Student Worker for Theater

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Security Sensitive Statement:

This position is security sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal record information.

Position Title:

Student Worker for Theater

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Special Instructions To Applicants:

The Student Assistant for Theater reports directly to the Technical Director of Theater. This is an hourly student and is limited to a maximum of 20 hours per week as scheduled by the Tech Director of Theater. Time may include nights, weekends, and or holidays if deemed necessary by the Technical Director of Theater. Work Study is preferred but not required. This position is not benefits eligible, and may be renewed on a semester by semester basis.

Job Summary:

This position is for Hourly student workers. It includes a maximum of 20 hours per week. It may include some nights and weekends

Minimum Qualifications:

Students are eligible.
Very basic knowledge of Theater.
Ability to solve problems and be multi-tasked.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to deal with students, faculty and staff in a professional manner.
Ability to plan, schedule, and manage projects and assignments.
Ability to detect errors and pay close attention to detail.
Ability to establish effective working relationships with others.
Ability to promote a positive department image
Ability to follow established college policies and procedures
Assists with executing and implementing set design, lighting design, and sound designs
May performs Stage Manager and House Manager Duties as needed.
May performs clerical assistance.
Assist with staffing and managing events scheduled in the Performing Arts Center.
Assist with Sound, Lighting, Workshops, Competitions, and other community/campus activities.
May assist individual directors of drama productions during rehearsals and run of shows.

1. Sit
2. Walk
3. See
4. Stand
5. Squat
6. Bend
7. Carry up to 20 pounds.
8. Move heavy objects.

Preferred Qualifications:

Being a full time student.
A Drama Major.
Power tool experience.
Lighting, sound, costuming, properties experience.
Painting, photography, clerical experience.


$7.25 / hour

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Working at Lamar State College-Port Arthur

Lamar State College - Port Arthur, a member of The Texas State University System, is an open-access, comprehensive public two-year college offering quality and affordable instruction leading to associate degrees and a variety of certificates. The College embraces the premise that education is an ongoing process that enhances career potential, broadens intellectual horizons, and enriches life.

Located in Port Arthur, an industrial and cultural center of Southeast Texas, the college offers freshman- and sophomore-level work in numerous academic and technical/vocational fields. The campus sits between the 1,000 and 1,800 blocks of Procter Street and Lakeshore Drive.

The city has modern public schools, churches, shopping districts and recreation areas serving a community of approximately 70,000 persons. Principal area industries are oil refining, chemical production, shipping and shipbuilding. The metropolitan area, known as the Golden Triangle, includes the cities of Beaumont, Orange, Vidor, Port Neches, Nederland, Groves and Bridge City. All lie within 25 miles of Port Arthur and form the heart of the upper Texas Gulf Coast where approximately 350,000 live.

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