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Student Worker for Theater

Lamar State College-Port Arthur
Port Arthur, TX

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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

Posting Number:


Start Date:


Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions To Applicants:

Student status is required to be eligible for student positions.

Must be enrolled in a minimum of six hours during a long semester. Maintain a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Limited to working no more than 19 hours per week.

In compliance with House Bill 558 passed during the 76th Legislative session, Lamar State College – Port Arthur requires that all male U.S. citizens from 18 to 26 years of age provide proof of registration with the Selective System or exemption from such registration, prior to employment.

If you have questions, about student employment or need assistance, contact the Human Resources Office at (409) 984-6259 or (409) 984-6237.
LSCPA’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is provided in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (20 USC § 1092(f), 34 CFR 668.46). Lamar State College-Port Arthur is an E-Verify Employer. EEO/AA

Job Summary:

The Student Assistant for Theater reports directly to the Chair of the CMVPA Department and the Director of Theater. This is an hourly student position and is limited to a maximum of 19 hours per week as scheduled by the Chair of the CMVPA Department in communication with the Director of Theater. Time may include nights, weekends, and or holidays if deemed necessary. Work Study is preferred but not required. This position is not benefits eligible, and may be renewed on a semester by semester basis. 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
Being a full-time or part-time (at least 6 hours) student.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Sit
2. Walk
3. See
4. Stand
5. Squat
6. Bend
7. Carry up to 20 pounds.
8. Move heavy objects.

Preferred Qualifications:

Power tool experience.
Lighting, sound, costuming, properties experience.
Painting, photography, clerical experience.


$8.50 / hour

Work Hours:

TBD - May include some nights and weekends.


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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