Interim Costume Shop Supervisor

Ohio, United States
Competitive Salary
Jul 13, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Denison University
Interim Costume Shop Supervisor

Denison University is an academically rigorous liberal arts college with an increasingly diverse campus community. It offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Denison is located in the village of Granville, 30 minutes from Columbus, Ohio, the state capital, which hosts a wide range of cultural and artistic opportunities. Granville also offers an excellent public school system and easy access to outdoor activities.

Denison University is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as our Interim Costume Shop Supervisor. This individual will manage day-to-day operations of the costume shop at the Eisner Center for the Performing Arts in support of the departments of Theatre, Dance, and Music. Coordinate the work flow of the costume shop, train and supervise a staff of student employees, and realize costume designs through patterning, draping, construction, purchase, loan, or use of costume stock. Work collaboratively across departments to support the creative process while maintaining production schedules and budgets.

Minimum qualifications include: A Bachelor’s degree with a focus in costume design/technology or equivalent education and experience. Experience in the management side of costume shop operations including allocation of resources for overlapping projects. Demonstrated knowledge of advanced sewing skills including the ability to operate and maintain costume shop equipment and tools including sewing machines, sergers, professional pressing equipment, measuring and cutting tools. Familiarity with historical or period costumes as well as an understanding of strategies for costuming varying styles of dance.

To learn more about the position and to apply, please visit Candidates applying by July 23, 2021 will be given full consideration. The position will be open until filled.

To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to attract and hire candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences and identities. Denison fosters a campus community that recognizes the value of all persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender expression and identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide ( Denison University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.