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LAST UPDATED May 11, 2024


Academic Professional Positions

No Academic Professional positions are available at this time. Check back regularly for updates.


Civil Service Positions

Applications are now being accepted for the position of Theatrical Technical Coordinator. The Theatrical Technical Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating and implementing technical requirements of touring presentations and resident productions in concert with all technical staff assigned to each event, and supervising stage crews within set budgetary parameters for the 300+ annual performance and rental events at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. For more information and to apply, visit the University of Illinois Careers website.


Hourly Positions

Extra Help Building Operations Attendants (part-time): Work includes custodial work and assistance in the conversion and maintenance of facilities and equipment in a large multi-purpose building. Must possess physical dexterity and have the ability to lift heavy objects. Interested applicants may contact John Williams at jowillia [at] or 217.333.6702.

Professional Stagehands, contact Seth Wheeler at sww22 [at]


Student PositionS

Scene Shop Student Worker

Job duties will include:

  • Build, rig, load-in, and load-out academic production scenery in an efficient and safe manner as instructed or as indicated in drawings.
  • Operate various hand, power, & pneumatic tools in a safe manner, including both wood and metalworking tools.
  • Attend various tool and safety trainings as needed.
  • Clearly communicate the progress of projects to Shop Staff and/or Technical Director
  • Inform Shop Staff of any broken or damaged tools and equipment.
  • Inform Shop Staff of low or depleted shop inventory.
  • Maintain a positive and pleasant attitude and work environment.
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment in the Scene Shop and performance spaces.
  • Perform additional shop related tasks and projects as assigned.

To apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Ryan Schultz, Technical Director, at ryans [at] (subject: Scene%20Shop%20Student%20Worker%20application)  with subject line "Scene Shop Student Worker application."



Arts Management + Leadership Internships (THEA 391, MUS459, or DANC425)
Visit the For U of I Students page to learn more.