Costume Shop Student Assistant - Art, Music, & Theatre Arts

Job Description

Job duties include but are not limited to: using sewing machines and hand sewing methods to construct costumes for production, the upkeep of costume shop/costume storage area, and the upkeep of costumes and costume accessories. All responsibilities will be assigned by the costume shop director, technical director and Chair of the Department including adherence to all rules and regulations of Cameron University and Theatre safety protocol.

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Candidates must be able willing to learn sewing and costume construction techniques. Student must be a quick learner, possess a positive attitude, have good communication skills, and be able to work under project deadlines. Must be easy to work with and be tolerant of others beliefs and lifestyles. Candidates should possess a valid driver’s license.


Preferred candidates will have previous experience with sewing machines and hand sewing techniques. Student with experience with theatrical costume construction or experience with crafts, hat making, armor, fabric painting or treatment techniques, bead work, embroidery, quick repair and alterations, theatrical properties strongly preferred.


Download and complete the application; attach 1) a letter of application including reasons for interest in position, 2) a current transcript, and 3) a current résumé; and deliver all information to:

Communication Building

Room 115


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.