The Center for the Performing Arts Seeks Patron Services Manager

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The Center for the Performing Arts Seeks Patron Services Manager


Reports to: Director of Patron Services and Core Values


The Center for the Performing Arts (CPA) and the Great American Songbook Foundation (GASF) are seeking a Patron Services Manager to fulfill a key role as part of the leadership team for the Center’s Fifth Third Bank Box Office. Responsibilities are focused on providing excellent service to all patrons, helping to lead the box office team, using the Tessitura ticketing software, and providing support to Resident Company and Rental clients.

This role must embrace and demonstrate the Center’s core values of excellence, collaboration, innovation, integrity and inclusion.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this role.

  • Provide excellent and comprehensive service to patrons of the CPA and GASF.
  • Enter and manage all relevant patron information in the database, ensuring data integrity.
  • Retain knowledge of software functions and keep up to date on changes resulting from version upgrades and organizational standards.
  • Use report and list functionality to meet requests from other departments.
  • Build Center Presents, Resident Company and Rental events using ticketing software.
  • Manage Daily batch posting and preparation of daily deposits.
  • Supervise the box office for campus events.
  • Provide multilevel support to Resident Companies.
  • Provide and direct the training of Patron Services team members.
  • Create or update documentation for new and existing processes.
  • Create and distribute the box office staffing schedule.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Patron Services in the recruitment process.

Competencies Required

  • Communication Proficiency
  • Customer/Client Focus
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Teamwork Orientation
  • Technical Capacity
  • Time Management
  • Attention to Detail

Required Education and Experience

  • Level of Education, Minimum – High School Diploma
  • Minimum of three years of supervisory or managerial experience working in a customer service-related field

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience using Tessitura software

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position with benefits, on a flexible schedule requiring evening and weekend availability.


Please apply online or email cover letter and resumé to For more information, click here.