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College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Theatre and Dance

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Costume Shop Supervisor/Instructor in Theatre

The Department of Theatre & Dance is seeking candidates for a full-time 9-month renewable non-tenure track Instructor position, beginning August 16, 2017.  The Costume Shop supervisor primarily serves the production program, which is the laboratory for all classroom instruction across the department. The Costume Shop Supervisor, through the production program, influences and instructs all of the students involved with our program, whether they are majors or general population students. Will supervise overhires, graduate and undergraduate student employees in the costume shop.  

MFA in Costume Technology preferred.  MA degree with extensive professional experience considered.  Experience as a costume shop surpervisor at a college or in professional theatre with expertise in fiscal, personnel management, and patternmaking preferred. 

Teaching load of two courses per semester in sewing, patterning, or draping techniques is necessary.  Coordinate, schedule, and supervise fittings.  Order and maintain materials, supplies, eqiupment, facilities, and costume stock.  Hire and supervise staff. 

Send cover letter, resume, and a statement of teaching philosophies and research interests to:  

Dr. Amy Lehman
Longstreet Theatre, Rm. 426
1300 Greene St.
USC Department of Theatre and Dance
Columbia, SC  29208.

Applicant must also apply directly to the University of South Carolina's Division of Human Resources Employment Website at:

For full consideration, applications must be received by April 14, 2017

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.  Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status.