Assistant to the Costume Shop Manager -- POOL - 15712BR

Assistant to the Costume Shop Manager -- POOL

Department: 
Theatre and Dance
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp: 
Temporary
Employee Class: 
U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Position Overview

The Assistant to the Costume Shop Manager (ACSM) will work under the direction of the Costume Shop Manager and will focus on completing tasks as assigned, which will include construction and alterations of costumes as well as preparing for and attending fittings, costume sourcing and shopping. Other duties will be assigned as needed. This is a seasonal position; the employee will work on an as-needed basis.

Job Description

95% - Assistant will construct costumes, dye fabric, assist with and attend costume fittings.
5% - Conduct research and recommend purchases or make purchases online or locally.

Required Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre or a related field OR a minimum of one year’s experience working in a wardrobe department
  2. Evidence of demonstrated competency in the construction and alterations of costumes as evidenced in application materials or from previous work experience
  3. Ability to perform physical tasks associated with this occupation, including bending, reaching, climbing, walking up and down stairs, and moving objects up to 50 lbs.
  4. Flexibility to work around performance schedules

Preferred Qualifications

  1. MFA in Costume Design or a related field
  2. Excellent communication, planning, and organizational skills

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application includes a cover letter and a resume or CV. Apply online and attach a letter describing your qualifications for this position. Only complete applications will be considered.

This is a pool posting. Review of applications will be ongoing and hires will be made as needed throughout the posting period. To ensure consideration submit application by review date.

Contact Information to Applicants

Jamie Urban
Costume Shop Manager
jamieurban@ku.edu
785-864-0122

Advertised Salary Range

$20.00/hour

Application Review Begins

30-Sep-2019

Anticipated Start Date

09-Oct-2019

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
15712BR
Department:
Theatre and Dance
Location/Division:
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp:
Temporary
Employee Class:
U-Unclassified Professional Staff
Application Review Begins:
30-Sep-2019