Have you been looking for a way to get more involved at The Academy? Want to earn some extra cash with the world’s coolest part-time job? Great news: The Academy Center of the Arts is now hiring for several part time positions!

Part Time Positions

Front of House Associate

Front of House Associate at The Academy

If you’ve ever wanted to pop piles of popcorn, perfect your pilsner (and other drink) pouring powers, and process plenty of payments (card and cash), the Front of House team would be happy to have you! 

If you’ve been to the Academy before, you’ve likely interacted with a member of the Front of House staff.  In this position, you’ll serve as the smiling face of the Academy, working at the concession stand (preparing orders and processing payments), as well as helping out elsewhere as needed during events.

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to Operations Manager Eden Eskaros at [email protected].

Front of House Manager

Front of House Manager

Are you a great leader? Organized? Great at multi-tasking and following protocol? Take charge of the audience experience as the Front of House Manager!

In this position, you’ll lead event staff and volunteers to provide an unforgettable audience experience. Pre-event, you’ll make sure the lobby and seating area is ready-to-go, as well as educate volunteers about their duties. Throughout the event, you’ll ensure everything is running smoothly, assisting staff, volunteers, and patrons as needed, and taking the lead in case of any emergencies. At the end of the event, you’ll file a report including all relevant information about how things went.

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to Operations Manager Eden Eskaros at [email protected].

Box Office Associate

Are you good with computers and cash? Does a well-organized list, spreadsheet, or workspace make you happy? Have weekends, evenings, and/or afternoons free? Consider joining the Box Office team! 

In this position, you’ll work the Bank of the James Ticketing Office‘s afternoon office hours selling tickets to patrons in person and via phone, as well as answering questions in person, via phone, and via email. On event days, you’ll run the on-site ticketing services: printing pre-ordered tickets, selling walk-up tickets, and assisting patrons who can’t find their tickets or have questions.

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to Box Office Manager Guy Mavinga at [email protected]

Facilities & Custodial Support

Facilities/Custodial Support

Prefer to work behind the scenes? Willing to learn and do a little bit of everything when it comes to facilities maintenance? Join the Facilities/Custodial Team!

In this position, you’ll clean and care for the Academy’s common areas; maintain all cleaning, lawn care, and other equipment; and inform the Facilities Manager of any additional maintenance or supply needs. You’ll also perform the set up and clean up for on campus events, and learn the basics of the Academy’s HVAC, electrical, and security systems.

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to Facilities Manager David Garrett at [email protected].

Seasonal Positions

Youth Theatre Director

Youth Theatre Director

Do you have theatre experience and a passion for working with youth? 

The Academy Center of the Arts is currently seeking directors for two different productions: 1) Fall Season: A kids musical theatre production in the Historic Theatre, rehearsing Mon/Wed in September/October with shows October 13 & 14.  2) Winter Season: A full Christmas musical production in the Historic Theatre, rehearsing Tues/Thurs in November with shows Dec 1 & 2 (no rehearsal week of Thanksgiving). 

For more information, or to apply for one or both positions, please contact Education Manager Kelli Johnson at [email protected]. For your application to be considered, please include your resume, as well as why you would like to direct a show at the Academy.

Camp, Class, or Workshop Instructor

Do you have knowledge about a certain field of art you’d like to share with the world? The Academy Center of the Arts is always open to propositions for new camps, classes, and workshops!

Email Education Manager Kelli Johnson at [email protected] for more information.