Scene Shop Student Assistant - Art, Music, & Theatre Arts
Job duties include but are not limited to: construction of scenery of theatre productions, upkeep of shop and theatre spaces, possible technical crew assistance. The duties of this job are frequently laborious and messy. All responsibilities will be assigned by the technical director, assistant technical director, costume shop director and/or Chair of the Department including adherence to all rules and regulations of Cameron University and scene shop safety protocol.
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Candidates must be able to safely operate scene shop power tools, read and work with SAE measuring tapes and rulers, be able to add, subtract and divide fractions in 1/2, 1/8” and 1/16” increments, be able to lift 75 pounds and possess a positive attitude. Punctuality and preparedness are expected. If selected for position student must be able to provide their own personal safety equipment including: sturdy work shoes, personal eye protection, personal ear protection, a 25 foot tape measure, pencils. Clean black clothing would be needed during event support. Candidates should possess a valid driver’s license.
Preferred candidates will be comfortable working in heights, possess good communication skills, the ability to interact with the public, professional work attitudes. Individuals with experience in construction or theatre scene work strongly preferred. Hours are generally in the afternoons but student worker may be asked to work some nights or weekends.
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
Natasha Williams/Scott Richard Klein
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.