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Graduate Assistant- in the Fine and Performing Arts Department

University of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA

The University of Dubuque is a growing University that is seeking a Graduate Assistant- in the Fine and Performing Arts Department for the 2020-2021 term, with a potential renewal for 2021-2022.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supervise FPA student workers, including (and not limited to) student admissions, marketing, and tech production.
  • Accomplish proficiency with set building, set decoration, and props acquisition
  • Supervise performances for each event and assist in booth operation/calling the show
  • Assist with implementation of safety procedures and policies for Heritage Center facilities
  • Serve as resident Stage Manager for all events and demonstrate a willingness to perform all duties required of the position
  • Coordinate and maintain marketing for the Fine & Performing Arts department, including social media
  • Assist in the recruiting efforts required of the Fine & Performing Arts department
  • Compile pre/post-event reports and share with management, upon request
  • Assist in any clerical duties that are required
  • Perform other duties as assigned in support the University’s mission



  • Bachelor’s degree is required and the position is conditional based on acceptance into University of Dubuque Masters’ program
  • Outstanding verbal and written skills with some accounting knowledge
  • Ability to work with a variety of students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community professionals
  • Maintain a professional appearance
  • Proficient computer skills (Excel spreadsheet, Outlook, Data entry technology, PowerPoint, Word, Internet, Search engines, and social medias: Facebook, Google Plus and Twitter)
  • Ability to supervise and train work-study students, community volunteers, and class credit workers
  • Developed public relations skills and ability to gracefully handle challenging situations


All graduate tuition and fees are waived for the student for the term in which they serve as a GA.  In return for a waiver of tuition and fees, the assistantship recipient agrees to provide service to the University equivalent to twenty (20) hours per week.


To apply with a growing University for the Graduate Assistant- in the Fine and Performing Arts Department please submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and UD employment application, located on our website, to HR@dbq.edu or to the Director of Human Resources, at the University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001.

Applications from qualified persons with diverse backgrounds and cultures, including women and persons of color, are welcomed.  AA/EEO

Apply for this Job!
Apply by Mail:2000 University Ave
Dubuque, IA  52001-5099
Apply by Email:HR@dbq.edu

Job Details

Req Num --
ID 749501
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Pay --
Arts and Entertainment
Tuition Reimbursement

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience --
Education Bachelors

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