Costume Shop Manager

Job #2287

Job Type Full Time
Location Princeton, New Jersey
Field Costume Design and Technology
Post Date Sep 19, 2021
Salary $70,000 - $80,000

The Lewis Center for the Arts (LCA) at Princeton University is seeking a Costume Shop Manager. This is a full-time, 10 month position. The LCA is a home for artists, educators, staff, scholars, students, audiences and those who embrace, embody, and nurture an expansive vision of art. We believe that art as a practice generates, significantly clarifies, and shares human experience and should not be a matter of luxury and privilege. Since creating and engaging in art is greatly enhanced by equitable participation, we believe diversity is a foundational value.We are looking for a creative, collaborative person with experience in all aspects of costume design and construction to join our production staff. Someone to promote an inclusive and safe work environment; to foster a culture of community, equity, diversity, inclusion and anti-racism among staff and guest artists as well fostering a dynamic and creative shop environment.


BA or BFA in Theater or similar professional experience
5-7 years experience
Broad working knowledge of all aspects of costume design and production from initial design to final performance.
A solid background in technical theater - either design or costume construction.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, positive attitude, team player, collaboration skills, problem solving skills and a great sense of humor.
Self-motivated, organized and detail oriented.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Prime, and Concur. Ability to work a schedule that varies from week to week and includes nights and weekends on a regular basis.
Valid driver’s license, must be able to drive a University vehicle.
Working knowledge of some additional costuming skills preferred, such as stage makeup, hat making, crafts, painting and dyeing.