University of Wisconsin–Madison

Student Jobs

University of Wisconsin–Madison


Front of House Manager

Apply now Job No: 499226
Division/Organization: College of Letters & Science
Department: Mead Witter School Of Music
Job Type: UW Student Jobs
Remote Eligbility: Not Remote
Salary/Wage Range or Lump Sum: 15
Job Categories: Leadership, Critical Thinking/Problem Solving, Teamwork/Collaboration, Professionalism/Work Ethic, Performing and Visual Arts

Department Overview:

Mead Witter School of Music

Anticipated Start Date:

August 2021

Anticipated End Date (If Applicable):


Remote Work Eligibility Detail:

This is a 100% on-site position. 

Anticipated Hours Per Week:

10-20 hours per week


Schedule is variable depending on performance schedule.  Hours would be variable, but exclusively evenings & weekends.

Salary/Wage Range/Lump Sum:


Number of Positions:



Applicants must have an excellent work ethic, a positive attitude, and a good rapport with facility users. Looking for someone who can train and start in August 2021, and continue for the 21-22 academic year as well. Graduate student and previous experience with performing arts events preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


Position Summary/Job Duties:

• Coordinate ushers to ensure all tasks are done and HMC is ready for an audience.

• Help to welcome and direct audience members

• Manage any issues that come up

• Stay on through post-concert duties, especially when there are receptions.

• Ensure HMC is clean and ready for an audience.

• Prepare theater for the show’s audience such as reserving seats, working out logistics of seating for large school groups, etc.

• Welcome the audience and act as the “face” of the HMC

• Work with Box Office staff to resolve any ticketing problems

• Address patrons’ concerns, issues, and questions

• Ensure health and safety policies are in place; responsible for leading emergency procedures and protocols.

• Coordinate the start of each show through clear communication with the Stage Manager

• Oversee any pre- or post-concert activities such as receptions, Q&A, or meet-and-greets with


COVID-19 Workplace Safety:

Please review and be aware of the Student Employee COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy.

Physical Demands:

Must be able to lift and move furnishings and equipment. 

Institutional Statements:

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

UW-Madison is an Equal Employment, Equal Access Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background-people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit:

Accommodation Statement:

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:


Advertised: Central Daylight Time
Applications close: Central Daylight Time

Back to search results Apply now Refer a friend

Share this:

| More

Remote Eligibility

Job Type

Job Categories/

Job Categories
Job Outcomes