Artist in Costumes

Susquehanna University

United States

May 22, 2022


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Position Title Artist in Costumes

Position Approval Date 04/01/2022 Is this position budgeted? Yes Is this position an essential position? No About Susquehanna

As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,300 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna's unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University's 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit https: // www.

Position Summary

In direct consultation with SU's Department of Theatre faculty, the Artist in Costumes plans and supervises all aspects of costume construction including costume pieces, costume props, hair and make up for the department's 4-5 production season. The position trains and supervises student staff and production crews; coordinates all run crew assignments during technical rehearsals and productions; maintains equipment and costume inventory; provides a clean safe working environment in the costume facilities. The position will teach one course per year on a rotational basis between Costume Design and Stage Make-Up as well as Costume Technology each semester. May also teach advanced topics in costume technology and design through Independent Study coursework.

Required Qualifications

Master of Fine Arts in costume design, costume technology, or a related field. Master of Arts with relevant 3-5 years experience may be considered. Experience with costume design and costume shop equipment for 3 years is a minimum. Prior experience in an educational setting is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications Special Instructions to the Applicant

Review of applications will begin on May 23rd, 2022.

Benefits Eligible Yes Number of Months 9 months Additional Work Schedule Details? Hours per week during the academic year (39 wks) Hours per week during the summer (13 wks) Status Posting Date 04/29/2022 Closing Date 05/22/2022 Open Until Filled No Anticipated Start Date Posting Number AH00858

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