Employment Opportunities

Consistently ranked as one of the top venues of its size globally, Chartway Arena is the premier entertainment venue in Hampton Roads. Be part of the dynamic, fast-paced world of events and entertainment, join the Spectra team at Chartway Arena.

Spectra Venue Management, leaders in sports/entertainment and facility management, are dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, and desire to contribute to the continued success of our organization.

Full-Time Opportunities

Assistant Athletics Director, Ticketing | Chartway Arena / SB Ballard Stadium

Building Engineer / Chartway Arena / SB Ballard Stadium

Part-Time Opportunities

Now Hiring for the following positions. 

Operations Staff

  • Event setup and tear down of arena and multipurpose space, standby shifts of concerts, special events, and basketball games.
  • Hardworking, willing to work nights & weekends
  • Must be able to lift 75 lbs
  • Preferably ODU student
  • Would like to gain experience in the sports and entertainment industry

Box Office Staff

  • Sell tickets to upcoming events, distribute tickets, serving customers in person and over the phone.
  • Must deliver quality customer service to ticket purchasers
  • Must be flexible with schedule
  • High energy, hardworking individuals

Event Staff

  • Guest Services, ticket takers, and ushers.
  • Have excellent people skills with a desire to work with the public
  • Possess exceptional communication skills
  • Be physically able to work outside in varying conditions for extended periods of time
  • Desire to have fun with a great group of people
  • Prior customer service experience desired

Event Staffing Inc. (ESI)

Unarmed security. Fees for DCJS certification and training are covered by the company until October. 

Parking Staff

Parking set up and tear down, monitoring VIP parking spaces, assisting with ingress and egress of events. 

Cleaning Staff

Daily cleaning of the facility, cleaning during and after events. 

Audio Video Staff

Event Camera Operators, scoreboard graphic operators, music operators,  video directors, and replay operators. 


  • Food Service - Retail & residential locations on ODU campus
  • Lead Food Service - Retail locations on ODU campus
  • Cooks - Catering and Residential 
  • Bakers
  • Utility/Dishwasher
  • To apply online for Aramark positions, click here

Part-Time Application Information

  • Download an application for part-time employment with Spectra (Adobe PDF Reader required)
  • Fax it to us at 757-683-6544.
  • To mail an application to us, send it to:
    Chartway Arena
    4320 Hampton Blvd.
    Norfolk, VA 23508
  • Call the administration office at 757-683-5762 for any additional questions.

Applications can be picked up at the administration office during normal business hours. The administration office is located on the 45th Street side of the building (directly across from the Springhill Suites Marriott).

Be sure to complete and sign the last page (Background Inquiry Form) for your application to be considered.

*Part-time positions also include event staff/ushers, box office ticket sellers, housekeeping, parking attendants, changeover crew, video production, and stagehands.


Visit Spectra Careers if interested in an internship opportunity at Chartway Arena/Spectra. The following departments offer internship positions (based on availability): 

  • Marketing/Group Sales
  • Events/Operations
  • Audio/Video


For employment opportunities with ARAMARK (catering/kitchen/concessions) and information on how to apply, call 757-683-3271 or visit the Aramark website.