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Salary: $54,360.00 - $72,312.00 Annually

Job Type: Fulltime-Regular

Department: Cultural Development

Job Number: 2300085

Closing: 9/25/2022 11:59 PM Arizona

Who we are:
The Cultural Development Department showcases destination drivers in Chandler through the Chandler Center for the Arts (CCA), Chandler Museum, Downtown, Public Art, Special Events, and Vision Gallery. The CCA is a welcoming, vibrant community space with the purpose of elevating our diverse community and creating enriching experiences.  The CCA is collaboratively shared by three distinct entities – the City of Chandler, the Chandler Unified School District (CUSD), and the Chandler Cultural Foundation. With three performance spaces, the CCA presents approximately 40 international and regional performances annually as well as serving as a vital arts space for CUSD students and community events. The CCA's team of employees are highly engaged and deeply committed to one another.   Integrity, interdependence, and a caring work culture are critical to the team's success.

Who we are looking for:
Our new team member will have a passion for customer service, teamwork, and an eye for detail. The Patron Services Coordinator is organized and has the skills to oversee events that serve diverse audiences, with inclusivity and accessibility at the core of their professional philosophy, including knowledge of ADA and DEI best practices.  We seek an energetic, customer service-focused individual with strong supervisory expertise to oversee a team of part-time contract staff and contractors. This position will also manage the Food and Beverage Coordinator as well as the CCA’s volunteer program.  This team member must be safety-focused with experience in implementing security protocols and providing proper emergency training for staff and volunteers; they must have the keen ability to make quick decisions and manage emergency situations. The Patron Services Coordinator must be able to accommodate a flexible schedule that includes mostly evening and weekend hours. It is important for the person in this position to have good verbal and written communication skills, as well as the competency to keep appropriate documentation and measurements relevant to the position.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree in Theatre Arts or related field;
  • Two (2) years experience in house management in a large public assembly facility, event coordination, and/or volunteer coordination including previous supervisory experience; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.  

Desirable Qualifications:

  • First Aid and CPR/AED Certifications;
  • Trained Crowd Manager Certification;
  • Experience with Volgistics or other volunteer management system;
  • Experience with Ungerboeck event management software or other facility scheduling software;
  • Knowledge of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance standards.

To view the complete job description, please click here.
The position available is a regular full-time position and is subject to a six (6) month probationary period.  A register of qualified candidates will be active for four (4) months should another position become available.

The City of Chandler fingerprints all applicants, 18 years of age and older, selected for hire to evaluate the fitness of prospective employees.
Applicants for employment and volunteer opportunities should be aware of the City of Chandler’s policies concerning the use of drugs and alcohol.  These policies have not been altered by the passage of Proposition 207. The use of recreational marijuana is a violation of the City’s Drug Free Workplace Policy. Certain positions within the City are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test.  A positive result for drugs tested under the policy, including recreational marijuana, may be grounds for withdrawal of an offer of employment or volunteer opportunity.
The examination process may vary if determined necessary.  
The City of Chandler is committed to Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation.

To apply, go to the City of Chandler website. 



Reports To:                  Patron Services Coordinator

Pay Range:                  $14-16/hour

This position is a part-time, non-benefited position with no set hours.  Primary work functions happen on Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays. Under direction of the Patron Services Coordinator, this position assists the House Manager & Patron Services Coordinator during events at the Chandler Center for the Arts.  The Assistant House Manager is responsible for monitoring and assisting with overseeing front of house activities during events.  The Assistant House Manager must be able to work well with staff and volunteers to ensure smooth operation of front of house and outstanding customer service to patrons at Chandler Center for the Arts. 

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • Able to stand for long periods of time
  • Willing to work long hours if needed

Preferred/Desirable Qualifications:

  • Six months or more of customer service and/or event experience
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of Front of House operations for performing arts venues
  • Familiarity with Volunteer Management software (Volgistics)
  • Ability to set priorities, remain calm and handle possible emergency situations
  • Effectively present information to a wide variety of contacts including patrons, artists, media, etc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervises approximately 20-40 volunteers at performances and events
  • Coordinates show requirements using a checklist with Patron Services Coordinator and House Manager
  • Responsible for preparing house reports, incident and accident reports and volunteer orientations
  • Monitors theatre, lobbies and restrooms in case of emergency situations, handles questions, comments and complaints that may occur during the pre-show, performance, intermission and post-show 
  • Ability to learn and train others on theatre seating and scanning procedures
  • Excellent customer service skills and positive attitude
  • Maintains high standards for interacting with patrons, staff and volunteers
  • Other duties as assigned


Reports To:                 Lead Custodian
Pay Range:                 $13.50 - $15.50 an hour

This position is a part-time, non-benefited position with no set hours. 
Primary work functions happen on Friday evenings, Saturdays, and Sundays with some weekdays and weekday evenings based on event needs. 
Reporting to the Patron Services Coordinator and with directions from the Lead Custodian, this position assists other custodians during events at the Chandler Center for the Arts. The Custodian Assistant is responsible for cleaning and maintaining the facility during events and before and after events. The Custodian Assistant must be able to work well with paid staff, volunteers, and clients to ensure the smooth operation of all events.

 Minimum Qualifications Required: 
•    Able to stand for long periods of time
•    Willing to work long hours if needed 
•    Ability to lift 50 pounds or more.

 Preferred/Desirable Qualifications: 
•    Prefer some custodial and event set up experience
•    High school diploma or GED
•    Effective communication skills including interpreting written instructions 
•    Ability to clean and maintain theaters, backstage spaces, offices, gallery, and outdoor areas.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
•    Cleans theaters, backstage spaces, offices, and gallery, works with cleaning fluids and chemicals using normal protective equipment, uses machinery such as vacuum cleaners and floor scrubbers, coordinates with other custodians and staff regarding set up and tasks for events, 
•    Responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of lobby and restrooms during events and stocking restrooms, monitors theaters, lobbies, and restrooms during the pre-show, performance, intermission and post-show, 
•    Ability to learn and explain to others lobby setups and theater cleaning procedures,
•    Excellent customer service skills and positive attitude, 

Please submit a resume by email:
Sai Powers
Patron Services Coordinator
Chandler Center for the Arts


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