Interested in joining a vibrant, hard-working, fun-loving team? The Carson Center may be the perfect fit for you!

We seek a Patron Services AssociateEducation Director, Part-Time Event Associate (1 opening), and Part-Time Bartenders (multiple openings). See the job descriptions below. Please check back for other openings or send an email, resume, and letter of interest to

Patron Services Associate (urgently hiring):

The position will report directly to the Box Office Manager and Executive Director and is a non-exempt part-time hourly position.

Individual(s) will be trained in-house to become proficient in Tessitura.  (ticketing software)

The Patron Services Associate is responsible for the daily operation of The Carson Center Box Office. 

Primary duties include:

  • Support and assist the Box Office Manager with all box office operations.

  • Handle the daily process of event ticket sales, including window sales, mail orders, phone orders, internet sales, group sales, and pre-sales for theatre members, artist fan clubs, and other VIPs.

  • Manage Educational (Class Acts) Reservations, Bookings, and Inquiries. Create invoices and ticket orders. Communicate with educators.

  • Serve as Ticket Officer at events, handling customer complaints and seating issues, and making last-minute changes for Front of House and Programming staff.

  • Prepare final reports for show settlements and the reconciliation of accounts for each event.

  • Perform Keyholder responsibilities, including securely locking all Box Office entrances, locking cash safe, and managing The Carson Center phone systems.

  • Assist theBox Office Manager with fraud mitigation. Provide top-notch customer service and assistance to patrons who purchase third-party tickets.

  • Produce regular sales reports and financial reports for the appropriate staff members.

  • Manage patron calls and emails about ADA seating and accommodations.

  • Maintain knowledge of ADA laws and regulations. 

Qualified applicants must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience.

  • Retail sales experience and extensive experience handling cash and reconciliations.

  • Experience and ability to be detail-oriented, an excellent communicator, and maintain good customer relations.

  • Must be able to work a minimum of 20 hours per week, including some evenings and weekends.

Education Director 

Hiring by July 4: The Carson Center seeks a qualified, dynamic, creative individual to join our team to lead our arts education initiatives.  Email for a complete job description.

The Carson Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or genetic information, or veteran status. 

The facilities at The Carson Center are fully accessible and ADA-compliant. 


Application Process:  Send Resume and Letter of Interest to with EDUCATION DIRECTOR in the subject line.

Building Services Associate

Immediately Hiring Multiple Candidates

Position: Event-Based Housekeeping/Event Labor

Join our team at The Carson Center, a vibrant hub for cultural events and performances, as an
Event-Based Housekeeping/Event Labor Building Services Associate. We are looking for dedicated individuals who can handle basic cleaning duties and assist in manual labor tasks such as setting up tables and chairs for events.

  • Perform cleaning tasks before, during, and after events to maintain a clean and organized venue.
  • Set up tables and chairs according to event requirements and layout plans.
  • Assist in general manual labor tasks as needed for event preparation and cleanup, including, but not limited to administrative offices, bathrooms, and other venue areas
  • Ensure the venue is presentable and ready for events in a timely manner.


  • Previous experience in housekeeping, event setup, or related fields is preferred but not required.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects and perform physical tasks as needed.
  • Attention to detail and a proactive approach to work.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays based on event and non-event schedules.
  • Benefits:
  • Competitive hourly wage
  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic and exciting cultural venue
  • Training provided for specific event setup requirements
  • Potential for growth and development within the organization

If you are passionate about contributing to the success of events and ensuring a positive
experience for our guests, we would love to hear from you. Join us at The Carson Center and be a part of creating memorable experiences for our community.  

Application Process: Send an email to with your interest in the the position. Please provide contact information and any relevant experience.

Part-Time Bartender

Reports to: Food & Beverage Manager

This position is part-time and event-driven; the schedule is determined by the event schedule and is not regular/steady. Applicants must be reliable and have access to phone or e-mail for scheduling purposes. Applicants must have reliable transportation. Duties consist of customer service, mixing drinks, serving beverages and other items, and constant interaction with customers and other staff. Event types range from performances to private events, such as receptions, parties, meetings, etc. Both daytime and nighttime hours are available. Training provided.


  • Bartending/Concessions - mixing and serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and snacks to customers during events
  • Customer Service - answering basic customer questions about the Carson Center
  • Setup and Cleanup of bar/concession areas before and after events
  • Other duties as assigned by Food & Beverage Manager


  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience: Serving/Bartending experience preferred, but not necessary. (Training provided.)
  • Age: Applicants must be at least 20 years of age
  • Basic Math Skills

Demonstrated Skills and Knowledge

  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to efficiently handle multiple tasks and customers
  • Ability to present a positive image and professional demeanor to customers
  • Ability to handle cash and add/subtract/multiply/divide dollar amounts without a calculator
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with volunteers, staff, other employees, vendors, and customers

Application Process

Applicants must meet the minimum age requirement to be considered. Applications are available from the Carson Center receptionist in the administrative offices. (Located on the 2nd Street side of the building - not the Box Office at the front of the building.)  Or, email to have an application emailed to you.