Employment at the OFA

The Office for the Arts hires students in a variety of arts-related positions. We also offer opportunities for logoprofessionals through ASPIRE, Harvard's application system. Find more information about professional jobs at Harvard University here.


Job for Undergraduate Students Academic Year 2019-2020

Production Coordinator, Lowell House Opera

Location: Lowell House
Hours: Varies
Pay: Stipend
Contact: Adrienne Boris, Executive Producer and Stage Director
About the position: Lowell House Opera, New England’s oldest continually performing opera company, seeks a Production Coordinator to develop and implement a functional, safe, and artistically-sound strategy for performing an  opera with orchestra in a Harvard undergraduate house dining hall. This is a unique opportunity to create a theatrical experience from the ground up and to have the chance to work with and mentor several extremely skilled and motivated undergraduate students at Harvard. This role is a cross between a Production Manager and Technical Director and would work closely with the TD of Harvard College theaters, who serves as an advisor to the company, and with an undergraduate Student Producer who has experience as a student Technical Director and Production Manager. Applicants should possess both strong, hands-on technical knowledge and personnel, calendar, and budget management skills.
Key Dates:

  • February 15, 2020: First rehearsal 
  • March 13, 2020:  Residency/load-in in the Lowell House Dining Room begins 
  • March 20, 2020: Tech begins 
  • March 26, 2020: Opening night followed by 5 more performances (dates TBC)
  • April 3, 2020:  Final show and strike (overnight)

Usher 

Location: Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard University
Hours: Varies
Pay: $13/hour
Contact: Memorial Hall Production
Phone: 617.495.5595

Reporter for Harvard Arts Blog 

Location: Office for the Arts
Hours: Varies
Openings: Three
Apply by Sept. 13
Pay: $13/hour
Contact: Alicia Anstead, Associate Director for Programming and Communications
Phone: 617.495.1924
Find out more about the position and apply here

Arts Videographer 

Location: Office for the Arts
Hours: Varies
Openings: One
Apply by Sept. 13
Pay: $13/hour
Contact: Alicia Anstead, Associate Director for Programming and Communications
Phone: 617.495.1924
Find out more about the position and apply here

Harvard Box Office Sales Staff 

Location: Smith Campus Center, Sanders Theatre, 74 Mt. Auburn Street 
Hours: 6-10 hours per week, variable
Pay: $14/hour
Contact: 
Amy Stepsis 
(no phone calls, please!)

Find out more about the position on SEO, ID# 15509