18 Aug 2023


Costume Shop Supervisor

New York University

 New York, New York, United States

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Job Description


Supervise and ensure safe and efficient operations for Theatrical Production Costume Shop including costume construction, and maintenance of facilities, equipment and materials. Implement planning, budgeting and purchasing. Maintain schedule for production-based goals and evaluate progress. Facilitate technical development and competence of student staff in use of equipment, costume construction, troubleshooting and repair methods. Establish and enforce appropriate safety procedures.


Required Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in theatre or related field

Preferred Education:
Master’s Degree in Fine Arts with a concentration in costuming

Required Experience:
2+ years Must include experience with costume construction, production space management, theatrical productions, and staff supervision.
Experience strongly preferred: Hair, wigs and makeup skills

Preferred Experience:
2+ years Tailoring, dying and millinery

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Excellent communication, organizational, and team building skills. Knowledge of draping and pattern drafting and current costume construction techniques including machine and hand sewing, dying fabric painting, millinery, and crafts. Familiarity with common office applications, excel, photoshop and presentation software. Ability to work evenings and weekends.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Expert in draping and pattern drafting. Completion of a costume construction/design training program.


In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is USD $65,250.00 to USD $79,750.00. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and organizational considerations when extending an offer. This pay range represents base pay only and excludes any additional items such as incentives, bonuses, clinical compensation, or other items.

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Costume Shop Supervisor
New York University
 New York, New York, United States

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: costume, education, performing arts, supervisor, and university. States: New York.
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