Building Coordinator and Box Office Manager

Allegheny College, a small selective national liberal arts college, invites applications for the position of Building Coordinator and Box Office Manager.  The position is a full-time non-exempt position reporting to the Associate Professor and Chair.  The Department of Communication Arts and Theatre is home to 12 faculty and 4 professional staff that offer courses and guided experiences in Communication & Culture, Film & Digital Storytelling, and Theatre.

This position supports the department, which include three major areas: a robust academic program, video production facilities, and theatre facilities that house a 4-show season and guest users. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: scheduling department activities and coordinating outside user events; budget, billing, and box office management; supplies and equipment inventory; technical support communication; coordination of facilities maintenance and housekeeping, as well as website updates and marketing department activities. Direct supervision of 3 to 4 work-study students that support department activities.

The position requires the following abilities and characteristics: close attention to detail; excellent oral and written communications skills; ability to manage multiple projects at the same time and work with supervisors to prioritize workload; enthusiasm for working with all campus employees, students, and the Meadville community.

Bachelor degree in a related field is preferred but not required; candidates should have two years of administrative support experience or equivalent. This individual must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Google suite, and have the capacity to learn additional software programs.

As one of the nation’s oldest liberal arts colleges, Allegheny College celebrated its bicentennial in 2015. A selective residential college in Meadville, Pennsylvania, north of Pittsburgh near Lake Erie, Allegheny is one of 40 colleges featured in Loren Pope’s “Colleges That Change Lives.” Allegheny also is one of the few colleges in the country that requires students to choose both a major and a minor, helping to cultivate intellectual growth and the creative, big-picture thinking desired by employers and graduate schools. In its 2020 rankings, U.S. News & World Report recognized Allegheny in the top 20 among all national liberal arts colleges for best undergraduate teaching.

The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks Allegheny as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, specifically in the areas of compensation and benefits.  Allegheny has a total undergraduate enrollment of approximately 1,800 with students from 47 states (plus AE, DC, PR, and VI) and 70 countries.  The College’s picturesque location is ideal for outdoor recreation, with eight freshwater lakes, ski areas and recreational opportunities all within easy reach.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and provide contact information for three references to the Office of Human Resources, Allegheny College, 520 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA  16335 or by e-mail to  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.


Posted 11/07/2019