Bachelor's Degree in business management, theater arts, or related field is required.
Online App: 17916
The Artist and Event Services Coordinator, Center for the Arts at Eastern Kentucky University, directs the operation of all events for a two-theatre, multi-purpose facility to include back-of-house, volunteer and rental operations. The Artist and Event Services Coordinator coordinates and oversees artist service details, residency activities and community performances. The incumbent will manage budget and expenses and coordinate activities with others to effectively execute all Center events in compliance with event contracts. The incumbent serves as the on-site manager in charge back-of-house hospitality operations at all events and represents the Center. The Artist and Event Services Coordinator develops and implements event management strategies that encourage repeat customers by creating an excellent overall customer experience. This position will assist as back up assistance with box office operations.
One year of directly related experience is required, preferably including experience in event planning, customer service, and/or front of house guest service management.
Eastern Kentucky University is a regional, coeducational, public institution of higher education offering general and liberal arts programs, pre-professional and professional training in education and various other fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located in Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, Eastern has a distinguished record of more than a century of educational service to the Commonwealth. Situated near the heart of the Bluegrass, Richmond is served by a network of major highways that make Eastern easily accessible from all parts of Kentucky and surrounding states. Richmond is 26 miles southeast of Lexington, Kentucky. Interstate Highways I-75 (north-south) and I-64 (east-west) make the metropolitan areas of Cincinnati, 112 miles to the north, and Louisville, 110 miles to the west, within convenient distance by automobile. Richmond is also served by U.S. Route 25 from Southeastern Kentucky and Kentucky Route 52 from the east and west. The Bluegrass, Mountain, Daniel Boone, and Cumberland Parkways provide even greater accessibility by automobile since the city is located near the convergence of these arterial highways into the interstate system. Richmond, ...the county seat of Madison County, is one of the Commonwealth's fastest-growing cities, with about 33,000 residents. The community provides an excellent environment for the university student and boasts a regional shopping mall, theaters, live entertainment, fine dining, cultural events and activities, as well as many areas of historic and scenic interest. Fort Boonesborough State Park, birthplace of Kentucky, is located 12 miles to the north. Many other historical sites are within easy driving distance. Scenic and recreational areas surround this section of the state .