Costume Storage Coordinator

Job Description: The Costume Storage Coordinator works closely with the Costume Studio Supervisor to supervise and coordinate the movement of all costuming items in and out of the department’s costume storage facilities. The Costume Storage Coordinator enforces the department’s checkout policy for costume items by meeting with individuals and groups who wish to borrow items. He or she also works as a Stitcher in the Costume Studio. Minimum of 5 hrs/week scheduled/flex time.

Preferred Skills/Attributes: Superior organization skills; attention to detail; ability to enforce costume checkout procedures and regulations and communicate the same to members of the campus community; upbeat, enthusiastic attitude; Some experience in inventory organization and management (retail, etc.); experience in sewing, common alterations, and other theatrical costuming techniques; ability to work independently without much supervision; First Aid and Adult CPR certification (provided by the department upon hiring).

Preferred Experience in the Department: At least one (1) year as a Stitcher in the Costume Studio; at least one (1) mainstage production as Wardrobe Crew Chief.

Availability: This position is a one-semester or one-year position, extendable for a second year upon successful reapplication. This position is open to students who have completed at least one year at Grinnell College. The student in this position may study abroad and then return to the position afterward (upon successful reapplication).