Coordinator, Greaves Concert Hall and Productions Sought by NKU SOTA


Working Title Coordinator, Greaves Concert Hall and Productions
Department School of the Arts
Work Schedule NKU work hours are 8:15 – 4:30, however the nature of this position will require flexibility due to concert hall events that occur outside of normal operating hours.
Hours per Week 37.5
Months per Year 12
Commitment to Inclusive Excellence Northern Kentucky University (NKU) seeks excellence by enriching its educational environment and culture through the diversity of its administration, faculty and staff and by embracing inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of its work. NKU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We encourage applications by members of diverse groups and by persons with a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and experience in achieving goals relative to inclusive excellence.
Purpose of Position Northern Kentucky University is seeking a Manager for Greaves Concert Hall and Productions. The Music Program in the School of the Arts (SOTA) at Northern Kentucky University invites applications for a full-time staff position managing Greaves Concert Hall. This position provides administrative, managerial, and technical support for performers, performances, and events in Greaves Concert Hall. Provide technical support for other School facilities (Corbett Theatre, Stauss Theatre, Art Galleries, and Atrium) as needed. Primary focus is on the management of Greaves Concert Hall. To communicate with internal and external stakeholders for events, and to provide technical and logistical support to SOTA. To provide stage management and oversight of events in Greaves Concert Hall.

The Visual Arts, Music, and Theatre and Dance programs make up the School of the Arts that sit in the College of Arts and Sciences at Northern Kentucky University. The School of the Arts Music Program provides student-centered instruction to a diverse population of versatile musicians and creative thinkers who are prepared to make a meaningful impact on communities in an ever-changing world. Since the concert hall is the primary performance venue for the music program, this role will play an important part of the vision for the School of the Arts Music Program to be recognized as a top-destination for students seeking to become well-rounded musicians who will contribute to the cultural vitality of local and global communities.

Established in 1968, NKU is a 15,000-student, nationally recognized, growing metropolitan university located seven miles from downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. Greater Cincinnati has one of the most vibrant and multifaceted cultural scenes in the Midwest, with the Cincinnati Art Museum, Contemporary Arts Center, 21c Museum Hotel and a plethora of galleries such as The Weston, Carl Solway and Manifest Gallery. Cincinnati offers an outstanding quality of life, a dynamic arts community, and an affordable cost of living. NKU is committed to active engagement with the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati region of over two million people. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, but especially from individuals who contribute to the diversity of our academic community.

Primary Responsibilities
  1. Provide administrative, managerial, and technical support for performers and events in Greaves Concert Hall. Provide technical support for other School facilities as needed.
  2. Direct supervision of all Greaves Concert Hall student employees and volunteers.
  3. Scheduling/Coordinating all School facilities as needed including but not limited to Greaves Concert and other School venues as needed (IT, Phys. Plant, Admissions, 1st Year Programs, President’s Office, etc.)
  4. Liaison between NKU and other University units with respect to faculty use of Greaves and other School venues as needed (IT, Phys. Plant, Admissions, 1st Year Programs, President’s Office, etc.)
  5. Contact between NKU and community organizations using Greaves Concert Hall and other School venues as needed.
  6. Connection between NKU and Box Office to coordinate scheduling of concerts
  7. Set up and sound engineering, lighting, and streaming as well as providing technical direction for all Greaves Concert Hall events including sound editing and preservation.
  8. Research, identify, and procure School technology/equipment needs for Greaves Concert Hall and present to Director as needed. Develop and improve Greaves Concert Hall policy and procedures and submit for approval.
  9. Equipment inventory, maintenance, and student check-out for the music program
  • Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in the performing arts with 3 years of related experience.
  • While no formal musical training is required for the position, it is necessary to be familiar with the field of music and theatre through work experience or college study.
  • Sound engineering and streaming skills are essential as is a knowledge of computer sound and lighting applications, lighting sequences, and stage production techniques.
  • Ability to research and determine technology needs based on the latest technologies associated with concert halls, theatres, and sound venues.
  • Stage management training/experience is also needed for success in the role. Impeccable organization skills and demonstrated communication skills are required.

Please highlight any of the following materials in your application:
• Stage management experience
• Management of staff, including part-time employees and student workers
• Collaboration across disciplines
• Expertise in digital streaming and recording, sound and video editing, etc.

Applicants should clearly demonstrate strengths and technical experience in the aforementioned areas of expertise.

To apply, submit the following items electronically (may include a link to a URL or submit PDF attachments 7MB maximum for each item.

  1. Cover Letter (outlining qualifications)
  2. CV
  3. Names and Contact Information of 3 references
  4. Diversity Statement*
  5. Documentation of professional work experiences at performing arts venues relevant to the position

*The diversity statement should provide the candidate’s unique perspective on their past and present contributions to and future aspirations for promoting diversity, inclusion, and social justice in their professional career. (In line with the University’s Affirmative Action Policy, candidates are not expected to disclose their identity or membership either in the diversity statement or in other application documents submitted to the search committee. Demographic information is solicited through the application process; however, those data are confidential and not provided to the search committee members.)

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

Questions regarding the use of the website should be directed to the Human Resources Department at

Questions regarding the nature of the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Kimberly Lazzeri, Music Program Head, via email:

For additional information on NKU and the Music Program, visit and

Minimum Education Bachelor’s Degree
Preferred Education MFA
Minimum Experience 3 years
Salary $37,128
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