SFJAZZ.org | Usher

House Usher

SUMMARY
Ushers work closely with members of the public,  volunteers, and with all departments within the SFJAZZ organization.  Candidates serve as Ushers for performances as well as support services for donor events, rentals, and special performances and events. Ushers are responsible for working with Production, Operations and the porters to ensure the cleanliness & maintenance of the auditoriums, restrooms and lobby areas. Ushers will scan patrons’ tickets and assist with general wayfinding.

ABOUT SFJAZZ
SFJAZZ is one of the world’s most popular and important presenters of jazz, presenting over 450 concerts per year to more than 250,000 music fans. The SFJAZZ Center is a beautiful and perfect stage for jazz artists and the community to celebrate the living American art form of jazz. The $64 million Center launched in 2013 and the 38-year-old non-profit organization now crafts distinguished programming and education services from the heart of the San Francisco arts district. In March of 2020, SFJAZZ launched its digital expansion featuring weekly archival Fridays at Five broadcasts, select monthly on demand full concerts, and live stream performances from the SFJAZZ Center. This expansion will continue even with the return of live performances.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

STATUS AND SCOPE

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Working Conditions:
The work schedule requires regular availability on evenings and weekends, with varied needs for daytime availability to support rental events.  The SFJAZZ season generally operates on a performance schedule of Thursday-Sunday,  in addition to rentals which are typically held Monday-Thursday, generally late September through early August. Physical requirements include ability to safely navigate stairs, extended periods of time standing, working in dark environments and lifting up to 35 pounds. 

Salary:
Hourly, and based upon professional and academic experience.

To Apply:
To be considered, please send us: your resume, cover letter and salary history to: jobs [at] sfjazz [dot] org. Include “House Usher” in the subject line.

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls please.

SFJAZZ IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY OF STAFF. We particularly welcome those who bring the gifts of diversity to our organization. People of color, people who identify as LGBTQIA, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Job Title:    House Usher
Department:   Operations
Reports To:   Audience Services Manager 
Prepared Date: July 2021 
FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt On Call

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