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Costume Shop Supervisor

Georgia Southern University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 19, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Other Arts
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Costume Shop Supervisor

Job ID: 238170
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

Department Information
0120501 - Department of Communication Arts

Job Summary
Manage and coordinate all aspects of costume design work in the Communication Arts Costume Shop. Functions as the costume supervisor for all productions, coordinating with faculty, production staff, students, and community users. Supervises assigned staff, student assistants and students.

  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
  • Manages and coordinates all aspects of Costume Shop production, including engagement with Theatre and Opera productions
  • Oversees the facility budget and facility purchases
  • Coordinates with all faculty and costume designers and technicians to arrange equipment, facility use, and materials according to their designs and specifications
  • Creates and constructs costumes per design submission
  • Responsible for costume fittings and modifications
  • Supervises staff, student assistants and students enrolled in the theater program
  • Provides supervision to wardrobe crews for performances
  • Mentors and trains student designers in proper costuming techniques

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Costume Design, Costume Technology, or closely related discipline

Required Experience
  • Experience in costume shop supervision, including budgeting and scheduling

Preferred Qualifications
Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • Skills in costume crafts, hair and makeup, mask-making, or other costume specialties

Preferred Educational Qualifications
  • MFA and/or PhD in Costume Design, Costume Technology, or closely related discipline

Preferred Experience
  • Minimum one year of professional experience

Proposed Salary
$36,500 - $40,000

Required Documents to Attach
  • Please provide three (3) professional references in the Required Documents to Attach section of your application.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Navigate web access and e-mail with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
  • Willingness to engage with institutional student success initiatives

  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success

  • Demonstrate commitment to inclusiveness by working well with diverse populations
  • Use effective communication and human relations skills
  • Demonstrate appropriate organizational skills as required for specific position
  • Demonstrated excellence in costume design and technology, including draping, pattern-making, and a wide range of period and contemporary construction techniques
  • Excellent organizational, time-management, and communication skills
  • Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in instruction and mentorship

Apply Before Date
February 4, 2022

Contact Information
For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by e-mail at

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or

Conditions of Employment
  • Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community
  • Successful completion of background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Work performed in arts, stage arena
  • Workweek often extends beyond 40 hours to evenings and weekends
  • May be required to travel
  • Work will require standing, walking, bending, climbing, stooping, reaching above shoulders
  • May be required maneuvering items weighing up to 50 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodation

Background Check
Standard and Education

Other Information
Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

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