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Posted Job Title
Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt
Job Description Summary
Penn Live Arts (PLA) at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking
enthusiastic customer service oriented part-time Ushers to join
PLA's Front of House team.
Ushers play a significant role in the FOH department, offering the
highest level of customer service for any patron, artist, client or
visiting member of the public.
Responsibilities of ushers include, but are not limited to:
- Way finding
- Ticket taking
- Seating patrons
- Passing out programs
- Enforcing theatre/building policies
- Assisting patrons with accessibility needs
- Overseeing load in and load out of Rental set-up
- Other duties as needed
In doing so, Ushers are essential to ensuring a memorable and safe
theatre experience at a variety of events, from performances to
lectures to receptions.
Qualified applicants have a friendly and professional demeanor,
excellent customer services skills, enjoying being part of a team,
and an ability to multi-task and work well under pressure.
PLA events will primarily take place at the Annenberg Center for
the Performing Arts, but there may be off-site shifts, as
Usher shifts occur mostly nights and weekends, but availability
during the day is a plus.
We encourage all applicants with a unique perspective to apply,
including Students, Artists, Working Professionals, Career Changers
and so forth. We are committed to diversity in all areas both on
stage and in Front of House.
The pay for this position is $15.00/hour.
Please note: The position requires one to stand for long periods of
time, may require late nights or weekends and occasional heavy
lifting. Parking is not free on the University of Pennsylvania
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Penn Live Arts
$7.25 - $15.00 Hourly Rate
Salary offers are made based on the candidate's qualifications,
experience, skills, and education as they directly relate to the
requirements of the position, as well as internal and market
factors and grade profile.
Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis
of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion,
creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age,
disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected
Background check may be required after a conditional job offer is
made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the
requirements of the job.
To apply, visit https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/en-US/recruiting/upenn/careers-at-penn/job/Annenberg-Center/USHER_JR00069538