Scene Shop Staff

Job Description: Scene Shop Staff members work closely with the Technical Director and students in Theatre 115: Introduction to Stagecraft to perform the majority of the construction (primarily carpentry), painting, electrics, and other technical work involved in mounting the department’s mainstage productions. Scene Shop Staff also might be called to participate in mainstage Strike calls. Minimum of 3 hrs/week scheduled time (plus 5 Strike calls, 4 hrs each).

Preferred Skills/Attributes: Experience in carpentry, painting, theatrical lighting technology and/or design; ability to work in confined spaces and lift approximately seventy (70) pounds; prior tool qualification (provided by the department in Theatre 115: Introduction to Stagecraft); First Aid and Adult CPR certification (provided by the department upon hiring)

Preferred Experience in the Department: Theatre 115: Introduction to Stagecraft required; some additional experience working with department faculty and staff members (in coursework and/or productions).

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