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Event Supervisor, Performing Arts Center (Part-time), SUNY Albany, Albany, NY

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,300 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses.

Located in Albany, New York, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.

Job Description:

This is a position that reports to the Operations Director of the Performing Arts Center (PAC). The PAC operates within the College of Arts and Sciences.

The employee will perform the following functions:

  • Supervise events in the PAC and Page Hall (mostly evenings and weekends)
  • Perform setups (Chairs, Tables, Audio and Lighting systems, etc.) for events in the PAC and Page Hall
  • Report all event information back to the PAC Operations Director for policy and billing purposes
  • Work with PAC Operations Director to provide event coordination and customer service
  • Supervise and train student event employees in the assigned tasks
  • Help manage maintenance and inventory of PAC equipment and storage spaces


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education (DOE) or internationally recognized accrediting organization
  • Candidates must have excellent communication skills and a strong sense of responsibility.
  • Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work with a culturally diverse population.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Theatre from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education (DOE) or internationally recognized accrediting organization
  • Previous technical theatre experience
  • Previous stage management or house management duties also preferred.

Additional Information:

Professional Rank and Salary Range: Staff Assistant, SL-2

Start Date: As soon as possible

A review of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the position is filled.

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Application Instructions:

Applicants MUST submit the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter stating all the required minimum qualifications and any of the applicable preferred qualifications
  • Names and contact information for three references

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