Job Opportunities

Current Job Offerings:

September 15, 2014 – December 6, 2014

TECHNICAL ASSISTANT – minimum 10/hrs/week (one person). 

COSTUME ASSISTANT(S) – minimum 8/hrs/week (two people).

Students applying must be returning to University for the 2014-15 academic year and must be pursuing a degree in Drama. 

Remuneration will be based on the University of Saskatchewan Student Hourly Rate Schedule, as well as qualifications and experience. 

Please email your résumé and cover letter stating which position(s) you are applying for, to Acting Head Doug Thorpe, at

Deadline for Applications is Monday, August 25, 2014.

Employment Opportunities

The following Student Assistant positions are generally advertised in the spring each year for the following year's positions. Student jobs are paid hourly and schedules are based on the department's needs and the student's class schedule. Positions vary from year to year, involve between 10 to 25 hours/week, and may include:

Office Assistant

The Office Assistant performs a variety of office-related duties determined by the Administrative Assistant, including word processing, photocopying, and acting as the day-time box office assistant.

Box Office Assistant

Each night during the run of Greystone Theatre's Mainstage productions, the Box Office Assistant manages the box office, collects patron information, sells tickets and reconciles the cash at the close of the Box Office.

Front-of-House Assistant

Each night during the run of Greystone Theatre's Mainstage productions, the Front-of-House Assistant coordinates the opening of the house, the seating of late-comers, intermission and all audience-related needs with the Stage Manager.

Technical Assistant

The Technical Assistant provides back-up to the Technical Director on Mainstage productions, and the Administrative Assistant for department related tasks. They also assist the Properties Instructor on Mainstage productions, and assist students wishing to borrow props for classes and student productions.

Costume Assistant

The Costume Assistant provides back-up to the Costume Designer and also assists students wishing to borrow costumes for classes and student productions.

Camp Leaders

Making a Scene Drama Summer Camp

Each summer, the Department of Drama offers up to six weeks of employment to approximately four to six students. Students are hired as camp leaders for young people ages ten to seventeen. These positions are generally advertised on bulletin boards in March.