Employment

Position:  Assistant Technical Director/Scene Shop Foreman, Anticipated start date on or before 8/1/2017.

Description: Duties include teaching two technical theatre classes each semester, daily shop planning, purchasing and shop supervision of student workers; assisting with training students in safe theatrical production techniques; organization and maintenance of equipment and supplies; assistance with production planning, budgeting, purchasing and staff management, technical drawings and instruction in technical theatre classes.

Application:  Apply online for this position at https://jobs.radford.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1494594160630
Click on Administrative/Professional Faculty Positions and then search for Assistant Technical Director/Scene Shop Foreman. Review of applications will begin on June 26, 2017.

 

Position:  Costume Shop Manager, Start Date: 8/10/2017.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have strong organizational and personnel management skills.  Applicant must have solid costume construction background of flat patterning techniques, period patterning and construction techniques, cutting and draping, fitting, hand and machine stitching, as well as textiles, costume history, wig, hair styling, wardrobe, makeup and stock organization.  Budgetary experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office suite a necessary. MFA Preferred. BA/BS or BFA required with a focus in Costume Design or Costume Technology.

Description: Duties include oversight of costume shop and production budgets, manage day to day activities in the costume shop, drape patterns, sew on all theatre productions, attend weekend calls and production meetings as needed, attend all fittings, manage supplies and equipment, manage and supervise costume work study personnel and volunteers, travel to make area purchases, manage costume inventory and rentals, and assist with Stagecraft class.  The successful candidate will maintain clear communication and a positive, professional decorum with all personnel.

Position Classification: Classified 9 month

Application:  A cover letter, CV, examples of construction projects, and phone numbers of two references. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until position is filled. Applications are online.

Click on Classified Positions and then search for Costume Shop Manager.

Additional Information:

Please address any questions regarding the position to Monica Weinzapfel at: mweinzap@radford.edu.

 

Information:  

The Department of Theatre & Cinema is NAST-accredited and committed to strong academic and production programs in a liberal arts setting.  The Department offers the Bachelor of Science degree, the Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre, and a minor in Theatre or Cinematic Arts. Students and faculty enjoy a well-equipped facility including two theatre spaces:  a 487-seat proscenium theatre and a flexible 40 X 40 black box.  Radford University is co-educational, state-supported with over 9,000 students.  In addition Radford is a city of 15,000 in the scenic highlands of southwest Virginia, approximately 40 miles southwest of Roanoke.

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