Responsibilities include alterations, costume maintenance,
laundering/dry cleaning, maintaining dressing rooms, dressing
performers before and during performances, coordinating the
receiving and returning of costume packages, and maintaining
To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually
strive to foster an inclusive campus community, which recognizes
the value of all persons regardless of identity. Our department is
committed to contributing to an educational environment that is
rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity.
Must know how to hand and machine sew. Should be good at following
directions. Must be organized and be able to take notes and
complete a task list. Experience with wig supervision and
maintenance is highly desired. Successful candidates will be open
to learning construction techniques for theatrical costuming.
The university requires employees to become fully vaccinated for
and new employees must provide proof of at least their
first shot prior to the first day of employment. Boosters are
required. Individuals may seek a medical or a religious exemption
to the vaccination requirement.
There are multiple part-time Stitcher
positions available. Hours are flexible and can vary during the
Hourly Pay Rate:
Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until
the positions are filled. Please upload a cover letter and resume.
You will be asked to provide names and contact information for
three professional references.
External Applicants: Application instructions for external
applicants are located on the jobs.wlu.edu or here
Current W&L Employees: Apply from your existing Workday
account. Instructions are located at jobs.wlu.edu
Type of Work:
- Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working,
primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in
- Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and
- Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of
the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
- Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for
sustained periods of time.
- Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding,
ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and
- Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or
- Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or
moving objects horizontally from position to position. This factor
is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the
substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or
up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of
force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg
controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for
Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is
rated for Light Work.