The Usher assists the House Manager with front of house concert duties for University of Chicago Presents events. Concert responsibilities include communicating with and assisting patrons, scanning tickets, distributing program books, and assisting with set up and clean up before and after the concerts.
Qualifications: Good attention to detail; responsible; experience or comfort with customer service; interest in classical music and/or arts and cultural events is highly encouraged. Applicants must possess excellent interpersonal skills to address patron issues and communicate with staff, and ability to handle fast-paced environment with many interruptions.
This position is for the 2023/24 school year and will be on an as-needed basis. Short notice of schedules may be necessary in some instances. Events typically take place on Friday evenings and Sunday afternoons, with some exceptions. Time commitment is generally 3 hours per concert. Work-study students encouraged to apply.
For a full list of concert dates and more about the organization, visit http://chicagopresents.uchicago.edu.
To apply, send resume and a cover letter describing your related experience and interest to:
Jessica Wolfe, Director of Production and Education