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The Ryan Center and Boss Ice Arena is looking for outgoing individuals!

Spectra Venue Management, an industry leader in hosting, entertainment, and facility management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, and desire to contribute to the continued success of our organization.

CLICK HERE for a full listing of available full-time job opportunities at the Ryan Center or Boss Ice Arena. Only online applications/resumes for full-time positions will be accepted for consideration.

Part-time positions are available at the Box Office, Operations, Event Services, Finance/HR, and Marketing/Sales. Additionally, the Ryan Center and Boss Ice Arena have created specialized internship and work-study programs for undergraduates looking to obtain experience in the facility management industry. These programs are set up to give hands-on experience in different aspects of business, event planning, set up, marketing, and sponsorships for concerts, trade shows, sporting events, and family shows. 

Fill out an INTEREST FORM online or feel free to complete the EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION for consideration of any part-time positions listed below and either drop off at the main box office or mail to:

Full-Time Open Positions:

Senior Account Executive | Ryan Center & Boss Arena
Under the leadership of the Director of Ticket Sales, the Senior Account Executive is responsible for the generation of ticket sales revenue and for assisting with all aspects of the annual season and group ticket sales campaign including but not limited to Full Seasons, Partial Plans, and Groups for URI Football and Men’s and Women’s Basketball as well as family shows at the Ryan Center.  This position supervises part-time sales coordinators and interns.
Please click here for more information. 

Premium Services & Event Manager | Ryan Center
The Premium Services & Event Manager is responsible for assisting in the coordination, staffing, execution, safety and security, customer service, and post-event reporting for assigned events at the Ryan Center and assigned events at the Boss Arena including but not limited to: URI basketball games, concerts, trade shows, and community events.  This position will also coordinate luxury suites and other premium areas for arena events.  Under the direction of the Director of Event Services, the manager will focus on continuous enhancements in these areas while examining industry standards. Please click here for more information. 

Assistant Director of Marketing & Fan Engagement | Ryan Center
The Assistant Director of Marketing & Fan Engagement will play an integral role working closely with the Associate AD for Marketing in developing and implementing a comprehensive strategic plan for the Athletics Department with a focus on creating memorable and exciting fan experiences while fostering innovative and collaborative efforts to engage students, staff, alumni, sponsors, donors and prospective fans of Rhode Island Athletics. Please click here for more information. 

Part-Time Open Positions:

Event Staff (Part-Time)
The Event Services staff provides customer services to patrons attending all sports & entertainment events held in the Ryan Center and Boss Ice Arena. Duties involve taking/scanning tickets, assisting patrons in finding their seats quickly and giving directions within the facility, monitoring and maintaining surveillance of doorways, entrances, exits, or other areas assigned; clearly explaining building policies and procedures to guests. Other duties as assigned. Shifts for this job vary and are based on the events scheduled for the coming months (primarily nights and weekends). There are not regular week-to-week hours. If interested please send a completed application to Ryan Devlin, rdevlin@theryancenter.com

Box Office Ticket Seller (Part-Time)
The Box Office ticket sellers will be responsible for processing ticket orders for URI Athletics events (basketball and football), and concerts hosted by the Ryan Center.  This is a customer-facing, customer service-heavy position.  Positions will be available for regular, weekly, in-office work, as well as event-specific shifts. If interested please send a completed application to Jeff Kuhn, jkuhn@theryancenter.com

Operations Staff (Part-Time)
The operations part-time staff will perform the setup and conversion of the arena on an event-to-event basis to ensure complete adherence to the event schedule and work on other day-to-day building needs. If interested please send a completed application to Nick Austin, Naustin@theryancenter.com

Boss Ice Arena Staff (Part-Time)
The Boss Ice Arena is looking for the following positions, cashiers, operations, and event staff. If interested please email a completed application to Kyle Selleck, Kselleck@theryancenter.com 

Graphic Designer/Content Creator (Part-Time) | URI Athletic Marketing
The University of Rhode Island Athletics Department is seeking an intern for graphic design/content creation, with the ability to develop graphics and/or video content to achieve the social media initiatives of the department. For more information click here. If interested please email your cover letter, resume, three references, and content creation portfolio gbrisbon@uri.edu

Non-Paid URI Athletic Marketing Internships 
The URI Athletic Marketing department is looking to hire multiple interns for the upcoming Fall 2021 / Spring 2022 semester.  If interested please email gbrisbon@uri.edu


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