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EMPAC Front of House Event Staff

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Work type: Part Time, Seasonal or Temporary
Location: Troy, NY
Categories: Staff

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For nearly 200 years, Rensselaer has been defining the scientific and technological advances of our world. Rensselaer serves over 7,600 undergraduate and graduate students from 49 states and 63 countries. Guided by the Rensselaer Plan 2024, Rensselaer seeks to transform the delivery of pedagogical innovations, and to be a transformative agent in the 21st century and beyond.

Job Summary

Assist the Front of House team in preparing for events and patrons. Greet and guide patrons into venues, answer questions, resolve ticketing issues, and distribute programs. Supervise student ushers as needed for individual events. Post- event requires cleanup and ensuring smooth guest departure. Support Artist services as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School/Equivalent with 1 or more years in Exemplary customer service in working with the public.
  • Box office, or theater house experience (in HS, or community theater).

Relevant combinations of education, training and experience may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

Desired experience: theater experience on show night dealing with public and patrons. 

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Clean drivers license.
  • Positive and friendly customer service skills
  • Ability to provide others direction.


Part time - weekends or evenings occasionally required

Salary Range/Rate

Expected hiring range:   $21.00-$50.00

Pay transparency disclosure:  The selected candidate’s salary will be determined based on factors that include the available budget, internal equity, and the final candidate’s qualifications, experience, education and other job-related credentials. This hiring range is provided as Rensselaer’s good faith estimate of the expected hiring range at the time of posting.

Application instructions


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Job Posted Date

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Culture of Safety at Rensselaer

Rensselaer is committed to providing a safe and healthy living, learning, and working environment for its faculty, staff, and students.  As such, we strongly recommend that faculty, staff and students obtain a COVID-19 vaccination and remain current with available boosters to protect themselves, as well as to protect vulnerable members of the community.

We welcome candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic, national and international perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer.




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