UC Santa Barbara Arts & Lectures - Employment

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UCSB Students

UCSB students seeking employment with Arts & Lectures must be work-study recipients to be considered for a paid position.

Be a part of one of the most exciting and reputable performing arts organizations in the nation, bringing unique cultural experiences to your community. A&L will hire students through the year to assist with a variety of positions, including our Online Student Ambassador program, where our online student ambassadors learn new skills while participating in a variety of activities advancing distance learning and online engagement. View and apply for available work study positions on Handshake. If you wish to apply for more than one position on Handshake, submit a separate application for each.

Career Staff

Available career positions are listed on the UCSB Jobs website. Use the department dropdown to limit your search to positions with Arts & Lectures. Applications must be submitted via the UCSB Jobs website for consideration.

Volunteer Ushers

Arts & Lectures' volunteer ushers serve as the face of Arts & Lectures at events, taking tickets at the door, handing out programs and seating patrons. Volunteer ushers are on duty from 90 minutes prior to the start of an event until 30 minutes after it begins, and again during intermission. Volunteer ushers must become knowledgeable about A&L programs and be able to communicate effectively and courteously with A&L patrons. Neat appearance and dependability are essential, as is the ability to stand for 90 minutes at a time. Ushers are asked to provide their own work clothes: black (no denim) pants or skirt and a white collared shirt. Bilingual Spanish/English is a plus. Evening and weekend hours.

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