Job Opportunities at the Bryce Jordan Center

Job Opportunities

The Bryce Jordan Center offers an array of job opportunities. We offer competitive wages and are an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants may apply online or view the listings below to see our current job vacancies.

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Current Job Opportunities

Area Facilities Maintenance Worker, Full Time

Perform minor repair and parts replacement duties on a wide variety of mechanical and plumbing equipment and electrical components including, but not limited to, heating, ventilation, air conditioning units, motorized custodial equipment, water treatment and filters, heat exchangers, all aspects of building plumbing systems, air compressors, air tanks, pumps, fans, motors, and coils, etc. Inspect, clean, lubricate, and perform, routine preventive maintenance on a wide variety of mechanical and plumbing equipment and electrical control equipment. Perform a variety of routine carpentry-related duties such as adjusting and rehanging doors, repairing baseboards and molding, building rough shelves, installing ceiling tile, replacing floor tile and repainting windows, doors, seats, and screens. Measure, cut, install various types of glass. Install and repair furniture, restroom fixtures, seating fixtures, and other accessories. Repair, replace, and adjust door closures, doors, windows, and cabinet hardware, and event seats, tables and chairs. Repair blinds to include replacing worn or broken cords, tapes and slats or shade cloth. Tighten or replace blind fixtures. Repair or replace gear assemblies as required. Perform minor plumbing repairs such as replacing washers, seats, valves, packing; clean traps, and flushometers, etc. Perform minor repairs and replacement of electrical equipment such as duplex outlets, lamp cords, fixtures, fluorescent light ballasts and switches. Spackle, caulk, and fill holes and cracks in masonry, wood, plaster, etc., using premixed materials. Perform ordinary interior and exterior painting. Perform minor wall covering and laminate repair. Perform operations utilizing portable power drills, power saws, and power screwdrivers, etc. Use a variety of hand tools. Assist higher grade tradesmen. Lift, hold or position equipment. Disassemble and assemble plates, covers, etc. Maintain work areas in mechanical rooms in a clean and orderly condition. Repair and apply insulation material to pipes, valves, fittings, heat exchangers, etc. Remove insulation material. Estimate materials needed for applying insulation. Operate motor vehicles as required. Perform facility operations duties, such as activating and monitoring, heating, cooling, ventilation, fire alarm, and lighting systems. Set up and break down a variety of event related fixtures, to include placing electrical plugs into standard receptacles. Job Requirements: Requires the use of commercial English, grammar and arithmetic such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, including decimals and fractions; simple use of formulas, charts, tables, drawings, specifications, schedules, wiring diagrams, together with the use of adjustable measuring instruments, graduates and the like requiring interpretation in their various applications; or the posting, preparation, interpretation, use and checking of reports, forms, records and comparable data. Over 1 year and up to and including 3 years of effective experience. Shift: Various Days Off: Various


The following positions are part-time, various hours based on the event schedule.


Door Guards direct patrons away from unauthorized areas; organize patrons in orderly lines outside gates. They are responsible for knowing and enforcing building policies and show-specific policies, keep closed seating areas clear of unauthorized personnel, check everyone’s credentials when stationed backstage or in elevators, perform bag checks, pat downs, or use metal detecting wands as enforced by show. They patrol GA floor for policy violations (building and show), provide building presence in appropriate/assigned areas, and answer/address patron questions/concerns.


The Bryce Jordan Center is looking for individuals responsible for performing work as needed to clean, maintain and prepare for events at the facility. Duties include skilled and semi-skilled tasks, which often require heavy lifting and a high degree of physical exertion. Typical duties include: Participate in all aspects of the conversion process in preparation for events. Duties may include setting up and tearing down flooring, portable chairs, barricades, staging, tables, other furnishings and equipment. Perform varies duties to ensure the day-to-day operations of the facility are met. These include, but are not limited to loading/unloading delivery trucks, transporting trash and waste to proper disposal area and replenishing supplies. Assist with pre/post event cleaning and janitorial tasks including, but not limited to, sweeping, mopping, dusting, trash removal, vacuuming, spot cleaning, washing, stripping, carpet cleaning, window washing and waxing. Report irregularities, discrepancies, safety or damage concerns or loss of property promptly to Supervisor. Other duties may be assigned. Work hours are various depending on the event schedule including nights, weekends and holidays, as needed. Typical schedules are from 10:30pm to 7am. Schedules are provided a month in advance. We are looking for individuals who: Have knowledge of practices related to cleaning and maintaining a facility, event set up, and proper use and care of hand/power tools. Demonstrate a positive attitude and willingness to learn. Follow all policies/procedures, risk management, safety precautions, rules, regulations, and emergency procedures established at the facility. Follow oral and written instructions and communicate effectively. Work effectively under pressure and/or stringent schedule and produce accurate results. Work both independently and as part of a team. Maintain an effective working relationship with guests, employees, exhibitors, and others encountered in the course of employment. Remain Flexible and adjust to situations as they occur.


Most of the Food & Beverage hours are during events - evenings & weekends. Some daytime hours are available with catering functions. The Food & Beverage Department runs the Concession Stands during all events and provides Catering for back stage, meeting rooms, receptions, socials, etc.  Please contact Brad Frantz at / 814-867-1231 for more information. 


Guest Relations Staff answer/address patron questions/concerns, address all ADA concerns (wheelchairs, boxes, etc.), collect and store lost and found items, provide binoculars and ear plugs to patrons and provide information to our patrons about upcoming events, local information, phone numbers, maps, etc.


The Merchandise Department is responsible for selling t-shirts, programs and other novelty items for concerts; checking inventory, stocking sales locations, and setting up displays. This staff is also accountable for proper use of cash handling procedures, receipts and credit card machines.  Excellent customer service and communications skills are required.  Please contact John Holzerman at 814-863-1572 for more information. 


The Stage Crew Department is responsible for the set up and tear down of live entertainment events. They work directly with the shows Road Crew. The hours are normally early morning/daytime for a show load in and evening immediately following an event for load out. Excellent team work required. 


Ticket Office Sales Agents are responsible with becoming familiar with multiple venue seating layouts to provide information and assist customers in choosing their seats, use of ticketing software to sell tickets for concerts, athletic and arts events, cash handling, credit card processing and assisting customers by telephone. Excellent customer service and computer skills are required. Rate of pay is $8.25/hr. All positions are part time various hours based on the event schedule. The Bryce Jordan Ticket Center hours are Monday thru Friday, 9:00am – 6:00 pm plus evenings and weekends for events.


Ticket Takers greet every patron as they enter the doors. Scan tickets and direct patrons toward their portals. For student shows/tickets, check student IDs. Answer/address patron questions/concerns.


Ushers greet every patron and ask to help them find their seats. They seat patrons in their ticketed seats , maintain clear aisles, ensure patrons’ safety by watching for projectiles, prevent standing on seats, excessive rowdiness, intoxication, etc. They contact maintenance about spills/messes, collect trash at the conclusion of an event and answer/address patron questions/concerns. 


VIP Services staff greets all Founders/VIPs attending events at the Bryce Jordan Center. They will answer/address patron questions/concerns, scan tickets of Founders/VIPs as well as prepare Founder’s Room prior to door opening.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply online.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Recruitment Office at or 814-865-6304. Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.