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Wisconsin Union Theater
Madison, WI, United Kingdom
13 days ago
Wisconsin Union Theater
Madison, Wisconsin, United Kingdom
13 days ago


The Events & Financial Operations Specialist for the Wisconsin Union Theater (WUT) provides operational support for the smooth running of Wisconsin Union Theater activities, focusing on general management, rental events and financial operations for all areas of the Theater. Working closely with the General Manager, the position will shepherd rental events from initial inquiry to completion and work with WUT's production, box office, and front-of-house teams to successfully implement each customer's event. Financial responsibilities include purchasing, processing invoices, coding/tracking expenses, data entry, grant tracking, event financial close-outs, creating financial reports, and assisting with budget creation and management. The Events & Financial Operations Specialist reports directly to the General Manager.

In addition to presenting an annual season of performing arts, the Wisconsin Union Theater maintains a robust rental business including upwards of 250-300 events in Shannon Hall and the Play Circle each year. Events include music concerts, theatrical productions, student-produced variety shows, cultural celebrations, speaker events, conferences, and more presented and produced by a variety of rental customers such as Registered Student Organizations (RSOs), Wisconsin Union Directorate student-run committees, UW departments and offices, Wisconsin Union Members, and external organizations. WUT also houses Campus Arts Ticketing which provides ticketing service for its own season and to UW-Madison's arts departments.

For the full job posting and to apply, visit or the University of Wisconsin-Madison Jobs Board at and search for PVL #261642

For more information about the Wisconsin Union Theater, please visit

To ensure consideration, application must be received by July 11, 2022.


Minimum $21.00 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications



-A minimum of 3 years arts administration/business experience within the performing arts, live event production, venue operations, or related field.
-Experience with financial processing, accounting procedures and/or budgeting, and the ability to work within rigorous accounting policies-required; experience in a higher ed setting a plus.
-Previous customer service experience in a role working directly with customers-required
-Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Suite, with a high level of comfort and experience with spreadsheets-required.
-Previous experience with Event Management Software (EMS) or other event booking software, financial systems, ticketing software, and/or databases-preferred
-Ability to communicate and work effectively with students and groups of varying backgrounds, interests and abilities in an atmosphere of mutual respect.
-A demonstrated commitment to social justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 64056727
  • Location:
    Madison, Wisconsin, United Kingdom
  • Position Title: Events & Financial Operations Specialist
  • Company Name For Job: Wisconsin Union Theater
  • Industry: Art/Culture/Humanities
  • Job Function: Administrative/Clerical
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: None
  • Min Experience: 2-3 Years
  • Required Travel: None
  • Salary: $21.00 (Hourly Wage)
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