Federal Work-Study (FWS)


Department:    Theatre
Position:    Costume Shop Assistant
Positions Available:    2
Duties:    Stitching and costume construction for the department’s productions, organization of supplies and stock, maintaining the shop, occasional photocopying and other light clerical duties.
     
Required skills:    Basic hand and machine sewing, willingness to learn new skills, ability to listen and follow directions, pleasant attitude and ability to work with other students of varying skill levels.
     
Start Date:    Fall 2015
Hours per week:    3 - 5
Pay range:    $10/hour
     
Supervisor:    Kris Huie
     
Contact Person:    Krisi Huie
Email:    krisi_huie@umbc.edu
Phone:    410.455.3387
Best time to contact:    10am - 4pm
Last modified:    2015-07-31
     


Department:    Theatre
Position:    Technical Theatre Assistant
Positions Available:    4
Duties:    Fun positions assisting in the construction and technical elements for mounting Theatre Department Productions. Positions in lighting & sound and in set construction. For set construction: Interest in and knowledge of construction practices and experience using power construction tools required. Ability to work completing essential tasks on own. For lighting & sound: Interest in and knowledge of lighting and/or sound equipment, comfortability with working on ladders and with heights. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to interact effectively with internal and external parties in a courteous and efficient manner. Ability to work completing essential tasks on own.
     
Required skills:    You must be able to do basic math, use a tape measure and power tools and be dependable.
     
Start Date:    Fall 2015
Hours per week:    3 - 5
Pay range:    $10/hour
     
Supervisor:    Gregg Schraven
     
Contact Person:    Gregg Schraven
Email:    schraven@umbc.edu
Phone:    410.455.2497
Best time to contact:    10am - 5pm
Last modified:    2015-07-31
     


Department:    Theatre
Position:    Department Office Assistant
Positions Available:    1 - 2
Duties:    This position is essential in supporting departmental day-to-day functions and supporting the program management specialist. Responsibilities include: helping to organize department events, scheduling spaces, helping with the creation and printing of department production programs; sending publicity to multiple department mailing lists; maintaining department advising lists and files; entering information into and maintaining the department’s listserv for communicating department information to students and faculty. Assist with front of house and box office for Department productions. Other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
     
Required skills:    General knowledge of and skill in the practical application of generally accepted office practices and procedures. Ability to communicate effective both orally and in writing. Ability to proofread and edit written documents. Skill in various computer software packages, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and presentation programs, Internet, email and Google calendar software. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to interact effectively with internal and external parties in a courteous and efficient manner. Professional demeanor and attire. Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and execute multiple and continuing assignments with general instructions..
     
Start Date:    Fall 2015
Hours per week:    5 - 8
Pay range:    $10/hour
     
Supervisor:    Colette Searls
     
Contact Person:    Laurie Newton-King
Email:    laurienk@umbc.edu
Phone:    410.455.2917
Best time to contact:    9am - 5pm
Last modified:    2015-07-31