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Student Job Opportunities

GET INVOLVED WITH CAROLINA PERFORMING ARTS

Carolina Performing Arts is one of the most exciting places to work on campus. Opportunities for part-time employment currently exist for Tech Staff, House Staff, and in our Artist Services department. Opportunities for eligible work-study students exist in various departments. Descriptions of available positions can be found below. Positions are filled as needed.

Tech Staff
All new tech staff members begin as technicians. Technicians are expected to assist with load-ins, set ups, maintenance, events, and strikes for Memorial Hall, Gerrard Hall, and Historic Playmakers Theater. Hours vary by event. Shifts are scheduled around student class schedules. Employees must be available for a minimum of 15 hours/week. Note that events dictate night and weekend hours; availability for both is a must. Candidates must be able to stand for the entire shift and lift and carry 40 pounds. Prior experience is considered but not required.

For questions about part-time Tech Staff jobs, please email CPAstudentjobs@unc.edu.

House Staff
All new house staff members begin as ushers. Ushers are responsible for the customer service (venue preparation) and patron relations (assisting patrons and audience safety) side of all events in Memorial Hall, Gerrard Hall, and Historic Playmakers Theater. Hours will vary by event. Shifts are scheduled around student class schedules. Employees must be available for a minimum of 15 hours/week (two weekday nights and one weekend night). Candidates must be able to stand for shifts lasting 3-6 hours and lift 30 pounds. Prior experience is considered but not required.

For questions about part-time House Staff jobs, please email CPAstudentjobs@unc.edu.

Photographer/Videographer

The photographer and/or videographer is responsible for documenting Arts@TheCore events, artist residencies, classroom visits, and other activities and performances throughout the year. Successful candidates will have experience and comfort with event photography/videography that includes a variety of settings, people, and lighting conditions; strong communication skills; a flexible schedule; and an interest in the arts. Editing experience is a plus. Hours will vary based on the event and performance calendar, though will average approximately 10 hours per week. Some night and weekend availability is required.

Completed applications and questions about the position should be sent to ashackel@unc.edu.

Artistic Associate
This position is currently filled.

The below positions are recruited through the UNC Work-Study program. Applications for Fall 2016 will open on the UNC Work-Study site on August 2nd.

Ticket Services Staff
All new Ticket Services staff members begin as Sales Associates.  Sales Associates provide excellent service to Memorial Hall patrons whether in person at the Box Office windows or over the telephone. Sales Associates are expected to represent Memorial Hall Ticket Services and Carolina Performing Arts by always delivering the highest levels of customer service.  Day-time shifts are scheduled around student class schedules; however, as events dictate night and weekend hours, availability for both is a must. Prior experience is considered but not required.

Administrative Associate
Students in this position serve as the first face visitors see when arriving at the Carolina Performing Arts Administrative Office in the Porthole Building. Staff are expected to greet and direct visitors, respond to phone and in-person requests for information, distribute mail and perform other tasks as assigned. Day-time shifts are scheduled around student class schedules. Prior experience is considered but not required.

Development Associate
This position is currently filled.

For questions about Work-Study positions, please email CPAstudentjobs@unc.edu.