Costume Director

Job #2052

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Job Type Full Time
Location Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Field Education
Post Date Jul 15, 2021
Salary $50,000 to $60,000
Summary

Costume Director

Exciting opportunity to join Lehigh University’s Department of Theatre and Zoellner Art Center as Costume Director. LEHIGH UNIVERSITY seeks a strong leader to coordinate and supervise the completion of all costume technology needs for the Department of Theatre, including four mainstage productions and several smaller black box performances per academic year. The ideal candidate will actively create an inclusive costume shop engaging a diverse population of students, and participate in developing costume pedagogy. Key skills include self-motivation, advocating for garment design and construction across campus, and a commitment to improving equity in the costume shop. Coordinate costume-related spaces and resources, including costume shop, costume inventory, dressing rooms, laundry room, wigs, and makeup. Work closely with faculty, guests, and arts center staff, provide costume and wardrobe-related oversight of and input to calendar, budgets, production meetings, and technical rehearsals. Appointment as an adjunct professor in Lehigh’s NAST-accredited BA theatre program teaching courses in areas of expertise. Supervise the costume shop and build costumes with student crews and wage employees. MFA in costume technology or equivalent for this staff /adjunct faculty position. This is a 12-month exempt staff position, eligible to participate in Lehigh University’s benefits program. Salary in the mid-50,000 range. Lehigh University welcomes candidates from all backgrounds and is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. This is a great place to call home, nestled in the Lehigh Valley a short distance from Philadelphia and NYC. To apply go to: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/865/cw/en-us/job/499618/costume-direct…. Deadline: August 15, 2021

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