Usher, Hylton Performing Arts Center

Prince William, VA
Jun 26, 2017
Jul 21, 2017
Analyst, Research
Full Time

Job Category : Student Wage / Non-Student Wage

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
Usher, Hylton Performing Arts Center

The George Mason University Hylton Performing Arts Center, within the College of Visual and Performing Arts, seeks qualified candidates for the position of Usher (front of house staff). 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.

The Hylton Performing Arts Center opened in May of 2010, and is the region’s first state-of-the-art performing arts center. The partnership with Prince William County, the city of Manassas, and George Mason University has created a project that will educate, entertain and enrich the lives of our citizens. The center provides performance space for local community arts groups, as well as national and international tours which will include everything from Beethoven to Bluegrass (and everything in between). Located on the Science and Technology (formerly Prince William) campus in Manassas, Va., the center has two performance spaces--the 1,166-seat Merchant Hall and the 300-flexible seat Gregory Family Theatre. In addition, the 9,000 square-foot Didlake Grand Foyer provides event space in western Prince William County for receptions up to 600 people and seated dinners for nearly 300.

Responsibilities: The Front of House Staff members are the face of the center. They have direct contact with our patrons. Ushers provide exemplary customer service to every patron entering one of our venues. Our Ushers are responsible for creating a courteous welcoming environment, and providing directions and answers to patrons inquiries. Each Usher may work in a variety of positions ranging from greeter, ticket-taker, and usher to security. Each Usher is expected to arrive dressed for work at the scheduled start time.

Duties: * Provide high-level customer service to all Hylton Performing Arts Center patrons and community partners; and * Adhere to established Front of House procedures to provide a safe and enjoyable experience for all of our guests.

Required Qualifications: * High school diploma or equivalent; * Excellent customer service, communications and interpersonal skills; and * Understanding of and appreciation for the performing arts.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number WG8632 at by July 19, 2017; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

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Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Masons diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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Equity Statement : George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Close Date : 2017-07-19

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