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  • Operations and Events Manager, Department of Performing Arts
    Performing Arts
    Georgetown University

    The Operations and Events Manager provides operations leadership and administrative support for the Department’s extensive public-facing efforts, including approximately 350 public events annually, as well as for classes, rehearsals, and other activities for academic programs in Music, Theater & Performance Studies, Dance, and Public Speaking, as well as for more than twenty co-curricular performance groups. As is typical for operating a performing arts center, they support the DPA’s events, performance centered pedagogy, and multifaceted service to the University. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    Front-of-House Operations

    • For departmental performances and public events – including front-line interaction with audiences, including members of the campus and broader DC arts communities:

    • Lead a part-time student patron services staff

    • Manage online ticketing systems

    • Collaborate with the General Manager and students on box-office reconciliations, concessions, etc.

    • Oversee house management, ensuring departmental public safety and updating emergency protocols

    • Perform administrative and operational oversight of performing arts events and initiatives across several campus venues (Davis Performing Arts Center, McNeir Hall, Poulton Hall, and Village C Theater) and events at other non-Departmental venues - Gaston Hall, for example).

    Support for Faculty/Ensemble Directors and Students

    • Coordinate rehearsal and performance scheduling requests

    • Manage calendars for the Music Program, McNeir Hall, and Gaston Hall, and other programs

    • Organizing and supervise spaces, facilities, and equipment critical to instructional needs - such as instrumental repair, tuning of pianos, access to rehearsal spaces, technology in the recording studio and classroom spaces, etc.)

    • Support set-up and strike for events and activities

    • Manage maintenance needs - including documenting and reporting deficiencies, submitting work orders, and interacting with facilities and custodial services

    • Work closely with the General Manager to oversee building and security operations, including all keys to faculty/staff

    • Collaborate with University offices to organize cleaning and regular maintenance for departmental spaces – e.g., offices, classrooms, practice rooms, rehearsal spaces, recording studio or the primary venue of McNeir Auditorium 


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