Job Vacancy Announcement
Theatre Assistant, On-Call
Auxiliary Services and Event Management
Full Time or Part Time
Hiring Salary Range
$15.02 to $16.52 / hourly
Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)
Regular or Temporary
Job Description Summary
Provide entry-level technical, logistical, and patron support
within the Center for Performing Arts and other campus venues while
broadening and refining core skills through experiential
Continuous recruitment for this position.
- High School Diploma required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- No experience required
- Demonstrated experience in a performing art setting or venue
- Knowledge of basic theatrical concepts and terminology
- Ability to operate theatrical equipment with and, at times,
- Ability to function at a high level within stressful
- Ability to work safely within a team environment
- Ability to speak and write effectively in English
- Ability to operate in multiple physical positions and at
heights in excess of 40ft.
- Ability to work with heavy equipment and supplies ranging from
35 pounds to 100+ pounds.
- Ability to work with specialized Theater equipment and standard
tools, control surfaces, buttons/levers hand tools, ladders, and
CRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria
used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the
applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum
qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be
interviewed. Other information and observations made during the
interview process may be considered in the selection process.
Resume required with the application. Please ensure that your
documents address the criteria listed below for this position
- Assist with Front of House duties such as: checking in of
guests, scanning tickets, and seating of guests, respectful
accommodation and support of patrons with additional needs, as well
as monitoring theater patrons for food, recording, or camera
- Assist with various Box Office related tasks including ticket
sales and preparing tickets for will call.
- Provide excellent customer experience to all who enter the
Center for Performing Arts including addressing customer concerns
or questions, directing patrons, or creating and providing signage
for events and venues.
- Assist with artists hospitality set-up, pre-show check lists,
post-show checklist and other duties as assigned.
- Assist with technical tasks such as set-up, installation, and
operation of stage equipment, AV equipment, and Theatrical
- Assist in the cleaning and maintenance of the production
spaces, performing venues, and event equipment.
- Assist in the construction, set-up, and breakdown, of scenery
- Assist in the on-stage shifting/manipulation of stage scenery
- Assist in the safe entrance/exit of talent to and from
- Assist in set-up, installation, and operation of any theatrical
effects (i.e. stage fog) or the performance of related duties
(clean-up, “Fire Watch”, etc.)
- Assist in supervised activities related to the set-up,
installation, and safe operation of theatrical rigging and/or fly
- Represents the College in a professional, courteous, and
- Assist and perform with the Assistant Technical and Supervisor
Event Support Staff; and/or another Group or Organization’s Staff,
in the execution of a work-shift or presentation of an event.
- Assist and perform in monitoring the overall physical condition
of the stage and the Theater spaces; coordinating or assisting in
repairs as possible and reporting problems that cannot be corrected
to the Assistant Technical or Supervisor Event Support Staff.
- Ensures safe egress of all aisles and exits of the stage and
Theater spaces, maintaining a safe distance around objects for
- Assist and perform in executing technical Theater maintenance
and improvement of equipment, stage, and Theater spaces; coordinate
and assist in repairing equipment or when necessary make
appropriate arrangements to have equipment repaired.
- Performs related work as required
Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively
communicate and interact with other employees and the public
through the use of the telephone and personal contact as normally
defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle or feel
objects and controls. Physical capability to effectively use and
operate various items of office related equipment, such as, but not
limited to a, personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax
Is Background Check Required?
- Availability to work nights and weekends as required
- Significant climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching,
standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and
repetitive motions will be required.
- Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written
- As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present
acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a
U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
- A background investigation will be conducted prior to offer of
employment. A signed authorization for release of personal
information will be required if selected for an interview.
Is the incumbent responsible for working with minor children or
directly engaging with minor children on campus?
Posting Detail Information
Open Until Filled
Background Check Statement
Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe
campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for
applicants being considered for employment. Background
investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record
check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial
(credit) report or driving history check.
Special Instructions to Applicants
; you will receive an email acknowledging
receipt of your application, upon which time no further
communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the
position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is
immediately sent to your references listed on your application.
Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight
requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Which of the following best describes your level of completed
education? (Education details must be included in your
- Master's Degree or above from an accredited
- Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
- Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
- One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is
equivalent to one year)
- Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
- High School Diploma or GED
- None of the above
- * Do you now or in the future require visa sponsorship to
continue working in the United States? As required by the 1986
Immigration Act, candidates must present acceptable documentation
showing that they are a U.S. Citizen or a resident authorized to
work in the U.S.
- * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
- HigherEd Jobs
- Hispanic Outlook
- Personal Referral
- PGCC Website
- Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
- The Chronicle of Higher Ed
- The Washington Post
- Other: Please indicate below
- How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you
selected 'Other' please indicate source:
(Open Ended Question)
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendation 1
- Letter of Recommendation 2
- Letter of Recommendation 3