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More positions may be added; please check back for updated information. Please note: All company members will be required to follow all COVID-19 health and safety policies and procedures, including mask wearing and testing. To apply, please prepare your one page Resume and one page Cover Letter in a single PDF file and complete the Glimmerglass Employment Application Form by clicking the button below. -Some positions (Carpentry, Costumes, Costume Crafts, Design, Hair & Makeup, Paints, Props, and Photography) may require examples of your previous work- please include either a link to your digital portfolio/webpage or images with descriptions on additional pages at the end of your PDF submission. Online portfolio is preferred. 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. Click here to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas.

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

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Updated: July 5, 2022

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire a Communications Associate to work within the Communications Department to expand awareness of The Glimmerglass Festival and loyalty among ticket buyers, donors, and community members while supporting the company’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Write, edit, and/or proofread copy for outgoing communications, including news releases, e-newsletters, website and blog, and brochures, working to ensure materials reflect The Glimmerglass Festival’s commitment to anti-racism, inclusivity, and equity. 
  • Assist in the maintenance of the Glimmerglass website; contribute to social media endeavors by managing a content calendar and collaborating with the department on drafting and posting copy, responding to comments, and interacting with audiences. 
  • Assist in managing program book advertising solicitations and fulfillment, processing contracts and payments, and performing follow-up tasks as needed.
  • Assist in responding to media requests; track and archive media results; manage press database.   
  • With Box Office cross-training, assist with database editing and ticket sales on an as-needed basis, which may include public sale days and when Box Office staff must be out of the office. 
  • Assist with group sales by sending out contracts, liaising with group leaders, and putting tickets on hold in the ticketing system.
  • Summer season tasks may include: Staffing audience services/press desk or gift shop, and greeting group leaders as needed.
  • Provide general administrative support and help manage day-to-day department activities, including budget tracking, digital file organization, and archiving press and marketing materials.

This position is full-time, $20.00/hour with benefits.
Position begins mid-September.
Send a cover letter and resume to search@glimmerglass.org.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

 

 

Facilities Staff – The Glimmerglass Festival seeks candidates for its maintenance and facilities staff (summer-seasonal). The position reports to the Facilities Supervisor and assists in maintaining the Festival’s properties, working both indoors and outdoors. The candidate must be willing to abide by The Glimmerglass Festival’s Covid policies, including testing and wearing a mask while on campus. Clean driver’s license helpful. Physical Requirements: Position requires standing, walking, and bending during the entire shift. Must be able to push/pull and lift 50 lbs. $15/hour. E-mail name and phone number to search@glimmerglass.org or call our Facilities Department at (607) 547-0700 ext. 263 to apply.

Full-time, year-round, non-exempt position 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks a Human Resources Generalist to lead the effort to establish and retain an inclusive, diverse and high-performing workforce. Reporting to the Executive Director, responsibilities to include oversight of human resource management; employee relations, professional development, recruitment, onboarding, training and performance management. Ensure compliance with federal, state and local employment and benefits laws and regulations. Facilitate timely resolution of employee relations issues while maintaining an appropriate balance between employee and management advocacy.

General responsibilities

  • Implement inclusive recruitment and interview strategies
  • Assist with a comprehensive orientation and onboarding program
  • Track new hire orientation paperwork to ensure staff are onboarded effectively and consistently
  • Assist in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures; prepare and maintain the employee handbook and the policies and procedures manual.
  • Handle employee relations counseling, exit interviews and general inquiries
  • Provide guidance and coaching to employees, leadership, and supervisors to guarantee that staff are informed of avenues for support and reporting concerns.
  • Oversee employee benefits programs
  • Manage job descriptions
  • Implement, support and monitor a comprehensive performance evaluation process
  • Provide consistent guidance and support in assessing and refining compensation practices to include unbiased salary structures, pay increases, and bonuses.
  • Recommend new approaches, policies and procedures to continually improve efficiency of the department and services performed.
  • Lead and instigate collaboration with EDI consultants and staff teams; and help shape the culture to ensure inclusivity for staff, contractors, and vendors.
  • Provide coaching and counseling support to management and supervisors in the areas of employee relations, performance management, training, and policy interpretation.

Required Education and Experience

A bachelor’s degree and three to five years of HR experience, or a master’s degree in HR management and two years of experience in the HR field, or seven years of experience in the HR field, or any similar combination of education and experience. SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification or ability to obtain certification within 12 months of hire date. A deep commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism required.

Salary begins at $54,000 w/ benefits
Send a cover letter and resume to search@glimmerglass.org.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks candidates for its parking services staff (summer-seasonal). The position reports to the Manager of Concessions. The candidate must be willing to abide by The Glimmerglass Festival’s Covid policies, including testing and wearing a mask while on campus. The parking attendant will be responsible for:

  •         controlling traffic at entrance and exists.
  •         Evaluate parking to ensure optimal utilization of the area and maintain safety of all guests.
  •         Direct motorists to parking areas or parking spaces, using hand signals or flashlights as necessary. 

This position runs from July 8 – August 28. $13.20/hour. Eligible for overtime.

 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks a Safety Staff member for its 2022 Festival Summer Season. 

The Safety Staff position works as a member of a two person Safety Department and works directly with the Safety Manager whom they report to, but also occasionally works with the Production Administration team. Primary goals and tasks will include assisting in maintaining an excellent company safety culture and safe working environment, assist the Safety Department in ensuring compliance with regulatory OSHA requirements, promote a safe work environment daily, conduct safety observation reports on a regular basis, assist in the delivery of Orientation and Training materials, assist in the delivery and scheduling of outside training, will help to implement all COVID-19 Compliance Policies as outlined by Glimmerglass Festival, collect and maintain required documents per company requirements, investigate, document, and respond to incidents, maintain compliance with regulatory agencies, and assist in tracking and restocking PPE, First Aid, and other equipment. Knowledge and experience within production and operations and a working understanding of COVID-19 Mitigation procedures needed. Projects will be in coordination of all Festival Departments and will be a highly collaborative position. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Additional training, workshops, and seminars are provided during the season. This is a seasonal position; employees that work well within the team are often asked to return for subsequent seasons. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

This position runs April 25th to August 28th 2022 . $14.00/Hr. Includes housing.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter and Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form.

2022 Festival

In the summer of 2022, we return to our theater for productions of classics and new works.

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