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Production Assistant

Theatre | North East, MD | Part Time

Job Description

About Us:

Founded in 1968 to meet the post-secondary and continuing education needs of Cecil County residents, Cecil College has been serving the community and shaping its future for more than 50 years. The College is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the governor. The College’s fifth president, Dr. Mary Way Bolt, reports directly to the Board of Trustees.

Cecil College is centrally located in Maryland’s most northeastern county, just one half mile from Interstate 95. It is easily accessible from Philadelphia and Baltimore, as well as from Wilmington, Delaware.

With a diverse student population, Cecil College enrolls approximately 2,500 credit students and 3,400 non-credit students. Cecil offers associate degrees, certificate programs and non-credit classes. Cecil offers a variety of associate degree and certificate programs.

Through its open admissions policy, Cecil College provides learning opportunities for all who have the desire and ability to benefit from its courses and programs, regardless of age, gender, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, or socioeconomic status.

Employees of Cecil College, including instructors for online and virtual courses, must be residents of Maryland or the contiguous states of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, or the District of Columbia.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US, as the College does not offer Visa sponsorships.

General Duties:

The Production Assistant assists and supports all production and artistic operation functions. The Production Assistants are based in the theatre and the workshop, assisting with stock management, building, equipment maintenance and production logistics. This position may include nights and weekends.

Due to the need of interaction with students, employees, and the college community this position requires in person presence.

The Production Assistant reports to the Director of Milburn Stone Theatre


  • Constructs scenery including the understanding of basic carpentry and shop tools.
  • Ability to lift and move 30 pounds (unassisted), and 50 pounds (assisted)
  • Works with basic hand tools, power tools, and adhesives
  • Assists in organization of Workshop, Green Room, Costume Shop, and Storage Facility
  • Works with Scenic Manager, Audio & Lighting Tech, and The Stage & Rigging Foreperson to learn other aspects of theatre including but not limited to fly rail, lighting, sound, projections, props, costuming, etc.
  • Works as crew on Milburn Stone Theatre productions and community partner productions as assigned.
  • Assists in inventory of supplies.
  • Maintains a safe, healthy, and clean work environment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma


  • For best Consideration apply by June 30, 2024

Based upon the budgeted hours of a position, contribution to the Maryland State Retirement Pension System may be required

*We are committed to ensuring equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all hiring and employment practices. Cecil College will not discriminate against any individual by reason of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic status, genetic information, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.