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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.


+Development Manager

Reports to Senior Director of Development |  Full Job Description (PDF)

The Development Manager is responsible for the design, implementation and management of programs and activities aimed at raising funds from individuals and the corporate community in support of the Kauffman Center. This position identifies, cultivates, and personally solicits prospects, resulting in the consistent acquisition and retention of donors.


+Development Specialist

Reports to Membership Manager |  Full Job Description (PDF)

The development specialist position provides support to the development department and other members of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts team. This position is responsible for gift processing and other development data entry and management. Manages extraction of data from Tessitura database through lists and reports, and coordinates with financial department to reconcile financial records. This position provides other administrative support as requested.


+Front of House Manager

Reports to Director of Patron Services |  Full Job Description (PDF)

The Front of House Manager works to assure a memorable patron experience, to plan and deliver front-of-house support needed by performing arts organizations and to provide staffing for performances and events held in the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.

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 guests.

This role is highly visible and interacts with sponsors, vendors, clients, Resident Arts Organizations (Kansas City Ballet, Kansas City Symphony, and Lyric Opera of Kansas City), other presenting organizations and the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The Front of House Manager is expected to provide the highest level of customer service for all guests, vendors, and clients.


+Marketing Manager

Reports to Marketing Director | Full Job Description (PDF)

The Marketing Manager is a key position within the Kauffman Center. This position is responsible for the marketing activities for all Kauffman Center Presents series, assisting with brand marketing activities –and manages the Marketing & Ticketing Associate role including oversight of social media and digital marketing platforms. In addition, this role develops and enhances mutually beneficial in-kind partnerships with external partners. With a focus on program marketing, brand marketing and sales objectives, this position identifies opportunities for internal and external collaboration, cross functional team-building, and analysis of existing and innovative marketing strategies.

This position must work effectively within the internal Kauffman Center team to accomplish established organizational and departmental objectives. This visible role leads by example and is a positive and highly professional representative of the Kauffman Center.


+Team Captain

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

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts seeks a part-time Team Captain for the Muriel Kauffman Theatre and Helzberg Hall. The person in this position shares roles and responsibilities in the area of Patron Services primarily focused on successful performance/event operations by serving as a liaison between the usher team and house management.



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.