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  

 

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.  

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