Millikin University
Decatur, IL

Expires: 12/13/18



Millikin University seeks full-time Costume Shop Supervisor to begin in August 2018. The successful candidate will report to and collaborate with the Costume Director to produce a six-to-seven show season including straight plays, musicals, opera and a dance concert. Duties include: draping/pattern drafting, instructing student stitchers, maintenance of home and industrial sewing machines, handling rentals, and maintaining shop supplies. This position will oversee student labor, including BFA majors, work study and practicum students. Opportunities to teach classes in costume production are possible.

Successful candidates will possess an M.F.A. by the start of the contract and should demonstrate knowledge in a wide range of costume construction methods, alterations, costume design, and costume history. Applicants must be organized and have the ability to complete assigned projects while supervising students. Great communication skills and the ability to work both independently and with others are essential. Proficiency in computers including word, excel, email, online calendars are necessary. Preferred qualifications include previous teaching experiences, costume craft and hair experience, and experience serving diverse student populations. You may view a complete position description and minimum qualifications at www.millikin.edu/employment.

To apply, applicants should submit a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, digital portfolio, and contact information of three professional references to www.millikin.edu/employment. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Millikin offers a competitive salary and full benefit package.


Tammy Maxwell

Assistant Director, Human Resources



(217) 362-6416

Fax: (217) 362-6468

Business Address

1184 West Main Street

Decatur, IL 62522

Posted: 06/13/2018 15:59:07 EST

Last Updated: 06/13/2018 20:00 EST

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