University of Central Oklahoma

  • Scene Shop Student Assistant - CFAD Scene Shop

    Posted Date 11 months ago(7/17/2018 12:38 PM)
    $7.50 per hour
    Compensation & Benefits Package at UCO
    N/A for student positions
    CFAD Scene Shop
    Hours Per Week
    Weeks Per Year
    Weeks Per Year
    Monday-Friday 1pm-5pm
    Job ID
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    • Describe any experience you have with construction, scenic or otherwise.

    Please upload a PDF of your STLR Snapshot ( to this job application; if you have no STLR credits yet, an empty one is acceptable.

    Position Overview

    The Scene Shop Student assistants are an important part of providing production support for the College of Fine Arts and Design. Assistants help build scenery for productions, maintain scenery/props storage and oversee lab students in the scene shop.

    Department Specific Essential Job Functions

    Build scenery as assigned by the Technical Director, Scenic Charge, or Scene Shop Manager. Assist with maintaining the organization of the Scenic spaces, including the Scene Shop, Barn Storage, and Mitchell Hall Theatre. Assist with the oversight of lab students. Perform other duties as assigned by the Technical Director, Scenic Charge or Scene Shop Manager.

    Qualifications/Experience Required

    ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS Fall/Spring Semesters All student employees must be enrolled at least half time to be eligible to work any UCO student position. Half time enrollment for Fall/Spring is considered 5 hours for graduates and 6 hours for undergraduates. Summer Semester Undergraduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in 6 hours to work on campus and Graduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in at least 5 hours. All other students must be enrolled in at least 3 hours to work on campus. Students not enrolled in summer classes must be enrolled in Fall classes in order to work on campus, but will be required to pay FICA taxes. If the number of hours needed to graduate is less than the minimum hours required to work, the student must obtain a letter from his/her advisor stating the number of hours needed to graduate. Call Human Resources Dept. for further information.

    Qualifications/Experience Preferred

    Demonstrated experience in a variety of construction techniques.


    Able to communicate ideas effectively


    Able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds


    Able to team lift heavy scenery.


    The ideal candidate should be self-motivated, able to follow directions and complete projects with minimal instruction or supervision. They must have the ability to manage their time effectively and must have good interpersonal and communication skills. They must be a dependable member of the team.

    Physical Demands

    Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


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