Concessions Associate – Modlin Center for the Arts – 478899

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Concessions Associate – Modlin Center for the Arts – 478899


The Concessions Associate is responsible for operating Modlin concessions services during scheduled events. This includes setting up and breaking down, inventory control, sales, money handling, storage of all supplies, and proper handling of alcoholic beverages, per the Virginia Department of Alcohol and Beverage Control.

Applications for this position will be accepted on a continuous basis, however, review of applications will only be conducted twice a year: a November/December review for spring semester hires and a July/August review for fall semester hires.

***For full consideration candidates must complete the online application, attach a resume, and document answering the questions below:

Please provide brief answers to the following questions.
1. This position is part-time, temporary, and works irregular hours, mostly evenings and weekends, does this work for you?
2. Explain why you wish to work for Modlin Center, what is your personal connection to the Arts?
3. Do you have point-of-sale experience, if so, briefly describe?
4. Do you have house management or event management experience, if so, briefly describe?
5. Are you CPR Certified? Expiration date?


Sales and Customer Service (50%)

  • Set up all concessions equipment and supplies, including food and beverage, according to established procedures. Break down, properly store, and restock all supplies.
  • Keep accurate inventory of snack bar, alcoholic beverages, and supplies and reconcile financial transactions. Assist in ordering/procuring supplies, as necessary.
  • Handle money and other forms of legal tender in compliance with established procedures.
  • Understand and use point of sale system and software as trained.
  • Provide consistent, excellent customer service.

Management and Communication (50%)

  • Ensure compliance with all Virginia Department of Alcohol and Beverage Control regulations to include distribution, service, security, inventory, and record-keeping for alcoholic beverages.
  • Complete required paperwork and settlement reports.
  • Assist in clean up of designated areas.
  • Train and oversee concessions workers.
  • May be asked to perform other duties as needed.


  • Ability to work in a positive manner in a team setting and deal courteously with all University clients, faculty, staff, and co-workers.
  • Ability to deliver excellent customer service.
  • Provide excellent communication and reporting skills.
  • Ability to assume responsibility and work independently without direct supervision.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and apply policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, with extended irregular work hours, including evenings and weekends.
  • Understand cash and accounting systems as trained.
  • Basic mathematical skills.
  • Strong people and communication skills.
  • Candidates must adhere to Virginia ABC rules, regulations and laws.


  • High school diploma or educational equivalent.
  • 1 year of experience in retail sales or customer service preferred.


  • This is a temporary position that works as needed. Primarily evening and weekend hours with flexibility required depending on production schedule and need.

Pay Grade 1
To see more detailed salary information please review the University of Richmond's Compensation Structure.

Located minutes from downtown Richmond, Virginia, the University of Richmond ( blends the intimacy of a small college with exceptional academic, research, and cultural opportunities usually found only at large institutions. Richmond offers a unique combination of undergraduate and graduate programs. Our School of Arts & Sciences anchors Richmond as a nationally ranked liberal arts university. A ranked business school, the nation’s first school of leadership studies, a highly respected law school, a nationally recognized international education program and the community-focused School of Professional and Continuing Studies build on that strong foundation and make this university something unique.

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Posted: 12/11/2018
Application Due: 10/4/2019
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