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Education Required:

BS/BA/BFA degree in theatrical production for theatre and/or opera or equivalent educational and professional experience.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three years’ experience beyond the BS/BA/BFA degree is required
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently from costume renderings, drawings, and sketches with only verbal instructions from the Costume Manager. Demonstrated professional working proficiency level.
  • Working experience and demonstrable skill in costume construction including, draping, pattern creation, cutting, sewing, and costume crafts

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience in the creation of Millinery
  • Ability to mix dye and alter color with the use of a commercial dye vat.
  • Experience in the creation of fantasy costumes such as cosplay, Carnivale, and Historical Reenactments.
  • Working experience in teaching students/mentoring inexperienced students in theatrical costume construction techniques
  • Sewing machine repair and maintenance.

Application Details:

In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a "relevant file" to the submission.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and export control screening. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process. 

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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