Western Connecticut State University
Danbury, CT
Production House

Expires: 06/13/19

Job Dates

30 Days


23.00 per hour

Western Connecticut State University
School of Visual + Performing Arts
Theatre Arts
University Assistant
Part Time 19 hours per week

Western Connecticut State University's School of Visual and Performing Arts, Department of Theatre Arts is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for a part-time University Assistant. This is a 10 months, 19 hours per week position. Primary responsibility will be providing assistance with a variety of tasks to support the Theatre Arts Program. Organize and facilitate transport of props and scenery to/from storage facility to VPAC; Supervise/maintain organization of storage facility; Supervise/schedule work crews; Coordinate and supervise general work crews for sets, props, lighting, and costumes as needed; Maintains hourly records and schedules, recruits and assist with supervising student employees; Pickup and return of rental costumes, as necessary; Assists with organization, work orders and supplies within the academic and laboratory spaces; Assists with transport and travel arrangements for master classes, New York City showcase and airports; Assists with maintaining departmental website and recruitment.

Qualifications: BFA or BA in Theatre Arts or professional equivalent required; Microsoft Office experience, particularly MS Excel is required; must possess a current and clean driver's license, as well as the ability to drive small box trucks/vans. Must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 50 lbs. Must be self-motivated, reliable, and possess a professional demeanor. Evidence of leadership, interpersonal, organizational and time-management skills is required.

WCSU is committed to enhancing our diverse university community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion.

Salary, Work Hours + Benefits: $23.00 per hour - additional consideration will be given commensurate with candidate's experience. Work hours will be 19 hours per week for 42 weeks (21 per semester). Information on benefits can be found on the Human Resources website: http://wcsu.edu/hr/benefits/. Please note: there are no paid benefits for this position.

Application Process: Prospective candidates must apply via email by submitting a cover letter, which includes the contact information for (3) current professional references and a resume, as one (1) complete file (PDF or Word format only) and not via multiple attachments to: hrpositions@wcsu.edu. In email subject line of reference: Your Last Name UA-Theatre. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.



Peggy Boyle

Assistant Director of Human Resources - Recruitment


Business Address

181 White Street,

Danbury, CT 06810

Posted: 05/14/2019 10:13:07 EST

Last Updated: 05/14/2019 13:00 EST

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