House Manager Position

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Please use the form below to submit your House Manager application.  Be sure to use the "Attach Your Documents" feature at the end of the form to attach your Cover Letter, Resume, and Work References.  If you have any problems/issues using the application form, please email us at: or call us directly at (541) 687-2746.

Please submit applications by Friday October 26th, 2018.

Application Process:

Interested applicants should read the full job description and House Manage Position Overview and then submit the job application form located further down this page.  Please attach a cover letter, resume, and references.

Please read the full House Manager job description by downloading the PDF right below this line.

House Manager Position Overview


The WOW Hall is owned and operated by the Community Center for the Performing Arts, a nonprofit 501(c) 3 organization dedicated to:

  • Providing cultural arts and educational opportunities for all ages and income levels
  • Preserving and operating the historic Woodmen of the World Hall as a multipurpose community arts center
  • Maintaining a supportive environment for local artists and their creative efforts

We are seeking a House Manager for managing events at the W.O.W. Hall while interacting with artists, patrons, volunteers and the community.  This position reports to the Operations Manager if staffed; otherwise the House Manager reports to the Board of Directors or its designee. All employees are expected to maintain respectful and professional behaviors toward all Staff, Board members, volunteers and patrons.

Starting wages for this hourly position will be based on skills and experience. 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all areas of co-production in coordination with the Stage Manager/Sound Engineer, Beer Garden Manager, Volunteer Coordinator, and Assistant House Manager (when applicable)
  • Maintain a safe environment and quickly decide how to handle problems and situations that may arise over the course of an event
  • Properly execute event preparation tasks such as coordinating with Programming Manager to secure advance event needs
  • Properly execute during event responsibilities such as interaction with the public, coworkers, and volunteers, insuring all fire exits are kept clear, work directly with Tour Manager/Artist/Promoter/Renter, and contracted security teams
  • Performing monetary related tasks such as counting and securing cash for the box office, complete close out at the end of the event and settle with the Tour Manager/Artist/Promoter/Renter

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills:

  • Nonprofit experience
  • Experience with volunteers and practical knowledge of performing arts environment is essential
  • Able to work long shifts
  • Available to work during the weekends and during evening hours
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, even temperament, ability to supervise effectively, and work under high stress situations
  • Cash handling
  • Able to pass a background check 
  • High School Diploma or GED, Bachelors degree preferred
  • Performing Arts managerial experience preferred
  • First Aid training and CPR is preferred
  • Comprehension of CCPA and WOW Hall history is also preferred

Pay Rate:

Pay range for the House Manager is $13 to $17 per hour.  Starting pay for successful candidate will depend on the skills, experience and available budget.

The application review process begins Friday October 26th, 2018.