Student Hourly - Costume Production Assistant

Position Overview

Costume Production Assistant will assist in building costumes for the Department of Theatre & Dance productions. Duties include stitching, craft work, helping with costume fittings, pulling costumes, and general shop organization and maintenance.

Job Description

  1. Stitching - 50%
  2. Craft work - 20%
  3. Pulling and refiling costumes - 10%
  4. Helping with costume fittings -10%
  5. Organization and cleaning - 5%
  6. Strike shows - 5%

Required Qualifications

  1. Must know how to sew (both machine and hand sewing).
  2. During the semester term of the appointment, the student hourly must be enrolled in no fewer than 6 credit hours. For summer periods the student hourly must: 1) have been enrolled in no less than 6 hours in the past spring semester or 2) be pre-enrolled in upcoming fall semester in no less than 6 hours or 3) be enrolled in summer session or 4) be admitted to study in the upcoming fall semester. Student Hourlies may be undergraduate or graduate students. (Exceptions granted for GRA/GTA/GA appointments DO NOT apply to Student Hourly)

Preferred Qualifications

Theatre or Dance experience in costume construction

Additional Candidate Instructions

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

Please submit your application no later than 8/30/2024 to be considered for this position.

Contact Information to Applicants

Gail Trottier,, 785-864-3833

Advertised Salary Range


Work Schedule

Monday-Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm

Anticipated Start Date

Monday August 26, 2024

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  27679BR
  • Department:  Theatre and Dance
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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