Front of House Coordinator, Center for the Arts

Fairfax, VA
Jul 22, 2023
Sep 30, 2023
Program Manager
Full Time
Front of House Coordinator, Center for the Arts George Mason University's Center for the Arts seeks qualified candidates for a part-time Front of House Coordinator. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.About the Position:The Front of House Coordinator is responsible for day-to-day operations in the Front of House (FOH) office. They are responsible for prep work for events in the Center for the Arts, post event reporting and record keeping. The FOH Coordinator takes a lead advancing small events and acts as House Manager during select performances. Responsibilities:Coordinate CFA lobby events from start to finish; including conducting meetings with clients, creating layout diagrams, coordinating vendors, and maintaining staffing schedules throughout the event planning process;Serve as House Manager during select performances; this includes overseeing FOH staff (ushers, usher supervisors, etc.) and patron operations;Maintain personnel files for the FOH staff, including the hiring of staff;Serve as point of contact for FOH staff for account issues or general questions;Create and share recaps on staffing for events for billing purposes;Maintain front of house inventory (tables, chairs, usher uniforms, etc.); andOther duties as assigned.Consults with:CFA staff (scheduling coordinator, production, box office, etc.);GMU Event Services and Catering Staff;Center for the Arts FOH staff (ushers, usher supervisors, house managers); andOutside Clients.Required Qualifications:Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel);Excellent organizational skills;Must be able to work nights and weekends; andKnowledge of front of house operations a plus. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate in person and on the telephone. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel in order to operate computer keyboard, office equipment, and other essential tasks. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, bend, stoop, crouch, and reach with hands and arms. This position frequently lifts, carries, or otherwise moves and positions objects weighing up to 25 pounds and may walk as much as 2 miles using stairs during a two hour period. Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment may be high due to an open/shared office space with box office staff. Payment: $19/hr

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