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Deadline to apply: October 2, 2019 @ 5:00 PM, PDT

Salary: $49,481.00 – $71,749.00 Annually

This is an internal and a First Opportunity recruitment opportunity. We are only accepting applications from 1) current employees and/or 2) residents who live within the First Opportunity Target Area (FOTA) and meet the qualifying annual household income limit. Internal applicants must be current employees of Metro having regular, regular part-time or temporary employment. Employees must have gone through a competitive selection process for the position currently held.

Portland’5 Centers for the Arts, a world-class venue rated in the top five in the country, is recruiting for a full-time Admissions Staffing Manager. The successful candidate will enjoy working in a fast-paced, event-driven business, and have experience in managing customer service and public contact staff.

This position supervises, manages, and coordinates the activities of part-time admissions staff who provide customer service interaction with visitors, clients, and promoters during events at Portland’5 and the Oregon Convention Center. Admissions staff number from 120-150 employees; jobs include ushers, gate attendants, checkroom attendants, elevator operators and admissions leads. Admissions Staffing Manager duties include hiring, training, coaching, evaluation and scheduling of part-time admissions staff. Other responsibilities include providing monthly event calendars, event staff rosters and completing cost estimates and event information. Position duties may include acting as house or event manager.

At Portland’5 Centers for the Arts our mission is to make a difference in the community through the arts by building and engaging community and by making arts accessible in an environment where everyone feels connected in a welcoming safe space.

Home to arts organizations such as Oregon Children’s Theatre, Oregon Ballet Theatre, the Oregon Symphony and the Portland Opera, it’s among the largest performing arts centers in the US with approximately 1,000 performances and 900,000 attendees annually and generates an average of $60 million in regional spending and more than 700 jobs each year. The five theatres at Portland’5 have showcased countless events over the years including Broadway shows, concerts, comedy shows, plays, children’s theatre, lectures, dance and much more. We are purposeful in presenting our diverse community with meaningful performing arts performances and spaces that are welcoming and accessible to everyone

At the Oregon Convention Center and Portland’5, we’re passionate about cultivating diversity, advancing equity and practicing inclusion in all of the work we do. We hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

A minimum of three (3) years of experience in managing customer service or public contact staff, an Associate’s degree in business administration, venue or event management, performing arts, or a related field or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training that would provide the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the successful performance of the essential job duties may be considered.

Additional experience sought include venue and event management experience, supervising and working with members of a labor union and with volunteers and overseeing database for scheduling personnel.

To apply: visit for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center.

Application requirements:
1) Electronic application, 2) answers to supplemental questions, and 3) a cover letter describing your qualifications as they relate to the duties of this position. 4.) Resume

Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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☆ Dont forget to tell your interviewer that you heard about this opportunity from the Urban League of Portland ☆