STUDENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Work in the arts on campus! The Modlin Center and University Museums provide valuable experience in all areas of arts management, including programming and exhibitions, education, operations, customer service and ticketing, marketing, and backstage production. 

Student Employment Office

A campus resource that helps University of Richmond students find and successfully apply for their own jobs on campus through the University's Work Program and Federal Work-Study, awarded as part of student financial aid packages. Visit the Student Employment Office for a list of current open positions and to apply.

You can also attend the Student Job Fair during the first week of classes to learn more about available positions and speak to representatives of Modlin Center and University Museums. Fall 2022 Job Fair will be hosted on the University Forum from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, August 23rd. 

Open positions may include:

Modlin Assistant House Manager

Modlin Assistant Marketing Manager

Modlin Assistant Technician

Modlin Box Office Associate

Modlin Concessions Associate

Modlin Center Student Employment

The Modlin Center employs more than 35 students annually in a range of positions. A list of all Modlin positions is included below. Available positions are posted by the University of Richmond Office of Student Employment.

Arts Administration

Contracts Administrator
Work with the Artist Services Manager to maintain and develop ongoing relationships with artist managers and ensure timely processing of contracts for Modlin Arts Presents events, for current and future seasons. The Contracts Administrator must be able to clearly disseminate and circulate information to all Modlin Center staff and work independently.

Production

Assistant Technician: Responsible for the implementation of theatrical design aspects including audio, lighting, staging, properties, wardrobe, and hospitality. Work directly with the Modlin Center Production Manager and Assistant Production Manager. Previous backstage experience is preferred.

Stagehand: Work with visiting artists and incoming production staff to ensure the implementation of all design aspects, including audio, lighting, staging, properties, wardrobe, and hospitality.

Stage Manager: Act as the bridge between the front of house staff and backstage staff; gather basic show information, such as running times, intermission lengths, and encores, and disseminate that information to the rest of the staff; make sure visiting artists get onto and off stage for their performance.

Marketing

Assistant Marketing Manager: Responsible for publicizing the Modlin Center and its season of events. Assists in the upkeep of the various display boards with up-to-date Modlin Center events and distribution management of Stall Weekly, press releases, and other promotional pieces.

Marketing Assistant: Manage production and distribution of Stall Weekly; assist and advise on social networking initiatives and student marketing initiatives; research upcoming Modlin Center artists for use in marketing projects.

Marketing Materials Designer: Create promotional print and web media for 35 Modlin Center performances annually. The Designer works directly with the Marketing Director to publicize events and facilitate the consistent use of Modlin Center design standards across all types of media.

Assistant Box Office Manager: Oversees the Box Office for Modlin Center events, subscription sales, single ticket sales, and group sales.  This individual is responsible for recruiting new associates and consistent and effective training of staff.

Box Office Associate: Assist with Box Office duties for all Modlin Center events (over 60 events annually): subscription sales, single ticket sales, and group sales.  Help provide accurate information to the university public and the community public about cultural events at the Modlin Center around campus.  The Box Office Associate serves as the first point of contact between patrons and the Modlin Center.

Front of House Operations

Associate House Manager: Oversee the safety and security of patrons at Modlin Center performances and events, lead student house management staff, develop recruitment and training programs for new staff, schedule house management shifts, and recommend strategies to deepen and enrich the patron experience. 

Assistant House Manager: Coordinate and oversee the smooth operation of all front of house audience activities at assigned events and serve as a primary point of communication between House Managers and volunteers. 

Concessions Associate: Sell artist merchandise and concessions to patrons before, during, and after performances in the Modlin Center. The Associate works independently and is responsible for setting up a concessions area, maintaining inventory, basic financial accounting, communicating with artist managers and Modlin staff, tracking sales, and providing excellent customer service to patrons. 

Assistant Operations Manager: Responsible for the daily management of the arts organization and facilities. Works with the Operations Manager to support scheduling of Modlin Center venues, set-up and tear down of events, data entry, and general computer work. Previous front-of-house experience as a house manager or head usher is preferred.