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Costume Shop Wardrobe Stitcher

Employer
Washington and Lee University
Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 11, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Performing Arts, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Arts Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Auxiliary Services
Employment Type
Part Time
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Job Description:

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 wardrobe work-space.

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.

Qualifications

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 COVID-19 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.

Work Schedule: There are multiple part-time Stitcher positions available. Hours are flexible and can vary during the academic year.

Hourly Pay Rate: $15

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

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 .

Physical Requirements:
  • Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling.

  • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.

  • 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 arms.

  • Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.

  • 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.

Type of Work:

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.

Non-Benefit Eligible

FLSA:

Non-Exempt
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