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University of Michigan-Flint Department of Theatre and Dance is seeking a detail-oriented, energetic, and creative work study student for employment within the props area of the theatre. A wide variety of artistic skills would be useful - anything from basic carpentry to basic sewing or painting - but aren't required. A zealousness for learning and willingness to create and experiment is a must. Hours will also include maintaining our large stock and will take place during normal business hours. Required: Students must be able to lift at least 25 pounds; additionally, this job requires applicants to climb both stairs and ladders. For additional information please contact Resident Scenic Designer Lisa Borton at for more information. Students with work-study funding are desirable.

The Department of Theatre & Dance considers these temporary part-time positions to be apprenticeships. Students will be working on actual shows and getting real, industry quality hands-on experience while being supervised by professionals. Experiences like these can be listed on a resume for future jobs and graduate school applications, and are considered an important part of what it means to be a successful theatre and/or dance major.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.