There are no open full-time staff positions at this time.

 

 

Thank you for your interest in student jobs at The PAC. Unfortunately, with so much uncertainty about what Fall 2020 will look like at Purchase, we cannot commit to hiring students at this time. Please check back in August if you are still looking; we should have a clearer picture by then of what our needs will be.

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.

1. Click here and read the full job description and requirements.

2. Click here to apply.

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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 break, 2020, and throughout the 2020-2021 school year, including winter break.

Resumes with cover letter may be submitted for future consideration to Tania Mather, Box Office Manager.
tania.mather@purchase.edu

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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.
Contact: Dan Sedgwick, Operations Manager, dan.sedgwick@purchase.edu.

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Administration
The Performing Arts Center is seeking part-time Receptionists/Office Assistants for the main administrative office. 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: Coni Guhl, Administrative Coordinator, coni.guhl@purchase.edu.

 

Thank you for your interest in internships at The PAC. Unfortunately, with so much uncertainty about what Fall 2020 will look like at Purchase, we cannot commit to taking on student interns at this time. Please check back in August if you are still looking; we should have a clearer picture by then of what our needs will be.

 

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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.driver@purchase.edu .

Note: This is a for-credit internship only. Please submit the appropriate paperwork to ensure credit is received.

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Marketing Intern

The Marketing Intern reports to the Director of Marketing. This is a part-time internship, requiring a minimum commitment of 5 hours per week. We are currently seeking an intern for SPRING 2021.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Informing the campus community about events at The PAC / $5 Rush sale dates; encouraging attendance and participation via distribution of flyers, creating campus e-blasts, social media efforts, website updates
  • Gathering information such as photos, quotes, articles, videos and reviews about upcoming performances and artists
  • Posting event information to various local and regional websites
  • Clipping and filing advertising tear sheets
  • Proofreading of ads and marketing materials
  • Misc office work: purchase orders, check requests, creating / updating spreadsheets to track marketing efforts, and other paperwork as needed
  • Creating and analyzing audience surveys
  • Research projects

Skills required:

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic understanding of marketing principals
  • Familiarity with office software (Word, Excel)
  • Some familiarity with graphic design software a plus (Photoshop, InDesign)

If interested, please e-mail your resume to Mara Rupners, Director of Marketing, mara.rupners@purchase.edu. No phone calls please.

Note: This is a for-credit internship only. Please submit the appropriate paperwork to ensure credit is received.