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COSTUME TECHNICIAN - DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE (P2471A) – CLASS I - Concordia University Faculty of Fine Arts

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Category: Production
Location: Montreal, Québec
Deadline: April 28, 2010
Posted: April 8, 2010

Job Description / Duties

Reporting to the Director of Performance Production, the incumbent provides technical support to costume design students in the costume shop, which serves both as a costume classroom and a workshop facility.

• Participate in meetings with students to plan the development of a production.
• Assist with dress rehearsals.
• Follow up and respect production budget limits set by the Performance Production Director.
• Participate in production meetings.
• Plan and buy materials required for the production of costumes.
• Ensure that health and safety norms are adhered to in the workshops and in the dye room as various machines and products are used.
• Cut and sew costumes.

Qualifications / Required Skills

• Diploma of College Studies (3-year technical program) in Apparel Production Management or Fashion, or in a field relevant to the primary responsibilities and four years of related work experience; or a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre or in a field relevant to the primary responsibilities and two years of related work experience.
• Experience in cutting and sewing and in miscellaneous costume crafts such as millinery and dyeing.
• Solid knowledge of industrial and domestic sewing machines.
• Good knowledge of spoken English and French (Level 4) in order to communicate effectively with design students and to provide information to them.
• Superior communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
• Good disposition for teamwork; ability to work flexible hours.
• Valid driver’s license mandatory.
• Physical ability as attested by successful completion of medical evaluation to the University’s satisfaction.(e.g.: to lift and carry several times a day a wide range of materials and accessories weighing at times weigh 30 kg).

Additional Information

Note: This is a full-time maternity leave replacement effective until May 1, 2011.
Please send your curriculum vitae with a covering letter by April 28, 2010, to

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.


Salary: $21.44 to $32.29 per hour

Contact Information

Josy Cirella, Employment Advisor
Employment & Organizational Effectiveness
Department of Human Resources
Concordia University

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Faculty of Fine Arts Department of Theatre

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