Jones Theatre Company Student Worker
Required Schedule Flexibility
(1-5 scale with 5 as most flexible): 3
Students assigned to the Theatre Department are involved in all phases of theatrical production, as the department stages several major play productions each year. The “Jones crew” also is responsible for having the Jones Auditorium ready for the many other events held there each year (convocations, Homecoming Queen Coronation ceremony, music programs, etc.), and for providing technical support for these events.
Primary duties and responsibilities:
All phases of theatrical production, as the department stages several major play productions each year,
Prepare the Jones Auditorium for events such as the convocation series, Homecoming Queen Coronation ceremony, music programs and community events,
Maintain the physical plant of the theatre .
Secondary duties and responsibilities:
Office management skills,
Acclimate theatre practicum students to the theatre work station,
Support the theatre club, Act One.
Genuinely interested in theatre ,
Self-starting and motivated to work,
Responsible and punctual.
Capable of running theatre equipment, i.e. lights and sound,
Set construction skills like welding and carpentry, and costuming skills like sewing, cutting and draping, but we are willing to teach said skills,
Office management skills.
We believe in adhering to the College of the Ozarks policies and guidelines concerning conduct and behavior, maintaining a high degree of professional decorum while on the job, and becoming familiar with the College work program’s primary objectives as stated in the College catalog and student handbook.
2. Technical support includes but is not limited to the following areas of theatre as per show requirements: set construction, costumes, props, scene painting, makeup and hair assistance, lighting and sound reinforcement, back stage running crews, follow spotlight operators, lighting and sound board operations, sound production, dressers, costume maintenance, maintenance of theatre facility and equipment, publicity, ticket reservations, box office and ushers.
The student will:
Learn to be a team player and supportive of others while working on productions, convocations, and during weekly company meetings,
Demonstrate collaboration by following directions given to them by work supervisors or faculty members,
Be able to take the initiative to choose tasks to be done and complete them with or without supervision,
Exhibit responsibility by completing tasks assigned to them, caring for the theatre facility by cleaning up, putting away items such as tools, costumes, props, etc.,
Learn to work even when a supervisor is not present, and encouraging other company members to do the same,
Demonstrate integrity by how they work with others, by being honest in the work place, and treating others fairly,
Work to the best of their ability, instead of taking shortcuts just to get the job done,
Have many opportunities to develop communication skills with fellow workers and supervisors and directly contribute to the success of their work performance and theatre program,
Adhere to the College of the Ozarks policies and guidelines concerning conduct and behavior, maintaining a high degree of professional decorum while on the job, and becoming familiar with the College work program's primary objectives as stated in the College catalog and student handbook.