Washington and Lee University
Lexington, VA

Expires: 05/29/21


$15 per hour

Apply at https://wlu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/WLUCareers/job/Lexington-VA/Part-Time-Costume-Shop-Stitcher_R30

Responsibilities include alterations, costume maintenance, laundering/dry cleaning, maintaining dressing rooms, dressing performers before and during performances, coordinating the receiving and returning of costume packages, and maintaining wardrobe work-space. Experience with wig supervision and maintenance is highly desired.

There are multiple part-time Stitcher positions available. Hours are flexible and can vary during the academic year.

STATUS: Part-Time, Without Benefits.
WORK HOURS: Varied and flexible. In this position you are limited to 29 or fewer hours per week and less than 999 hours in your anniversary year.
FLSA: Non-Exempt
MINIMUM PAY: $15.00/ hour


Must know how to hand and machine sew. Should be good at following directions. Must be organized and be able to take notes and complete a task list. Experience with wig supervision and maintenance is highly desired. Successful candidates will be open to learning construction techniques for theatrical costuming.

Application Instructions:
Please submit the online application forms. Applicants are required to submit a photo portfolio of costume/clothing construction in order to be considered for position. Cover letter and resume are optional.

External Applicants: Complete the online application forms. Cover letter and resume are optional. If your upload a resume on the Quick Apply screen, the application will will automatically populate your resume details, and you may verify and update data on the My Information page. You must add a photo portfolio of costume/clothing construction on and you may add a cover letter to the Resume/CV document upload section at the bottom of the My Experience application page if you wish. You will not be able to modify your application after you submit it. The My Experience page is the only opportunity to add a cover letter. The online application form requires you provide names and contact information for three professional references.

Current W+L Employees: Apply from your existing Workday account. Click Apply from the Open W+L Jobs report. Update your Education and Job History. Attach a portfolio of costume/clothing construction and three professional references with contact information in the appropriate boxes. Cover letter and resume are optional. Refer to the Job Aid for additional guidance.

Physical Requirements:

Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling.

Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.

Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time.

Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.

Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.

Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.

Type of Work:

Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.

Non-Benefit Eligible


Sierra Gray

Assistant Director For Talent Recruitment



(540) 458-8623

Business Address

204 W. Washington St.

Lexington, VA 24450

Posted: 01/12/2021 16:41:23 EST

Last Updated: 01/12/2021 20:00 EST

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