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Metropolitan State University Of Denver Costume Shop Manager in Denver, Colorado

Please see Special Instructions for more details.IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via theonline application system, .References refers to a list of three professional references and their contactinformation.Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire. Posting Details Posting Number A01493 Position Title Costume Shop Manager Position Number E01164 Salary for AnnouncementThe salary range for this position is $45,300- $68,000. The finalsalary will be commensurate with education and experience. Pay GradePay Grade (2020):15 Employee Category Professional staff Department Theater EClass Code Full Time Professional Staff Position SummaryThe Costume Shop Manager is responsible for the daily operation, safety,organization, and management of the costume shop. These duties includecompletion of costume elements within production deadlines; supervision ofall necessary production purchases; communication with the designer,director, stage management regarding costume details, fittings,cleaning, and maintenance and troubleshooting; supervision of strike;and adherence to provided budgets.The Costume Shop Manager, with the guidance of the Production Manager, isresponsible for the supervision and safety of student, volunteer and paidcostume shop staff, initiating student employee paperwork, time entryapproval, supervision and termination of student employees within theuniversity process. Is responsible for keeping the shop supplied with allappropriate materials and goods; maintains general organization of the workand storage spaces. Works with the Theatre Department Costume Faculty todevelop and implement training for students; and utilizes summer months tocomplete costume stock and equipment inventories and equipment maintenance.Follows departmental guidelines on fittings and measurements.The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experienceworking with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitmentto improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.IND208Duties/Responsibilities60% of position:*Oversee the completion of all costume elements for departmental productionsto the Costume Designer and Director's satisfaction and within productiondeadlines.*Supervise the purchase of all necessary materials and supplies needed foreach production.*Coordinate all costume rental orders.*Pattern, drape, cut and construct costume pieces and accessories asneeded to complete all costume elements by the production deadlines whilesupervising students and other shop staff.*Act as a liaison with Stage Management students for costume fitting andproduction notes.*Attend fittings as necessary for troubleshooting and production continuity.*Train and support wardrobe crew on cleaning and maintenance of costumesduring the run of the production; attend production meetings and dressrehearsals as requested by Costume Designer, Costume Director and/orProduction Manager.*Oversee costume strike after each production and ensure that all rental andstock costumes receive proper cleaning and are returned or restocked.*Train student wardrobe head and crew to ensure the smooth transition of thecostumes from costume shop to dress rehearsal and performance.*Ensure adherence to the production and general costume shop budgets in atimely fashion.*Track all production expenditures.*Supervise, instruct, and insure a safe working environment for allstudents, volunteer and paid staff workers in the costume/wardrobe areas.*Along with Costume Director, develop and implement training procedures inbasic costume

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