THEATRE DEPARTMENT STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES
Student Staff Job Descriptions
The Department of Theatre relies heavily upon students for the success of its coursework and experiential programs. Beyond participation for academic credit, the department offers paid positions to qualified students in a diverse array of positions. The faculty and staff encourage all students to take Theatre 115: Introduction to Stagecraft before applying for Student Staff. All successful applicants must be full-time students (defined by the Registrar as taking at least 12 credits), have a strong work ethic, and be able to work within deadlines.
Beyond the comprehensive descriptions below, please feel free to contact the Faculty Designer, Technical Director, Costume Studio Supervisor, or current Student Staff Production Stage Manager if you have any questions. Student Staff members are expected to keep track of their hours on the Enterprise eTime system and approve their electronic timesheet no later than 5pm on the 24th of each month. In addition to department-related work, crew opportunities may be available on occasional Public Events productions and showcases. For your information, all Department of Theatre student wages are defined as Category II and are paid on the 10th of every month. If you have any questions regarding compensation or employment with work-study status, please contact the Treasurer’s Office.
The Department of Theatre has a zero-tolerance policy for alcohol and drug use in its facilities. Any employee who reports for work under the influence of any substance will be relieved of his or her duties. The Faculty and Staff are concerned with the impact of sleep deprivation on safety and work quality, and will meet, on an individual basis, with any employee who reports for work sleep deprived to discuss these concerns. The Department of Theatre does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, creed, or disability.