House Manager, Newman Center for the Performing Arts

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Work type: Staff Part-Time
Location: Denver, CO
Categories: Events

Position Summary

The Newman Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Denver is currently seeking part-time House Managers to assist with the execution of events at the Newman Center. House Managers are responsible for assisting with a variety of front of house operations at the Newman Center.

These are non-benefited, part-time positions not to exceed 1,000 hours in a calendar year.

Essential Functions

  • Support the Newman Center with front of house event operations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Contribute to a welcoming environment and excellent customer service for all Newman Center participants and patrons.
  • Recognize and respond effectively and efficiently to emergencies as well as a variety of patron needs in a fast-paced environment.
  • Volunteer management
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment.
  • Able to work both individually and as part of a team.

Required Qualifications

  • Prior experience in customer service or retail.
  • Ability to work on his/her/their feet for extended periods, navigate stairs and lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Basic computer skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in front of house management in a performing arts venue preferred.
  • Crowd management experience

Work Schedule

Part-time, hours will vary. Must be available to work nights and weekends.

Application Deadline

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. 

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Hourly Range

The hourly range for this position is $19.00-$21.00.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate’s sex or any other protected status.


The University of Denver offers some benefits for non-benefited employees. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, military enlistment, or veteran status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the University's educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; the Americans with Disabilities Act; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; Equal Pay Act; Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act; the Colorado Protecting Opportunities and Workers' Rights ("POWR") Act; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For more information, please see the University of Denver's Non‑Discrimination‑Statement.

All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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