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University of Utah Spv, Costume Shop & Res De in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 05/09/2019

Requisition Number PRN20646B

Job Title Spv, Costume Shop & Res De

Working Title Spv, Costume Shop & Res De

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Variable

Work Schedule Summary

Varies according to School of Dance production schedule. Evenings and weekends are required.

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00076 - School of Dance

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 31600 to 45500

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Costume Shop Director – Supervises all aspects of the School of Dance costuming including but not limited to personnel, equipment, and purchasing. Works closely with the Production Director, faculty, students, and guest choreographers to produce professionally constructed costumes that fit the piece being performed. This may include new construction or redesign of existing costume shop inventory.

Responsibilities

Supervises the Costume Shop by interviewing, hiring and supervising personnel of the costume shop. Works directly with Choreographers to design costumes. Establishes priorities and keeps expenditures within predetermined time, labor, and budget constraints based on approved final designs. Supervises and directs Costume Shop and Wardrobe staff. Assists Production Manager in seasonal budgeting and scheduling of labor. Prepares projections of time, materials, and equipment for each production. Ensures timely delivery of all costume elements. Collaborates with choreographer and stage management to develop and update costume plot, dressing lists, and other shop paperwork. Supervises purchasing of costume shop materials, supplies, and equipment. Anticipates and facilitates work flow through the costume shop by delegating appropriate jobs to shop staff. Schedules all costume and costume related fittings. Attends fittings as necessary. Maintains all shop equipment in safe working order. Maintain accurate records for all expenditure and reports them to the financial officer. Tracks costume inventory. Ensures that staff is working in an safe and supportive environment.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Costume Design, or related field, or equivalency; four years professional costume design experience; and training in textiles, theatrical cutting and draping, dying, scheduling, personnel management, budgetary supervision, and theatrical design required. Excellent oral and written communication skills; supervisory and training skills; the ability to work in a detail- and deadline-oriented environment; and a committment to service excellence also required. A Master of Fine Arts in Costume Design is preferred.

Preferences

Prior experience in construction of dance costumes including tutus. Multi employee management experience. Must work well under pressure.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Applicant review will begin on 5/25/2019 and on campus interviews are scheduled to begin 6/5/2019.

Successful candidate will begin contract on 7/1/2019.

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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