Academic Specialist - Costume Studio Supervisor

Indiana University at Bloomington
February 19, 2023
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Title Academic Specialist - Costume Studio Supervisor

Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track Department IU Bloomington Theatre & Drama Position Summary

Costume Studio Supervisor:

The Department of Theatre, Drama, & Contemporary Dance www. theatre.indiana.edu at Indiana University, Bloomington, invites applicants for a full-time (12-month) Costume Studio Supervisor in a non- tenure-track position of Academic Specialist. Ideal start date June 1st, 2023.

Position serves as Costume Studio Supervisor of an artistically diverse and robust academic production season (August-May) and summer professional theatre season Indiana University Summer Theatre (IUST). Works in close collaboration with the department's Assistant Costume Studio Supervisor and Director of Dance Costumes (ACSS-DDC). The position is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the studio, supervision of graduate students, hourly employees, and liaise with costume guest artists. Position and ACSS-DDC work together in decisions regarding studio employee duties and assignments, policies, procedures, budget, purchasing, calendars, stock maintenance, studio maintenance and workflow. The position is expected to train wardrobe supervisors and attend early dress rehearsals; it requires navigating backstage training and occasionally lifting fabric and costumes up to 30 pounds.

The department upholds a standard of interdisciplinary collaboration and requires an energetic, engaged, and enthusiastic colleague committed to diversity in curriculum, practice, and student engagement. The candidate must be ready to support and engage with the intellectual and creative life of the department.

Applicant must have excellent organizational and professional interpersonal skills, significant expertise in costume construction, and a commitment to working in a professional training program environment. Applicants must have either a degree in costuming or commensurate professional experience in costume supervision and/or direction in an academic or industry costume department.

Applicants should apply online at https: // indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/14111, including a cover letter; CV (Curriculum Vitae) ; statement on fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in and out of the classroom; contact information for three letters of reference. Application review begins November 7, 2022. Questions can be sent to Cindi Severance at [email protected].

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Basic Qualifications

Applicant must have excellent organizational and professional interpersonal skills, significant expertise in costume construction, and a commitment to working in a professional training program environment. Applicants must have either a degree in costuming or commensurate professional experience in costume supervision and/or direction in an academic or industry costume department.

Department Contact for Questions

Questions can be sent to Cindi Severance at [email protected].

Additional Qualifications Salary and Rank Special Instructions

Applicants should apply online at https: // indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/14111, including a cover letter; CV (Curriculum Vitae) ; statement on fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in and out of the classroom; contact information for three letters of reference. Application review begins November 7, 2022.

For Best Consideration Date 11/07/2022 Expected Start Date 06/01/2023 OAA # IU-100122-2022

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