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Resident Carpenter (Part-time)

REPORTS TO: Production Manager
JOB TYPE: Part-Time (Approx. 10-20 hrs a week), non-exempt
SALARY RANGE: 25,000-27,000

To Apply: Please Send Resume and letter of interest to Topher Rohrer at: topher@seeconstellation.org Please include Resident Carpenter Application in your email title.

Position Summary

The Resident Carpenter is responsible for the construction, installation, and strike of scenic elements for all Constellation Stage & Screen Productions and special events while using a variety of methods and materials. This person will assist the Technical Director with planning each load-in and strike process, coordinating labor needs and timeline. The Resident Carpenter is also responsible for creating, implementing, and maintaining work schedules in conjunction with the Technical Director and Production Manager

Job Functions

As Resident Carpenter, you’ll:

  • Schedule and oversee overhire staff for Load in and Strike.
  • Coordinate with remote Scene Shop to create and maintain scenic builds, load-in, strike, to meet schedule deadlines
  • Assemble, install, Maintain, and modify theater sets; assisting the Scene Shop and in tandem with Scenic charge to complete designs on time and on budget.
  • Coordinate with Scenic Charge to ensure effective communication about timelines and maximize use of paint space
  • Assist Production Manager in day-to-day operations of the venues around bloomington
  • Organize and maintain safe shop spaces.
  • Ability to read and build from technical drawings; ability to read and interpret design drawings
  • Transport, assemble, strike stage scenery for all productions and events produced by Constellation Stage & Screen between our Westbury Workshop, The Constellation Playhouse, The John Waldron Auditorium, and other Rental Venues.
  • Install, maintain, and transport scenery. Coordinate transportation of related items for other departments, such as props, scenic art, and education departments.
  • Work and direct volunteers in safe building of theatre sets to create a positive, learning environment for volunteers that builds skills and community. Constellation Stage and Screen is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Report all maintenance notes, tool or equipment repairs, and supply needs to the Production Manager, and Facilities Manager

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Professional experience in theatrical scene shops or comparable experience in a related field
  • Knowledge of traditional scenic construction techniques; metal work and welding; framing through finish carpentry; rigging standards and techniques; and sewing and stretching of soft goods
  • Demonstrated people management and supervisory experience
  • Capacity to solve problems and engage in creative thinking about theatrical challenges
  • Ability to read, interpret, and build from technical drawings; ability to read and interpret design drawings
  • Demonstrated knowledge of safe rigging practices
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; active listening skills
  • Working knowledge of personal protective equipment (PPE), safety equipment, products, and practices
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD, and other theatre-related software

Constellation Stage & Screen Policies

  • Understand and abide by all of Constellation Stage & Screen’s policies and procedures.
  • All employees are expected to champion and support Equity, Diversity and Inclusion work.

Development Director (Full-time, Exempt)

Job Description: The Development Director is responsible for strategizing, coordinating, and implementing a comprehensive annual development/fundraising program, along with major and planned gifts, corporate sponsorships, government and foundation granting, special events fundraising, and the development of other contributed revenue opportunities. Reporting to the Managing Director, the Development Director works with executive leadership and senior management (including the Marketing Director and Audience Services Manager) to develop an effective fundraising strategy, coordinate and oversee donor and sponsor cultivation and stewardship, and assist with capital fundraising and planned giving initiatives. The ideal candidate will have a track record in annual fund and/or capital fund campaigns. The Development Director plays a pivotal role in the advancement of the institutional profile of Bloomington’s professional theater and film organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Fundraising Planning & Strategy
  • Major Gift Cultivation, Solicitation & Stewardship
  • Grant Research & Writing
  • Corporate Sponsorship
  • Annual Campaign Strategy & Communication
  • Special Events Coordination
  • Development/Fundraising Budgeting & Reporting

 

Relevant Skills & Experience:

  • Customer Relationship Management Software and/or Donor Management Software Experience

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to work in a typical office environment
  • Able to climb stairs
  • Able to use computers for email communication and document creation

 

Hours
Approx. 40 hours/week. Typically M-F, but some evenings and weekends may be required.

 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Constellation believes that greater diversity of viewpoints and lived experiences will result in a better, more relevant organization, and we encourage people across lines of race, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability, religious tradition, and more to apply. For more information on our diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, visit seeconstellation.org/about/dei.

 

Salary & Benefits
Annual salary: $45,000 60,000
Benefits include,

  • Health and Life
  • Retirement
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development

 

How to Apply
For more information or to apply, please email Managing Director Gabe Gloden at gabe@seeconstellation.org with the subject line “Development Director Application.”

Applicants may consider submitting any one (or more) of the following: a cover letter/letter of interest, resume, website, portfolio, personal profile, and/or video. Please include up-to-date contact information and references.

Background Check: Incumbent will be required to undergo a background check as a condition of employment.

 

Fall / Spring Federal Work Study Paid Part-time Positions

Federal Work Study (FWS) eligible students are encouraged to apply for one or more of Constellation’s paid, part-time positions for the 24/25 Academic Year.

Production Assistant – Federal Work Study
The Production Assistant supports all production and artistic operations, while being introduced to the many aspects of technical theater employed in presenting theatrical productions. This position supports the Production Manager with hands-on production tasks (scenic construction, lighting and sound installation, etc.) and/or administrative tasks (meeting scheduling, receipt tracking, work call scheduling, etc.) Individuals with an interest in performance planning, design, preparation, realization, and management of productions are encouraged to apply.
Hours are flexible, but some weekends required.
Compensation: $15 – 20/hour
To inquire: Email production@seeconstellation.org

Associate Box Office Manager – Federal Work Study
The Associate Box Office Manager serves as a primary point of contact for Constellation Stage & Screen patrons by handling ticket transactions over the phone and in-person, managing volunteer front of house staff, and fielding other general questions. Associates support a welcoming and fun environment for the appreciation of live theater and film and develop a sophisticated competency with a modern ticket sales and customer relationship management system.
Hours vary. Must be available evenings and weekends.
Compensation: $14 – 18/hour
To inquire: Email Audience Services Manager, Jordan Stephens, at jordan@seeconstellation.org

Theater & Film Education Associate – Federal Work Study
The Theater & Film Education Associate supports the Education Director and Artistic Director in creating, administering, and supervising Constellation’s theater and film education offerings, including its various camps, classes, competitions, and workshops. Associates will receive hands on experience in administrative activities project management and scheduling, program registration management, education program outreach and communication, marketing, and supervision.
Hours are flexible, but some weekends required.
Compensation: $14 – 18/hour
To inquire: Email Education Director, Eric Shelley, at eric@seeconstellation.org

Art Gallery Assistant – Federal Work Study
The Art Gallery Assistant supports the visual arts galleries at the John Waldron Arts Center. This position is ideally suited for students with a fine arts background seeking professional experience in a gallery. Responsibilities will include gallery supervision during public hours, assisting with exhibition installations and turnover, as well as some administrative and marketing support for the Gallery Manager. Familiarity with Google tools and Facebook/Instagram functionality are desired skills.
Hours vary. Must be available Friday evenings from 5-8pm to supervise public gallery hours.
Compensation: $15/hour
To inquire: Email Gallery Manager, Sarah Nichols, at gallery@seeconstellation.org

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Constellation believes that greater diversity of viewpoints and lived experiences will result in a better, more relevant organization, and we encourage people across lines of race, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability, religious tradition, and more to apply. For more information on our diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, visit seeconstellation.org/about/dei.

BOX OFFICE

Phone Hours: M-F 12 - 5pm
(812) 336-9300 Box Office
(812) 336-7110 Admin
In-Person Hours: W-F 12-5pm
Waldron Arts Center (122 S Walnut St)
info@seeconstellation.org

WALDRON ARTS CENTER / MAILING ADDRESS

122 S Walnut St
Bloomington, IN 47404
Physical Box Office Hours: W-F 12-5pm

CONSTELLATION STUDIOS

411 E 7th St.
Bloomington, IN 47408

SHOW LOCATIONS

Buskirk Chumley Theater
114 E Kirkwood
Constellation Playhouse
107 W 9th St
Waldron Arts Center
122 S Walnut St

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