The Manager of Student Programs & Events works on projects related to Hopkins Center Student Programs including social programs, Hop ensemble operations and performances, independent student performances and other department-wide events and projects. Technical point person for suite of multi-use studios.
Student Programs & Events
Project manager for a wide range of student experiences and performances in Hop spaces and for Hop-sponsored events across campus and on tours.
Manages arts-focused student social programs. Hires, trains and supervises student staff, interns and bartenders. Runs weekly intern meetings to decide programming. Monitors budget and attendance statistics. Is on site during events.
Manages Exploring the Arts, the Hop‚Äôs first-year student Orientation program in September. Organizes and recruits staff and volunteers. Coordinates performances and works with Hop Production and other staff to facilitate production elements.
Helps produce performance aspects of annual Arts at Dartmouth Awards Ceremony. Works with student performers and participating academic departments and Hop Production staff.
Works with independent students and representatives of College-recognized student groups looking to perform in Hop spaces to produce performances.
Takes a leading role in producing other Hop special events.
Helps coordinate Hop Dance program guest artist, rehearsal, residency and performance logistics.
Works with Hop Ensemble Directors to support producing student performances and tours. Assists with and collaborates on integration of technology in student performances.
Occasionally, compiles and edits videos for promotional, recruitment and performance efforts.
Continually assesses Hop student program relevance and impact from a current student perspective. Makes recommendations and helps implement strategies. Collaborates on Hop student program assessment initiatives.
Takes on special projects as requested by the Managing Director/Executive Producer.
Production & Technical
Serves as audio and lighting point person for flexible three-room suite of multi-use studios. (Uses include rehearsals, classes, performance labs, installations, and social events.) Ensures users and groups utilizing the spaces have technical needs met.
Ensures functioning of equipment and reports on problems or technical issues.
Coordinates with Hop Production on sharing of lighting, sound and video equipment.
Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.
3-5 years of professional arts administration experience, technical theater required.
Significant experience with events planning, promotion and execution.
Strong preference for experience working with college-aged populations.
Technical proficiency in digital communications required.
Experience creating and editing video projects is preferred
The Hopkins Center has served as the cultural hub of the Dartmouth College campus in Hanover, NH, since it first opened in November 1962. In 1988 the “Hop” was named by the National Endowment for the Arts as one of the nation’s exemplary performing arts centers.
Each year the Hop sells over 125,000 tickets to 100 or more live performances in virtually all genres of music, theater and dance, plu...s well over 200 film screenings and other events. The Hop also houses classrooms, studios and other facilities, as well as the offices of the Departments of Music and Theater.
The Hop offers a wide variety of co-curricular activities for arts majors and non-majors alike, and all Dartmouth students are eligible to participate on stage or behind the scenes. The Hop produces and presents the work of 8 professionally directed student music and dance ensembles. The Hop’s Student Workshops program provides well-equipped woodworking, jewelry and pottery studio facilities, and offers professional instruction from beginning to advanced levels.
Venues at the Hopkins Center include the 900-seat Spaulding Auditorium, the 480-seat Moore Theater, the Warner Bentley Theater, a flexible “black box” space with up to 180 seats, a small recital hall, plus rehearsal and practice rooms for music and drama. Art facilities include workshops, studios, and galleries.