CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
The Concessions staff members ensure the accurate, friendly, and efficient operation of the BCT Concessions while providing services to concessions-purchasing patrons. Concessions staff members report to the Concessions Manager and are responsible for:
- Dependability and timeliness regarding all scheduled shifts;
- Attending a monthly, paid staff meeting;
- Working respectively within a team environment;
- Efficiently and accurately conducting transactions with customers with good humor and spirit;
- Utilizing an electronic point of sale system and balancing a cash drawer;
- Following all organizational procedures regarding shift set up, tear down, cleaning, and restocking; and
- Maintaining efficiency and cleanliness of the concessions area during show shifts.
The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years food service experience with a high level of performance, be outgoing, detail-oriented, and interested in working in a team environment.
Must be at least 21 years of age and eligible for an Indiana server’s license. This position requires the use of stairs, the need to lift/carry over 20 lbs, and long periods of standing, in addition to general office tasks.
Average of 5-10 hours per week, some weeks will require more hours, some less, but the schedule is set 3-4 months in advance
Scheduling flexibility required, this is not a good position for someone who has other firm commitments during evening or weekend hours
$12/hour starting salary
– Double time when required to work on any of the 9 paid BCT holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and two floating holidays determined in Jan each year
After successful completion of three-month probationary period:
Access to free tickets to shows at the BCT
Reimbursement for server’s license fee
After one year:
Eligibility for merit incentive (bonus) based on percentage of total payroll represented by your position and your last evaluation score
Matching retirement contributions to a SIMPLE IRA up to 3% of your salary
Sami Marshall, Events Manager
Resumes and cover letters accepted on an ongoing basis
Please include an explanation of how a part-time position suits your needs in your cover letter.
This position is designed for students interested in the music industry but is open to all. Accommodations can be made to meet class or degree internship requirements.
Help us spread the word about upcoming performances by nationally-touring artists and provide support when these artists arrive at the theater, ensuring that our contractual requirements are satisfied and they have a positive experience at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater.
- A semester-long commitment to work a total of 40-50 hours on an varying schedule
- Schedule will be determined by concert dates but schedule will be developed for the entire semester at the beginning of each semester
- Must be extremely responsible and dependable
- Must have a commitment to quality work, we can only hire self-motivated individuals
- Must have a car and provide proof of insurance
- Postering for “BCT Presents” concerts across the community
- Shop for food items based on hospitality requirements of each artist
- Ensure that food is available according to hospitality requirements of each artist
- Facilitate meals at downtown restaurants, through take-out orders or by escorting artist to restaurant
- Be available at the theater as a runner/driver for certain artists
- Provide documentation for all purchases and assist with post-event cleanup
This position is unpaid but mileage will be reimbursed for all tasks.
Sami Marshall, Events Manager
Resumes and cover letters are accepted on an ongoing basis, but most hires are made at the end of the spring and fall semesters for the following semester.
Only IU students approved for federal work study funding are eligible for these positions. Not sure if you are work study eligible? Log into One.IU and search for your financial aid information. Click on the current year and if you have received a Federal Work Study award, you will see a dollar amount listed under that category.
- A semester-long commitment to the weekly schedule. The number of hours per week varies by person, depending on work-study award amount, but seven to ten hours per week is typical.
- Availability for weekend shifts.
- An outgoing and upbeat attitude. You will be handling a great deal of patron interactions.
- A commitment to quality work. We can only hire self-motivated individuals.
- Interest in working as part of a team.
- Promote events and provide ticket-sales services to our patrons.
- Welcome and orient visitors to downtown Bloomington.
- Gain expert knowledge in area attractions and amenities.
- Develop the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people.
Rebecca Stanze, Associate Director
Resumes and cover letters are accepted on an ongoing basis, but most hires are made at the end of the spring and fall semesters for the following semester. When you submit your application, please include your 10-digit IUID so we can verify work study eligibility.
These positions are unpaid, although academic credit and partial work-study funding is possible.
- A minimum commitment of 20 hours per week for the entire period of May 1 – Aug 31 (up to 40 hours per week possible)
- An ability to work day shifts, evenings, and weekends. The schedule is varied, but established in May for the entire summer.
- An outgoing and upbeat attitude. You will be handling a great deal of patron and promoter interactions.
- An ability to manage lots of details. You will be responsible for the safe and successful execution of events.
- Being responsible and organized. Timeliness, dependability, and self-sufficiency are the keys to success in this position.
- Staff the BCT Box Office & Downtown Visitors Center:
- Promote events and provide ticket-sales services to our patrons
- Welcome and orient visitors to downtown Bloomington
- Gain expert knowledge in area attractions and amenities
- Develop the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people
- Serve as house managers for events
- Work on projects in assigned administrative areas
- Learn how a presenting and community venue operates
- Meet and work with artists and arts organizations of all types, from nationally-touring performing artists to local community groups
- Earn important work experience and references for future job searches
- You come ready to work and learn about the industry as a whole.
- You take your work for the theater seriously. A strong work ethic is a MUST.
- You are willing to work closely and well with a team.
- You are excited about the opportunity to see the inside of the presenting world.
Sami Marshall, Events Manager
Resumes and cover letters are accepted on an ongoing basis, but summer hires are generally made in February/March.