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Costume Shop Manager  « Position Deleted on 3/24/2014 »

Institution: Stony Brook University
Location: Stony Brook, NY
Category:
  • Faculty - Fine and Applied Arts - Theatre and Dance
  • Admin - Arts and Museum Administration
Posted: 02/25/2014
Type: Full Time
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Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook Medicine is Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments.

Budget Title: Instructional Support Technician

REF#: WC-S-8510-14-02-S

Department: Theater Arts

Salary: $42, 801 - $54, 950

Grade: SL-3

State Professional Position

State Line#: 33465

Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree. Two years of full-time experience working in costume and prop shops. Familiarity with costume shop equipment i.e.: sewing machines.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's of Fine Arts. An additional five years experience in the field. Prior experience in a educational setting.

Brief Description of Duties: The Costume and Prop Shop are critical to both Theatre Arts courses as well as productions. The Costume Shop Manager provides support for classes in the area of costume design, acting and directing classes, as well as faculty and student stage productions. The primary responsibility of this position is the safe operation and management of all aspects of the costume shop, and costume and prop storage. This involves overseeing the preparation of costumes for all department productions, both faculty directed and student productions, and providing assistance related to props and costumes for guest artists and visiting companies. In addition, the costume shop manager oversees loans and rentals of costumes and props to on-campus and off-campus organizations. The selected candidate will:
  • Assist faculty by providing support for Acting, Directing and Costume Design courses, by demonstrating to and discussing with students techniques and procedures in support of labs. In addition, support courses by loaning costumes and props as needed and requested by faculty.
  • Support for all stage productions by working with the costume designer to order proper materials, ensure costumes are ready when needed and maintain costumes throughout the run of production. Attend production meetings.
  • Safe operation and management of costume and prop shop for all department productions, both student and faculty as well as guest artists. This includes ensuring the shop is supplied with appropriate equipment, materials and notions necessary for support of classes and production need to be on hand as needed. Facilitate the maintenance of the equipment, overseeing repairs in a timely manner, and notifying appropriate faculty and staff when equipment needs replacing or updating. Keep shops orderly in accordance with department policies as well as Fire and Health and Safety regulations.
  • Oversee the loaning and rentals of costumes and props to on-campus and off-campus organizations by tracking items, ensuring timely return of all loaned items, oversee repairs and laundering of loaned items.
  • Oversee the inventory for the costume and prop shops by keeping an inventory on a regular basis and assess the quality and usability of stock. Facilities need to be monitored to ensure the building systems (lighting, HVAC) are operable and maintain these areas in a clean and orderly manner.
Special Notes: This is a full time appointment, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application , cover letter and resume to:

Laura Sisti
Theater Arts
Staller Center, Room 2224
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5400

Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 03/24/2014, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND EDUCATOR.
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Job Category: B) Administrative and Professional Positions (excluding teaching and patient/clinical care).
Posting Date: 02/23/2014
Additional Categories:

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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, people of color, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.