Lamar University

Lamar University

Production & Audience Services Manager #441944

United States

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Position Information

Posting Number 20112663

Position Title Production & Audience Services Manager #441944 FTE 1.00 Position Type Staff Department Theatre and Dance

Position Summary Information

Job Summary/Basic Function

Who We Are:

Lamar University is a diverse and accessible global university for life-long learners with a passion for broad-based community engagement. As a vital contributor to the socioeconomic wellbeing and resilience of the Gulf Coast region, our expertise is recognized locally and beyond. Lamar University is home to more than 17,000 students and is among the fastest growing Texas colleges and universities. LU is a member of The Texas State University System, which is the first higher education system of Texas and maintains the lowest average tuition and fees of any university system in Texas. With more than 100 degree options and a community that cares, Lamar students are always proud to be Cardinals.

Lamar University is committed to fostering a culture of diversity where students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds can learn, work, and serve.

About This Role:

The Department of Theatre & Dance at Lamar University seeks a full-time staff position in Production Management and Audience Services. Responsibilities include scheduling spaces and space rentals/assignments; assistance with and scheduling of show builds; supporting and organizing outreach and recruiting endeavors; administrative assistance and box office/front of house management; assistance in scenic, lighting, and paint shops; other duties as agreed upon with Department Chair.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Manage all box office and front of house for all Department of Theatre & Dance performances as needed.
  • Assist in scenic, lighting, paint and properties shops as requested and in working with the Technical Director and Design faculty.
  • Work with Technical Director to ensure all appropriate paperwork (F3.33) is filled out for use of spaces and information is communicated to facilities and LUPD in a timely fashion.
  • Work with Administrative Assistant to maintain all space schedules and bookings for departmental and non-departmental/ community groups.
  • Work with Department Chair to invoice all University and non-University groups using the space in a timely manner and to ensure payment is received.
  • Manage all staff and work study/ production/ student workers in box office and front of house for all Theatre & dance performances as needed.
  • Ensure all University and non-University groups have filled out and/or provided all appropriate paperwork for using said spaces and follow appropriate protocol.
  • Manage box office for all external groups as ticketing software becomes available and implemented.
  • Assist with implementation of ticketing software as requested.
  • Benefits:

    At Lamar University one of the ways we show value to our team members is by offering the following perks:

  • Health, dental & vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • State of Texas Retirement plans
  • Tuition covered at 100% for employees, spouses and/or eligible dependent
  • Paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.
  • Minimum Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Key Competencies:

  • Ability to operate credit card machine and online ticketing software.
  • Basic abilities with scene shop tools, painting preferred.
  • Ability to work with Microsoft calendar.
  • Physical Requirements: Ability to lift at least 40 pounds as needed.

    Job Conditions: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm with some after hours and weekends.

    EEO Statement

    Lamar University is An Equal Opportunity Employer

    Veteran's Preference Statement

    Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas 805 Government Code, Section 657.003.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Undergraduate and/or Graduate degree in Theatre/Technical Theatre/ Theatre Management.
  • Experience with Audience Services and on-line ticketing.
  • Experience in areas of technical theatre/design and/or construction for theatre and/or dance.
  • Security Sensitive Statement

    This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

    Salary $45,672 Work Hours

    Application Information

    Posting Date 05/03/2023

    Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions

    Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you claiming Veteran's Preference in accordance with Texas Senate Bill 805, Section 657.003? PLEASE READ IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS: To be considered for Veteran's Preference, applicants must complete and email to [email protected] a Standard Form 15 located at https: // www. to include the required documents per the instructions on the form. Emails MUST also include position titles and posting numbers for each and every position applied for. APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO EMAIL ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS BEFORE A POSTING CLOSES WILL NOT BE AWARDED VETERAN'S PREFERENCE.
  • Yes
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  • Do you have a Bachelor's Degree?
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  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

  • Unofficial Transcript 1
  • Miscellaneous
  • Job details


    Production & Audience Services Manager #441944


    Lamar University


    United States


    May 25, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 11, 2023

    Job type



    Arts and Culture,Education,Mathematics

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