UNT System Overview:
Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.Posting Title:
Event Support CoordinatorDepartment:
UNT-College of Music-Gen-134000Job Location:
DentonFull Time/Part Time:
The Murchison Performing Arts Center is home to the renowned University of North Texas College of Music. Located in Denton, Texas, the facility is host to world-class performances by students, faculty, guest artists and community members. Position Overview:
This position will coordinate all events occurring in the Murchison Performing Arts Center, overseeing all front of house activites, and acting as point of contact between internal and external clients for all bookings. Providing event coordination and front of house support for selected events in the Concert Hall, as requested and approved by the Associate Dean of Operations.Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree and two years of professional experience related to event planning; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.Preferred Qualifications:
• Demonstrated event management skills.
• Excellent customer service skills.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
• Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.
• Ability to work on call during events including nights and weekends.
• Ability to work effectively in a high stress people-oriented environment.
• Demonstrated skill in computer use and related software programs.
Five years of highly responsible and varied office administration or business management experience; or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.Work Schedule:
Varies. Regular Schedule 8:00-5:00, Weekends, EveningsDriving University Vehicle:
This is a security sensitive position.EEO Statement:
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.Classification Title:
Event Support CoordinatorPhysical Requirements:
Carrying, Cleaning, Climbing, Crawling, Kneeling, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Lifting up to 50 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicateo:
Act as manager of all box office operations as related to cash handling, design of tickets, maintaining ticket stock, interfacing with technical service personnel regarding computer/printer/network issues so as to keep operations smooth.o:
Generate ticketing plans tailored to their event needs.o:
Act as lead staff member on current event ticketing software by maintaining all data, training and assigning students/staff, and ensuring all event details are correctly inputted in a timely fashion for a successful event result.o:
Event Coordination software: act as lead staff member on current event management software by maintaining all data, training new staff, and ensuring all event details are correctly inputted in a timely fashion for a successful event result.o:
Vetting/Budgeting/Scheduling of events: act as MPAC booking agent to ensure that the date and time of an event will account for the resources needed for the event to be successful, and maintain communication on said details with COM scheduling office. o:
Act as lead staff member on current event management software by maintaining all data, training new staff, and ensuring all event details are correctly inputted in a timely fashion for a successful event result.o:
Schedule production meetings: when needed, schedule a production meeting with all necessary facility staff and the customer to ensure that all needs are covered completely.o:
Attend production meetings: when needed, attend production meetings with other facility staff and the customer, to ensure box office needs are covered completely. Ensure the events success by personally attending events and/or oversee event staff to function at a high level in your absence.o:
Update various social networking sites on which the Murchison Performing Arts Center has a web presence with information about prominent events in a timely fashion.o:
Prepare invoices for the customer for payments due and to review the event for future improvements and create contracts for external customers, reflecting charges for services into a contract template and modify the contract language as needed for UNT requirements.o:
Hire, train, schedule and provide oversite to the ushers and front of house managers for all events.o:
Maintain appropriate level of ongoing communication with customers to ensure their needs have not changed since initial meeting – convey changes in a timely manner to other staff members impacted by those changes.o:
Other duties as assigned by the Associate Dean of Operations/ Chair of Conducting and EnsemblesPosting Number:
S2324PQuicklink for Posting: