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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 as a Microsoft Word (DOC) or Adobe Acrobat (PDF) document. Send applications to .

+Audio Production Supervisor

Reports to Director of Theater Operations  |  Full Job Description (PDF)

The Audio Production Supervisor works with a team of production supervisors in a multi-venue environment, serves as lead audio engineer for select events, liaises with artists, touring technicians, event clients, contractors, and Kauffman Center staff, and more. The Audio Production Supervisor oversees excellent technical and customer service to ensure a safe, positive experience for all visitors to the Kauffman Center.

+Facility Sales and Events Intern

Reports to Sales Manager | Full Internship Description (PDF)

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is seeking an enthusiastic, qualified individual to join the events and catering team during the spring semester (preferred January – May, 2015). This individual will learn to manage events of all sizes in the midst of a busy production schedule. Our intern should be prepared to work in a fast-paced environment and will finish the internship having gained broad experience in various aspects of event sales, planning, catering and hospitality.

+Marketing and Public Relations Intern

Reports to Marketing Manager | Full Internship Description (PDF)

The key role of this position is to provide support for the marketing and communications department and assist with initiatives that include digital marketing, communications, grassroots marketing, outreach, event/talent coordination and reporting for Future Stages Festival (June 28, 2015). The Marketing Intern will work in a variety of digital platforms including the ticketing software Tessitura, website and email platforms, social media channels and Google Analytics. This role will be an integral part of Future Stages Festival communications working with Kauffman Center staff, community organizations and guests of the event.

+Shared Services Database Manager

Reports to Controller  |  Full Job Description (PDF)

This is a key role in ensuring the success of a multiple organization consortium utilizing a single database to provide the best customer service experiences for both donors and other patrons. The database manager will be the central point of contact between the organization, the software provider Tessitura and other related consultants and contractors. Candidates must possess a thorough understanding of database administration procedures as well as the ability to work and communicate effectively and professionally with a diverse team and various vendors.

+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 the 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.

+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.

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.