Syracuse Stage is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our work, on and offstage. We encourage applicants with a unique cultural perspective inclusive of race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, class, physical ability and sexual orientation. 

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Syracuse Stage will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of accommodation in order to provide access to the application, interviewing and selection process. You are not required to note the presence of a disability on this application. If, however, you require reasonable accommodation in the application and/or interview process due to disability, requests must be made in a timely manner to the Human Resources Office at (315) 443-9842.
 

JOB OPENINGS  

Administrative

Director of Development

Syracuse Stage, the professional LORT theatre in residence at Syracuse University, seeks candidates for the position of Director of Development. The Director of Development leads a three-person team in executing all fundraising campaigns for Syracuse Stage, including those for individual, corporate, foundation, government and in-kind gifts.  Develops strong working relationships with Syracuse Stage Board of Trustees, funders, community members, and staff to achieve budgeted goals. Implements and oversees logistics for annual Syracuse Stage gala, opening night dinners and other projects as assigned.

The Syracuse Stage Development Office is located within the Syracuse Stage facility and the Director of Development interacts primarily with Stage staff and trustees, reporting to the Syracuse Stage Managing Director.  There is regular collaboration with, and dual reporting to the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ Assistant Dean for Advancement. This position is year round full-time exempt, paid through the University with full University benefits. Salary range is $80,000-$95,000/annually.  

Ideal Candidates Will Have:
- 5+ years of progressively responsible experience in fundraising, preferably for an arts or educational institution.
- Demonstrated success in solicitation of gifts from individuals, foundations and corporations.
- Commitment to developing and leading staff.
- Impeccable attention to detail.
- Understanding of Syracuse and its philanthropic community, and/or the national performing arts funding community.
 
To Apply:
For additional information and to apply, visit: https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/82439
 
Syracuse Stage is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our work, on and offstage. We are dedicated to hiring and developing diverse talent and believe deeply in equity, diversity of race/ethnicity, gender identity, abilities, veteran status, and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different. We are committed to reducing physical barriers in the workspace and ensuring that all applicants and employees receive reasonable accommodations to perform the essential functions of any given role. Candidates who share these values are strongly encouraged to apply.

Production

Resident Scenic Charge Artist

Syracuse Stage, a leading LORT theatre in residence at Syracuse University, is accepting resumes with electronic portfolios of representative work for a Scenic Charge Artist.
 
Syracuse Stage is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our work, on and offstage. We encourage applicants with a unique cultural perspective inclusive of race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, class, physical ability and sexual orientation.
 
The Syracuse Stage Paint Shop produces for both Syracuse Stage, working with professional house staff, designers and directors from nearby NYC and across the nation, and the SU Department of Drama working with student and faculty designers. Charge Artist leads and supervises a staff of full time scenic artist and part time student labor.
 
Ideal Candidate Skills and Qualities:
Successful candidates will have experience in professional theatre, with the ability to consistently produce high quality work in a variety of styles and techniques, both independently and as team leader.
 
Carving/sculpture experience and a broad knowledge of different materials, coatings, and finishing techniques.
 
Must possess the ability to manage the paint shop time, budgets, and people well, while balancing multiple projects in various stage of production. Excellent problem-solving skills and proven ability to create and lead a positive work environment is key to this position.
 
Demonstrated experience estimating paint labor and material expenses from preliminary design submissions.  Ability to proactively and constructively collaborate with guest designers, student designers, and co-workers to revise designs to meet budget allocations.
 
Position Dates and Salary:
Position is full-time, annual, salaried position and includes a benefit package. Overtime may be required prior to and during load-in, tech, and dress weeks.
 
Anticipated start date on or around July 1, 2020.
 
Physical Demands & Working Conditions:
Work may require routine physical exertion including working at heights or on the floor, long hours and paint work with a variety of chemical source material. Knowledge to use, teach and lead others in use of safety equipment and/or specific precautions is required.
 
To Apply:
Please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for references to Don Buschmann at hr@syracusestage.org. Alternatively, please email HR for an application. Priority consideration will be given to early applicants. Position open until filled.


 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer usher, please contact Jake Ellison, audience services manager, at jgelliso@syr.edu.
Individuals 14 years or older are eligible to volunteer.  

UPCOMING SHOWS & EVENTS

Past Shows