The Department of Student Engagement seeks a part-time Scene Shop Supervisor for the Shapiro Campus Center Theater (SCC Theater). The SCC Theater is home to the Undergraduate Theater Collective and hosts numerous student productions each year. The Scene Shop Supervisor will oversee shop safety, tools/machinery, and set building. The position also assists in the supervision of the Theater Assistants, a team of student employees that are trained on the equipment and help maintain safety during reservations.
This position requires an average of 10-15 hours per week from August-May. This is an hourly, part-time position set at $22/hour.
Bachelorâ™s Degree Required.
Theater background with experience in theater carpentry, stage/production management and/or technical direction.
Preferred skills: translating designs into technical drawings; scenic construction; managing and maintaining scene shop
Willingness to work irregular and flexible hours, including rehearsals and tech weeks. This position will require shop hours that fit the availability of student employees.
Duties may include but are not limited to:
Supervise student production builds and check builds for safety
Monitor the condition of shop and stage equipment, monitor inventory and recommend upgrades/updates as needed
Provide guidance to student leaders and the Theater Assistants on theater and build safety. Recommend, provide, and oversee safety training as needed.
Regular meetings with the Assistant Director of Student Engagement Operations
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