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The Department of Theatre and Dance invites applicants for a 10-month, non-teaching, professional Costume Shop Supervisor beginning as soon as possible. This position is term-appointed and renewable annually.
Rewards & Benefits
Competitive compensation plus comprehensive benefits plan including health, dental, and vision insurance and retirement plan options including a fixed pension plan or a 401(A) with generous employer contributions;
Paid leave provisions including sick and holiday leave; impressive educational benefits including tuition-free study plus supplemental tuition aid;
A rich array of services, programs and benefits to help employees advance in their career and enhance the quality of their personal life, including professional development programs and services, employee EAP and wellness programs, discounted membership to the on-campus fitness center, and access to the Campus and Community Child Care Center.
Reporting to the Chair, the successful candidate's duties include:
Supervision, maintenance and safety of the Department's costume shop, supervising costume storage and student crews;
Assisting the Department's Costume Design faculty in planning, preparing, purchasing and constructing/altering costumes for the six Departmental productions per year;
Developing and maintaining the Department's build schedule;
Managing the workload of our part time Cutter/Draper;
Maintaining inventory and purchasing necessary supplies;
Maintaining costume shop machines, tools and supplies;
Tracking student hours for Theatre and Dance Productions.
Participate in committees and provide service to the department, college, university, and profession;
Be aware of, understand, and follow all university policies.
This is a full-time, 10-month, term appointed, professional position beginning as soon as possible with a salary range of $39,661 - $42,000, commensurate with experience.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Bachelor's degree in Theatre with emphasis in Costume Technology/Management;
Experience in a professional or educational costume shop environment;
Excellent costume construction skills;
Ability to train students in the use of costume shop equipment (sewing machines, sergers, irons, washers/dryers, etc);
Proficiency in office-related computer software and applications (Excel, Word, Google, Accounting, etc);
Demonstrated commitment to the University, division, and profession.
Demonstrated commitment and ability to work with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff and constituents in support of campus and department mission;
Master of Fine Arts in Theatre with an emphasis in Costume Technology/Management;
Three or more years professional experience in commercial, educational, or regional theatre costume construction;
Draping and pattern drafting skills;
Master of Fine Arts in Theatre with an emphasis in Costume Technology/Management
Three or more years professional experience in commercial, educational, or regional theatre costume construction Draping and pattern drafting skills;
Interest in, and commitment to, community engagement
The State University of New York at Fredonia is one of the crown jewels in the 64-campus State University of New York system. Founded in 1826, Fredonia is a highly ranked comprehensive, selective, public, residential, liberal arts university that enrolls approximately 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 80+ majors and 50+ minors. Fredonia is consistently ranked as a top public university for academics, value, and social mobility. Fredonia is known for its strong academic programs, professional, award-winning faculty, a welcoming, inclusive atmosphere, and a strong focus on student success.
The 256-acre campus, known for beautiful green spaces and attractive architecture, is located one mile from the shore of Lake Erie in beautiful Western New York with ready access to fishing, swimming, and lakefront attractions. Fredonia is centrally located between several large metropolitan areas. It is one hour south of Buffalo and Niagara Falls, 45 minutes north of Erie, PA, and just 2 ½ hours from Pittsburgh, Cleveland, or Toronto.
Fredonia is a safe village community with beautiful Victorian homes situated in the heart of Western New York wine country. The location affords res...idents all four authentic weather seasons; warm and sunshine-filled, yet comfortable spring and summer, vibrant colors across rolling hills with the changing leaves of autumn, and the picturesque landscapes and accompanying outdoor activities of winter.
SUNY provides a competitive salary and benefits package.
Fredonia's faculty and staff focus on ensuring that all students will achieve the Institutional Learning Goals:
-SKILLED Develop Intellectual and Applied Skills, Literacies and Knowledge
-CONNECTED Engage Community and Diversity: Local Stewardship, Global Citizenship
-CREATIVE Demonstrate Scholarship, Artistry, and Innovation
-RESPONSIBLE Activate Sustainability, Ethics, Leadership, and Professionalism.