There are no open full-time staff positions at this time.
Thank you for your interest in student jobs at The PAC. There is still some uncertainty about what Fall 2021 will look like at The PAC and we will be updating this page regularly as more information about job opportunities becomes available.
The Performing Arts Center is seeking part-time Receptionists/Office Assistants for the main administrative office for Fall 2021. Must have excellent customer service skills and computer knowledge (Microsoft Office). Office and/or retail experience is a plus. An energetic, positive attitude is essential. For information about applying for this position, see Purchase JobScore. Contact: Ian Driver, Education and Engagement Manager, email@example.com
Front of House – Ushers
The Usher Corps is responsible for the seating and the safety of patrons in all performance venues in The Performing Arts Center. This is a customer service position that requires excellent people skills and an upbeat, can-do attitude. Please read through the job description and requirements before applying via the link below. Qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview. This is a part-time, at-will position; you MUST be able to work weekends.
Box Office Sales
The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College seeks to hire personable and self-motivated individuals for part-time box office sales. Must be organized and detail-oriented, preferably with customer service experience. Computerized ticketing system (Patron Manager) knowledge preferred but willing to train. Flexible schedule. Shifts available days, evenings, and weekends. Must be available to work over summer and winter breaks.
Operations Assistants – Facilities
Assist the Operations Manager with basic building functioning and improvements. Curiosity, an understanding of mechanical processes (how things work), ability to work both independently and collaboratively are important. Experience with tools and construction is helpful. Must be able to lift at least 30 pounds waist-high. These are some of the specific tasks:
• Check and replace light bulbs, door stops and other systems related to basic building function
• Assist with painting and other building improvement projects
• Assist with organization and maintenance of building archives and stock
• Help with the moving and reorganization of offices and storage areas
• Repair furniture and basic building systems when feasible
• Assist in all Center departments as assigned.
Education & Engagement Intern
The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College is seeking an Education & Engagement Intern for the upcoming fall 2020 semester. This opportunity is for students interested in acquiring hands-on experience in managing artists within a professional performing arts environment.
The role of the Education & Engagement Intern is to gain hands-on experience and knowledge of the day-to-day functions of Education and Engagement at The PAC, and collaborate with the Artist Services staff at The Performing Arts Center to ensure smooth delivery of the community engagement and artist partnerships within the program. The ideal candidate will have an advanced understanding of and experience with not-for-profit performing arts. For the duration of this internship, the Education & Engagement Intern will play an important role in Company Management logistics, and in PAC Community Engagement events on campus.
We are looking for reliable candidates with excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills, the ability to work independently, and a strong interest in the performing arts.
The Education & Engagement Intern will assist in hosting performing artists and companies featured in the PAC’s regular season and School Time and Community Engagement programming. This will include assisting with the planning, preparation and/or execution of:
- community engagement activities such as master classes, presentations, and lectures
- performance day activities
- artist rehearsal needs
- hospitality/ catering logistics and set-ups
- artist transportation/chaperoning
While the position offers varied hours with some flexibility of schedule, candidates are expected to have availability on both weekdays and weekends. Please submit your resume and cover letter to Ian Driver, Manager of Community Engagement, The Performing Arts Center. Ian.firstname.lastname@example.org .
Note: This is a for-credit internship only. Please submit the appropriate paperwork to ensure credit is received.
Marketing & Social Media Intern
The Marketing & Social Media Intern reports to the Director of Marketing. This is a part-time internship, with an option to work 5 or 7.5 hours per week. We are currently seeking an intern for SPRING 2022.
Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
- Making updates to PAC website content
- Flagging content for use on The PAC’s social media platforms
- Monitoring and logging key social media metrics
- Assembling e-blasts and BEMs
- Research and other projects as assigned
- Excellent organizational skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- A strong interest in the performing arts
- Some familiarity with HTML and graphic design software a plus (Photoshop, InDesign)
- MUST be self-motivated and able to work independently
If interested, please e-mail your resume to Mara Rupners, Director of Marketing, email@example.com. No phone calls.
Note: This is a for-credit internship. Please submit the appropriate paperwork to ensure credit is received.