical assistance under the supervision
of (or absence of) the Technical Manager and Technical Coordinator
in running lights, sound, AV, and providing staging requirements
for the PAC to include but not limited to setting and striking all
furniture and equipment needed to facilitate the event on
- Perform other duties as assigned.
WHAT THEY WOULD LIKE TO SEE
- High School diploma or GED.
- Four (4) years of related experience.
- Intermediate Skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel,
PowerPoint, and Outlook).
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Listens
intently and gets clarification where needed. Positive
- Ability to work independently and efficiently with minimal
supervision (self-motivated). Ability to work in a fast-paced
- Excellent attention to detail.
- Bachelors degree.
- University experience.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a
criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon
the institution's verification of credentials and/or other
information required by the institution's procedures, including the
completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability
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