Career Opportunities

Opportunities at Park Avenue Armory range from volunteers to full-time positions. Please keep checking back to see what opportunities await you. The Armory is always looking for enthusiastic people from all walks of life to help further our mission to revitalize one of America’s historic treasures as a dynamic alternative arts space unlike any other in New York. As we receive hundreds of applicants for every opening (including volunteer opportunities) we are unable to respond to each person individually, but will definitely reach out should your skills match our current needs. Thank you for your interest in Park Avenue Armory!

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Assistant House Manager (Part-Time)
Posted on August 30, 2021

Part American palace, part industrial shed, Park Avenue Armory is dedicated to supporting unconventional works in the visual and performing arts that need non-traditional spaces for their full realization, enabling artists to create and audiences to experience epic and adventurous presentations that cannot be mounted elsewhere in New York City.

Assisting the Senior House Manager in overseeing Front of House operations, the part-time Assistant House Manger is responsible for helping maintain the smooth operation of the house. He/she/they will help sustain a positive customer experience for patrons, visitors and guests of the Armory. This position is responsible for helping train and motivate a strong team of Front of House staff to ensure the highest level of customer service and for helping coordinate with various departments at the Armory to ensure that the front of house standards are met on all levels.

The Assistant House Manager reports to the Senior House Manager and assists in the supervision during shows of a variable number of Ushers, which often include members of the Armory’s high school Youth Corps.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function to a professional standard.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Ideal candidates will be organized, motivated, high-energy, hands-on self-starters who work well within a fast-paced environment.

• Prior experience in Front of House operations.
• Strong customer service, communication, and interpersonal skills.
• Interest in the broad range of performing and visual arts events produced at the Armory.
• Availability to work flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays.
• Organizational and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail.
• Ability to take initiative, multi-task, and work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to work independently as well as on a team.
• Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word, and Excel.
• Certificate of Fitness F-03, for Indoor Place of Assembly Safety Personnel (can be obtained upon hiring).

The Armory prioritizes employee safety and promotes safe work practices, which are the responsibility of all employees. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk; talk and hear; use hands to handle or feel; and climb stairs. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; sit, stoop, kneel, or crouch; raise arms over head; and work effectively at heights.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and depth perception.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, safety is always a priority.  The employee is occasionally exposed to high places and outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to occasionally loud.

All applications should include a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, and be emailed to with “Assistant House Manager” in the subject line. Only applications submitted in this format will be reviewed.  No phone calls, please.

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Park Avenue Armory is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to building a culturally diverse staff. Applications from all interested candidates are strongly encouraged.

643 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10065
(212) 616-3930