Student Employment 

Note: Effective 1/1/2021 in accordance with the Healthy Families and Workplace Act, all student employees will accrue sick leave. The accrual rate will be 0.034 hours for every 30 hours worked (learn more in the "Student Employment Handbook," pg. 25).

Theatre Production

Job Title: Student Assistant I
Job Description/Summary: This hourly student position will support the Department of Theatre and Dance with production tasks for the 2021-2022 dance and theatre seasons. Tasks may include support with carpentry, Audio, lighting, submitting receipts, tracking student time, and other tasks as assigned. 
Job Contact: If interested, please contact Jordan Feeler
Number of Hours per week: 2-16 hours/week 
Length of position: Semester
Pay rate or Range:
 $15 per hour
The position is hourly and does not include tuition remission.

Dance Production

Job Title: Student Assistant I
Job Description/Summary: This hourly student position will support the Department of Theatre and Dance with production tasks for the 2021-2022 dance and theatre seasons. Tasks may include working with theatrical sound and lighting, installing dance flooring and risers, maintaining and repairing equipment, and other tasks as assigned.
Job Contact: If interested, please contact Kate Bashore
Number of Hours per week: 2-16 hours/week 
Length of position: Semester
Pay rate or Range:
 $15 per hour
The position is hourly and does not include tuition remission.

Costume Production

Job Title: Student Assistant I
Job Description/Summary: This hourly student position will support the Department of Theatre and Dance with production tasks for the 2021-2022 dance and theatre seasons. Tasks may include hand and machine sewing, wardrobe and laundry, millinery, paint and dye, hair and makeup, maintaining and repairing equipment, and other tasks as assigned.
Job Contact: If interested, please contact Ted Stark
Number of Hours per week: 2-16 hours/week 
Length of position: Semester
Pay rate or Range:
 $15 per hour
The position is hourly and does not include tuition remission.

House Management

Job Title: Student Assistant I
Job Description/Summary: This hourly student position will support the Department of Theatre and Dance pre, during and post performances.  House Managers interface with patrons, Box Office, Stage Management teams.  House Management staff must display strong communication and interpersonal collaboration skills. Tasks may include other related duties as assigned.
Job Contact: If interested, please contact Kaylyn Kriaski 
Number of Hours per week: 2-16 hours/week 
Length of position: Semester

Pay rate or Range: $15 per hour
The position is hourly and does not include tuition remission.


Student Assistant II: Theatre Production, Dance Production, Costume Production, House Management

Job Title: Student Assistant II
Job Description/Summary: This hourly student position will support the Department of Theatre and Dance with production tasks for the dance and theatre seasons as outlined in the Student Assistant I description. This hourly student position may practice limited supervision of students.
Job Contact: If interested, please contact the supervisor identified in the Student Assistant I job description.
Number of Hours per week: 2-16 hours/week 
Length of position: Semester
Pay rate or Range:
 $15 per hour
The position is hourly and does not include tuition remission.


Student Assistant III: Theatre Production, Dance Production, Costume Production, House Management

Job Title: Student Assistant III
Job Description/Summary: This hourly student position will support the Department of Theatre and Dance with production tasks for the dance and theatre seasons as outlined in the Student Assistant I description. This hourly student position may practice limited supervision of students.
Job Contact: If interested, please contact the supervisor identified in the Student Assistant I job description.
Number of Hours per week: 2-16 hours/week 
Length of position: Semester
Pay rate or Range:
 $15 per hour
The position is hourly and does not include tuition remission.


Student Assistant IV: Theatre Production, Dance Production, Costume Production, House Management

Job Title: Student Assistant IV
Job Description/Summary: This hourly student position will support the Department of Theatre and Dance with production tasks for the dance and theatre seasons as outlined in the Student Assistant I description. This hourly student position may practice limited supervision of students.
Job Contact: If interested, please contact the supervisor identified in the Student Assistant I job description.
Number of Hours per week: 2-16 hours/week 
Length of position: Semester
Pay rate or Range:
 $15 per hour
The position is hourly and does not include tuition remission.


Dance Accompanist

Are you interested in applying for a dance accompanist position? Below, please find general job posting information, including a summary, the application attachments required as well as what we can offer. Please note that in order to actually apply, you must reach out to THDN Program Assistant.

Position Summary

  • Position Title: Musician      
  • Employment Group: Assistant
  • Department: College of Arts and Sciences
  • Job Code – Title: Assistant 
  • Percent of Time: .03%

Application Attachments

Required Application Documents:

  • Resume/CV

Optional Application Documents:

Other Application Materials may be requested by hiring department.

Recruiting Process

To apply for a possible position, please contact your unit of interest. 

Job Ad

The College of Arts and Sciences seeks musicians, with the working title of Assistant. The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder is the intellectual core of the university, conducting research, scholarship, creative work and education in more than 60 fields. Our research generates new knowledge, solving some of the world’s most critical problems.

The college leads nationally in undergraduate and graduate education in the natural sciences, social sciences and arts and humanities, bringing world-class research and scholarship to our students, both in and out of the classroom. 

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Your key responsibilities will be accompanying in person, online or a combination thereof.

What You Should Know

These appointments are temporary in nature and for one term only. The terms are defined as: Fall Term, Spring Term or Summer Session. Combined appointments in multiple units may be available. 

What We Can Offer

Musicians can expect compensation in the range of $1,500-$8,000 based on experience and class/time requirements.

What We Require

Experience accompanying dance/movement classes with appropriate repertoire and/or improvisational skills.

What You Will Need

  • Knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to be successful in the role.

What We Would Like You to Have

Preferred qualifications include experience working with university instructors and students.