Department of Theatre Arts - Financial Student Assistant (Graduate Student - 23/24)

University of LaVerne
June 30, 2024
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Job Title Department of Theatre Arts - Financial Student Assistant (Graduate Student - 23/24)

Student Position Type Non Federal Work Study/La Verne Work Appointment Type Part-Time FTE Work Schedule

Flexible Schedule working weekdays, some evenings and weekends. Ideal candidates can work 20 hours a week

Department Manager Hiring Manager Alan Tollefson Number of Vacancies 2

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Diversity Statement

The University supports a diverse and inclusive environment where students recognize and benefit from the life experiences and viewpoints of other students, faculty, and staff. Diversity is an active and intentional practice that supports difference and multiplicity to expand knowledge, educate capable citizens, develop the whole person, and serve our local and global communities. Promoting and sustaining diversity is a commitment to educational quality and the creation of positive, respectful learning communities.

Job Description Summary

Assist with day-to-day operations of the department including but not limited to: providing support for production including tracking budgets, financial record-keeping, and managing box office and front of house for our theatrical season.

Specific Duties

Box Office Management:

  • Create events on eventbrite to manage ticket sales/reservations for our department productions
  • Handle money and track revenue garnered from theatre productions and other ticketed events
  • Produce box office reports
  • Document work -updating the publicity handbook
  • Administrative support:

  • Track expenses and reconcile accounts, collect receipts for our accounts and produce monthly reports.
  • Manage contracts for outside providers ie. designers, visiting artists, and rental groups
  • Document work-updating the publicity handbook
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Candidates must be enrolled in a graduate program at the University of La Verne.
  • At minimum candidates must demonstrate a familiarity with some of the tools and techniques related to the theatre publicity such as computer software, video, or computer programming by providing a letter of recommendation that speaks to the candidates character and experience.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Ideal candidates will have worked on more than one high school or college theatre production and can demonstrate requisite skills in graphics, writing, and video production by way of a portfolio or a letter of recommendation.
  • This position requires patience, a sense of humor, and a sincere desire to help others achieve the highest levels of success in theatre production in order to foster lifelong learning, diversity, and community building.
  • Benefits Summary

    Employees are eligible for the following benefits:

    One hour of Paid Sick Leave for every 30 hours worked, with a maximum accrual of 24 hours of Paid Sick Leave per year and capped at 48 hours.

    University of La Verne Defined Contribution Retirement Plan – can contribute employee voluntary contributions, excluding wages derived from federal work study funds.

    In accordance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA), employees who work an average of 30 or more hours per week, will be eligible for medical coverage through the University of La Verne.

    Covered under the University of La Verne Workers Compensation Insurance.

    Location La Verne Central Campus If Other, please specify.

    Hiring Pay Rate

    Hourly Rate $17.00

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number 20190556SE

    Special Instructions to Applicants

    Please be ready to articulate how your work as a financial assistant can benefit our department and how this experience may relate to your future or immediate goals.

    Open Date 07/01/2023 Close Date 06/30/2024 Open Until Filled Yes Quick Link https: //

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  • Resume
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  • Letter of Recommendation 1
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