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Scen Shop Assistant

Johnson County Community College
Job Location:
Arts and Museum Administration
Johnson County Community College

Position, Department: Scen Shop Assistant, Academic Affairs

Type of Position: Part-time Temporary, Non-Exempt

Work Schedule, Hours per week: Varies, 12 hours per week

Pay Range: $15.00-$18.75 and determined based on relevant years of work experience.

Pay Grade: 50.50

Benefits Category: Partial benefits

Position Summary: Responsible for the daily tasks, organization, upkeep and operations of the Academic Theatre program shops and performance spaces. Duties include scenic art, operation and care of a variety of woodworking and metal working tools, assisting the hang and focus of lighting equipment and equipment supervision of volunteer student labor and other duties as assigned by the Academic Theatre Technical Director. Some nights and weekends are required for the supervision of the technical aspects of the production season.

Required Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to lift (40) pounds and climb ladders
  • Basic knowledge of woodworking, apparel construction or theatre production operations

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in theatre or related discipline
  • Knowledge of scenic art or costume construction practices

    To be considered for this position we will require an application, resume, and/or cover letter.

    *Unofficial transcripts are required for all Adjunct faculty and Faculty positions.

    Position Details: Job duties include but are not limited to:
    • Production Support - Provide skilled labor and support for academic theatre productions Performance is acceptable when: a. tasks assigned are completed in a correct and timely fashion b. procedures, tools and equipment are used in a safe and acceptable fashion c. all production standards are maintained as determined by the department.
    • Student Labor - Supervise volunteer student labor Performance is acceptable when: a. students work on tasks in a safe and productive manner b. communication of safe working procedures and practices are maintained b. students work together in a collaborative and collegial atmosphere.
    • Shop Maintenance - Workspaces are clean, organized and safe Performance is acceptable when: a. shops are clean and organized on a regular basis as assigned b. tools and equipment are clean and kept in a safe working manner c. all performance spaces are kept safe, organized and clean.
    • Other - Institutional requirements are met Performance is acceptable when: a. timecards are completed and submitted on a timely basis. b. mandatory training is completed on an annual basis c. professional work habits and expectations are met.
    *Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

    Diversity Statement: Here at Johnson County Community College, we seek to inspire positive change for our students, faculty, and staff through promoting growth and development of all individuals. We aim to create a sense of belonging, accepting all values, life experiences, and perspectives on our campus. We are seeking individuals who will bring their true, authentic selves to JCCC so we can broaden perspectives with innovative ideas, interests, and passions, while fostering and promoting our diversity commitments to our community. We believe that engaging all of our unique employees is the key to students' success. You belong here.

    About JCCC: Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture - not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

    Equal Employment Opportunity: Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

    Disclosure: If you need any assistance throughout the search process, please reach out to the HR Generalist for this position. In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

    If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email

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