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Theatre Department Student Assistant

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Theatre Department Student Assistant
Posting Number
Job Type Student
Work-Study/Non Work-Study Work-Study
Hours Variable – up to 20 hours per week (CANNOT work more than 20 hours per week with all combined KC employment while classes are in session)
Pay Rate $9.70 per hour (minimum wage)

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

Assist the Theatre Director with the productions for each semester at Keuka College by:

  • Improving on ability to meet schedules and deadlines
  • Improving ability to work with others
  • Improving on ability to take initiative and solve problems.
Essential Responsibilities
  • Organize and maintain costumes, theatre props, and electrical properties.
  • Stacking lumber, storing props, assembling shelving.
  • Computer work (PowerPoint).
  • May assist in the Box Office.
  • Operates various hand power tools and specialty equipment depending on assignments.
  • Responsible for ensuring that assigned tasks are completed in compliance with various institutional and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain a professional and courteous attitude at all times towards co-workers, internal and external customers, representing Keuka College, its programs, policies and procedures in a positive and professional manner. Maintain effective working relationships to ensure institution-wide teamwork.
  • Attend provided/necessary trainings and other meetings to support effectiveness within the position as required.
  • Consistently demonstrate high standards of integrity by supporting the Keuka College mission, vision and values and adhering to institutional policies.
  • Maintain high regard for student privacy in accordance with the FERPA privacy policies and procedures.
  • Regular and reliable attendance is expected and required.
  • Perform other functions as assigned by management.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Eligible for a Federal Work Study or a Keuka Work Study award.
  2. Current Keuka College student in the traditional on-campus undergraduate program.
  3. Creativity preferred.
  4. Organized, experienced with operating equipment and use of hand power tools a plus.
  5. Highly dependable and reliable.
  6. Working knowledge of computer software, PowerPoint.
  7. Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  8. Understand and behave with a high level of integrity and complete confidentiality at all times.
  9. Ability to be sensitive to and respond to needs/concerns of students, faculty, college staff and the public.
  10. Ability to work under pressure with a high tolerance for interruptions, and the ability to work with diverse groups of people.
Physical Requirements
  • Required weekend and evening hours.
  • Occasional lifting up to 40 lbs.
  • Physical labor required to do things such as stacking lumber, storing props, assembling shelving, painting, etc.

In support of the Americans with Disabilities Act, this job description lists only those responsibilities and qualifications deemed essential to the position.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Posting Detail Information

Position Start Date 09/04/2017
Position End Date 05/18/2018
Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled No

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Letter(s) of Recommendation