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Operations Coordinator

Job Details

Hiring Organization The Tony Kiser Theater
Post Name Operations Coordinator
Qualification Bachelor of Theatre Arts
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time 
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary USD 43000 Per Year
Location New York City, New York, United States 10036


About Second Stage

Second Stage Theater produces work entirely by 21st-century American playwrights both on and off Broadway. Dedicated to adventurous contemporary plays and musicals, bold new interpretations, and unique theatrical experiences, the work at Second Stage reflects diversity and inclusiveness.

Through the discovery of emerging talent and the commissioning of new work, Second Stage nurtures future generations of theater artists and welcomes a theatergoing audience of all backgrounds.

Job Description

The Second Stage Theater Operations department is seeking an Operations Coordinator to assist with the management of all of 2ST’s facilities, including The Hayes Theater, The Tony Kiser Theater, 2ST Uptown, and administrative offices.  They will work closely with the Director of Operations to ensure that each venue remains compliant with all New York City Building and Fire codes.


Duties & Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will provide administrative support in five (5) primary areas: Facilities, Front of House, IT, Office Management, Safety & Security, as well as providing budget support in all areas.


  • Assist with management of vendors including scheduling of regular and emergency maintenance visits
  • Assist with management of capital projects
  • Management of permits
  • Asset management
  • Assist with supplies and inventory management

Front of House

  • Assist with scheduling of FOH staff and Volunteer ushers
  • Assist with onboarding of new FOH staff
  • Management of Playbill deliveries
  • Management of theater’s lost and found operations


  • Assist with minor desktop support issues throughout the organization
  • Asset tracking and management

Office Management

  • Ordering and management of supplies at theaters

Safety & Security

  • Scheduling and training of stage door staff
  • Assist with administering venue keys and access control systems
  • Assist with management of 2ST’s Covid-19 safety plans

Skills & Qualifications

  • FOH/Theatre experience is a plus, but not necessary. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, bilingual (Spanish) a plus. 
  • Self-motivated with excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills with an eye for detail. 
  • An ability to learn and convey technical information to a non-technical audience is valuable. 
  • A willingness to learn or have a working knowledge of Building Management Systems (BMS), Construction/MEP drawings, HVAC systems, NYC building codes, and experience with Microsoft Office 365 is required.
  • The successful candidate would be required to obtain an FDNY certificate of fitness for Indoor Places of Assembly.

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

Work Environment

Time will be spent in an office with quiet to moderate noise levels. The office environment requires using the computer, phone, and other routine office equipment. The majority of the work will be performed inside at room temperature. 

Physical Requirements

The position requires long periods of sitting. The employee is required to use their hands for the keyboard and other office equipment. The employee may use stairs throughout the day. Some light physical work may be required. The ability to lift 20lbs may be necessary.

Hours of Work

Second Stage’s standard working hours are 10 AM to 6 PM, however, this position will require evening and weekend hours based on performance schedules.





EEO Statement

Second Stage values diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

Salary Description

The base salary starts at $43,000 annually.

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