University of Central Arkansas
Conway, AR

Expires: 01/10/20

Job Dates

Preferred start date August 16, 2019


$38,000-42,000 annually

The Department of Film, Theatre, and Creative Writing invites applications for the position of Costume Shop Manager / Lecturer I for the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) Theatre academic program and the costume shop manager for the Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre (AST), a professional summer festival.

This full-time, eleven-month, non-tenure-track position has a preferred start date of August 16, 2019.
Please refer to https://jobs.uca.edu/postings/5891 to apply.

1) Lecturer responsibilities include teaching one 3-hour course per semester (fundamentals of design, makeup, costume construction, or other related courses).
2) Technical responsibilities include designing costumes, mentoring design students, or coordinating with guest designers for all departmental productions.
3) The Costume Shop Manager is responsible for all aspects of the work of the costume shop. These responsibilities and duties include:
- Hiring costume staff and managing the costume shop for AST.
- Management, supervision, and instruction of all costume shop staff, including work study and laboratory students.
- Execution of costume designs in the areas of stitching, cutting, draping, shopping, pulling, dying, altering, and fittings, along with any craftwork, hair styling, and wigs or make up work
- Supervising wardrobe crews
- Management and maintenance of all costume shop resources, including budgets, supplies, materials, equipment, calendars, and schedules.
- Setting procedures for and managing costume storage, workshop production support and costume rentals and borrowing.
- Excellence in organization and self-motivation.

- M.F.A. in Costume Design and Technology, or M.A. in related discipline with substantial professional experience may be considered.
- College teaching experience preferred.

For more information about UCA Theatre and the Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre, please see our websites- https://uca.edu/theatre/ https://www.arkshakes.com


Shauna Meador

Chair, Film, Theatre, and Creative Writing


Business Address

201 Donaghey Avenue

P.O. Box 4942

Conway, AR 72035

Posted: 07/10/2019 09:14:36 EST

Last Updated: 07/10/2019 13:00 EST

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