Full-Time Costume Shop Manager/Designer
Under the general direction of the Production Manager, the Costume Shop Manager/Designer plans and supervises the general operations of the Costume Shop and the technical aspects of the fabrication and maintenance of costumes, costume props, makeup and hair for the Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production.
The Costume Shop Manager is expected to function in a collaborative, fast-paced educational theatre production environment. The position supervises the production of all costume-related items for the department, and designs about 6-10 productions per year. Extensive experience and knowledge of patterning, cutting and costume construction is required.
The position assists in planning productions, advising on staffing and workload; recommends changes to pending projects; trains and supervises student employees and crews to design productions for department; coordinates, assigns and supervises technicians during technical rehearsals and performances; maintains equipment, facilities and supplies of the costume area; performs other related duties as required. Planned overtime can be expected.
-Two years of college with a major in theatre arts and five years of experience related to costume construction, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
-Knowledge and abilities essential for the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
-Professional costume design experience.
-Experience working in a University environment.
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