Work in the arts on campus! 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. 

The Student Employment Office helps students find and apply for jobs on campus through the University of Richmond's Work Program and Federal Work Study awarded as part of student financial aid packages. 

View current open positions with job descriptions.

Student Job Application

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.

Modlin Center Student Employment
The Modlin Center employs more than 40 students annually in a range of positions. A list of all potential Modlin positions is included below. Open positions are posted to the University of Richmond Office of Student Employment.


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.


Marketing Associate: Create promotional print and web media for each season of Modlin Arts Presents performances. This position works directly with the Marketing Manager and Assistant Marketing Manager to publicize events and facilitate the consistent use of Modlin Center design standards across all types of media.

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.

Assistant Box Office Manager: Oversees the Box Office for Modlin Center events, series and single ticket on sales, and assists with group sales. This individual is responsible for recruiting new associates and consistent and effective training of staff. Must be a BXO Associate for at least one year to be considered for this role.

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.

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.

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