Overhire Scenic Artist

We are currently looking for part-time individuals to work as scenic artists for upcoming productions at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Scenic Artists would provide assistance to the Scenic Charge Coordinator in supervision and execution of the day-to-day operations of The Clarice. Candidates should be self-motivated, have a positive attitude, work safely and quickly and exhibit professional behavior at all times.


  • Need to have a working knowledge in theatrical procedures, scenic painting, problem solving, tools and theatre products
  • Ability to lift, push, or maneuver 50+ lbs, as well as climb ladders and work in high places
  • Sculpting and/or carpentry experience a plus
  • Interest in working with students a must

Work hours are generally weekdays with occasional weekend hours. Competitive hourly wage is commensurate with experience; benefits are not available for this position.

The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center supports 1200 events annually in six spectacular theatres. We are process-oriented professionals committed to teaching, exploration and collaboration.

To apply

To apply, please email your resume and 3 professional references to Ann Chismar, Scenic Charge Coordinator at achismar@umd.edu

Type of opportunity: 
Part Time

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.