The University of Iowa seeks a scenic charge artist for the Division of Performing Arts.


Execute scenic art and surface finishes in the fabrication of scenery and props.  Maintain scenic art equipment and inventory of supplies.  Maintain paint shop facilities in conjunction with Scenery Supervisors.

Create time and materials estimates for all projects assigned. Create paints materials purchase lists for technical director.

Direct the process of scenic art. Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate assigned graduate students and temporary professionals in the realization of scenic art.

Provide direction, assignments, feedback, coaching and counseling to ensure successful outcomes are achieved.

The Scenic Charge Artist must collaborate with the artistic and technical teams, especially the Scenery Designer and Technical Director in determining the technical feasibility of each production.

For detailed job description, please email kellie-kucera@uiowa.edu.



About University of Iowa

The Division of Performing Arts brings together students and faculty who have chosen to grow as artists and arts scholars, bringing their creative work to the stage for audiences who share their passion for the arts.