Employment Description

Costume Designer/Costume Shop Manager
Date Posted 04/11/2017
Hiring Status No Longer Accepting Applications
Location Winona Campus
Position Responsibilities

The Costume Designer and Costume Shop/Laboratory Manager will design and oversee the making of costumes for the department of theatre and dance. This role will teach costume and stage makeup design courses and oversee student workers. This position will also maintain the costume shop/laboratory, construct and finish all costumes, makeup, load-ins, and strikes for the Department of Theatre and Dance production season. 

Essential Skills and Abilities
This position requires:
  • Design and construction abilities (hand and machine sewing), operation, and maintenance of specialized equipment and costumes. 
  • Ability to supervise student workers and work with production staff. 
  • Ability to teach costume design and stage makeup.
Pattern making, dyeing and painting, millinery, costume crafts, masks, and wig styling skills preferred.
  The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
Education and Experience
Minimum of a Master’s Degree and/or significant professional experience required. Terminal degree preferred.
All job offers are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.
Additional Required Materials Resume or curriculum vitae, transcripts, professional portfolio, and contact information for three references.
Application Review Date
Starting Date 08/01/2017
Contact Judy Myers, Chair, Costume Design Search Committee
Contact Email jmyers@smumn.edu
Position Full-time
Contract Length 9 Month
Other Details / Information
Benefits Full
Work Sponsorship This position is not eligible for work sponsorship
  We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Lasallian Catholic identity to apply.