Scenic Painter for Theatre and Dance POOL - 14005BR

Scenic Painter for Theatre and Dance POOL

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

Position Overview

Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Kansas seeks seasonal, part time Scenic Painter/Artist(s) to collaborate with the production set designer, the technical director, scene shop manager, and the resident scenic artists to execute the painting of scenery and set props for occasional shows.

Job Description

This position will fill the occasional need for non-student supplemental overhire help in the area of scenic painting and treatments.

80% - Scenic Painter/Artist will collaborate with the set designer, technical director, the scene shop manager, and the resident scenic artist to execute the painting of scenery and set props for a given show.

20% - Direct/supervise student laboratory workers and scene shop student staff when they are available to assist in the painting. Painting may include illusory scenes such as landscapes or other vistas. It may also include techniques such as faux finishes: woodgrain, marble, plaster etc.

Required Qualifications

  1. One year supervisory experience working with college-age students as evidenced in application material or from previous work experience
  2. Demonstrated competency in scenic painting as evidenced in application material or from previous work experience
  3. Ability to perform physical tasks associated with this occupation, including bending, kneeling, etc.
  4. Flexibility to work around performance schedules

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Master's degree in Theatre Design or Art

Additional Candidate Instructions

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

REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS WILL BE ONGOING AND HIRES WILL BE MADE AS NEEDED THROUGHOUT THE POSTING PERIOD.

Contact Information to Applicants

Alex Weston
Technical Director
785-864-2698
stgmgr@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

$20.00/hour

Application Review Begins

09-Sep-2019

Anticipated Start Date

07-Oct-2019

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
14005BR
Department:
Theatre and Dance
Location/Division:
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp:
Temporary
Employee Class:
U-Unclassified Professional Staff
Application Review Begins:
09-Sep-2019