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Fall 2017Work-Study: Theatre Studies Craft Artisans (Open to Active Guilford Students Only)

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Contact Robin Vest, Theatre Studies Chair, at

Posting Details

This position is available for Guilford College student applicants only. If you are not a currently enrolled student at Guilford College, do not apply for this position.

Position Information

Title Fall 2017Work-Study: Theatre Studies Craft Artisans (Open to Active Guilford Students Only)
Department Theatre Department
Work Location (Building) Theatre Studies complex, Founders Basement and Scene Shop
Who will student report to? Robin Vest or Brian Coleman, depending on assignment
Is this a work study or non-work study position? Work Study
Hours per week 6-8 hours per week up to 103 per semester
Position Summary

Assist in craft positions in the Theatre Studies scene shop or costume shop depending on the skill set and previous experience of the applicant.

Scene shop assignments involve building scenic elements for productions and might include working in carpentry, electrics, sound, lights or rigging,

Costume shop assignments involve preparing and maintaining costumes for productions and will include hand and machine sewing. Other responsibilities might involve teaching sewing skills to others; shopping; finding and returning rentals; laundry and ironing; and maintaining the cleanliness and organization of the costume shop.

All craft artisans in both shops may also be assigned work in the properties department.

Qualifications/Special Skills Required

Applicants should have some experience or skills in their areas of interest. A driver’s license is an asset for all positions.

Physical Requirements

Scene shop positions require sufficient physical strength to lift 25 pounds or more.

Posting Number STU00458
Open Date 08/22/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Contact Robin Vest, Theatre Studies Chair, at <vestr@guilford.edu>

Additional Information

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Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1