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On-Call Event Assistant

Monmouth University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Oct 26, 2023

Monmouth University

On-Call Event Assistant

Department: Center for the Arts

Position Summary:
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 can include: monitoring load in and load out of show equipment; 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 enforcing all house policies during events - no food/drink in theatre, camera policies, etc.; help ushering, ticket taking, merchandising, and working with volunteers; interact with technical crews, road crews, and venue administration to ensure smooth running operations; facilitate our virtual programs (Tuesday Night Record Club, Tuesday Night Book Club, World Cinema Series Q&A's and other on-line events).

A complete list of job duties is available at

Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Valid Automobile Driver's License in your state of principal residence

Required Skills or Software:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, Must be able to treat confidential and sensitive information appropriately, Basic Knowledge of MS Word 2016, Basic Knowledge of MS Excel 2016, Must be able to utilize a variety of computer software programs in order to successfully complete assigned tasks, Must be able to operate a variety of office equipment

Required Years of Experience: 3

Other Requirements:
Familiarity with coordination of arts programming.

Preferred Qualifications:
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. Ability to launch and monitor virtual events.

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Posting Date: 03/25/2022
Closing Date:

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 5,400 students in 61 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including four 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 170-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.

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 387 Colleges,” and Money magazine’s “Best Colleges for Your Money.”

Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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