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At the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, everyone can have an opportunity to experience excellence.


The Kauffman Center is growing. Check back often for open positions on our team as they become available. To apply for these positions, please submit your resume and cover letter to as a Microsoft Word (DOC) or Adobe Acrobat (PDF) document.

+Team Captain

Reports to Front of House Manager |  Full Job Description (PDF)

The Team Captain works to assure an excellent patron experience for all events at the Kauffman Center for Performing Arts by planning and delivering front-of-house support, while working closely with patrons, volunteers, staff, Resident Arts Organizations (Kansas City Ballet, Kansas City Symphony, and Lyric Opera of Kansas City) and other presenting organizations. This position must work effectively within the Patrons Services team in a multi-venue environment. This position ensures that public spaces and performance venues are ready for guests and creates a fun and lively environment for volunteers, support staff and patrons.

+Ticketing Services Associate

Reports to Ticketing Services Manager  |  Full Job Description (PDF)

The key role of this position is to provide ticket and general information to guests face to face at the box office and in the gift shop. This is an important role as it is the first experience the guest has with the Kauffman Center. The Ticketing Services Associate will take reservations for the Resident Arts organizations using Tessitura, make exchanges, fulfill orders, troubleshoot orders, and assist with ticket sales and service at the box office counter. This position will also work in the Kauffman Center gift shop, selling, organizing and recording inventory.

+Ticketing Services Lead

Reports to Ticketing Services Manager  |  Full Job Description (PDF)

The Ticketing Services Lead supports the overall day to day operations of the ticketing department from the daily sales to assisting with scheduled events. This position supports the Ticketing Services Manager to ensure a hospitable, smooth and efficient operation in order to maintain the highest possible levels of customer service. The Ticketing Services Lead will assist with monitoring the Tessitura ticketing system, tracking daily sales and deposits and ticket account management and fulfillment. This position will supervise and direct Ticketing Services Associates in the absence of the Ticketing Services Manager and Ticketing Services Supervisor.

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. Kauffman Center hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

Kauffman Center believes that associates should be provided with a working environment which enables each associate to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.