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Music Stage Crew

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Division/Organization: College of Letters & Science
Department: Mead Witter School Of Music
Job Type: UW Student Jobs
Remote Eligbility: Not Remote
Salary/Wage Range or Lump Sum: 10.00
Job Categories: Interpersonal Communication, Critical Thinking/Problem Solving, Teamwork/Collaboration, Professionalism/Work Ethic, Performing and Visual Arts

Department Overview:

The UW-Madison School of Music Facilities Office is hiring current UW-Madison students to work as Stage Crew.  The School of Music has three performance halls and 13 rehearsal and instructional spaces, hosting approximately 1,000 performances, rehearsals, masterclasses, and other events each year.

Anticipated Start Date:

Start of fall semester

Anticipated End Date (If Applicable):


Remote Work Eligibility Detail:

This is a 100% on-site position.


Remote work for any UW-Madison Student Employee role must be completed within the United States. International telecommuting is not permitted.

Anticipated Hours Per Week:

Quantity of shifts varies. Stage Crew usually only work a few hours a week at the beginning of the semester, but can expect to work between 10 and 20 hours a week later in the academic term.


Schedule is variable depending on performance schedule, and shift duration varies from 1 hour to 8 hours. Some rehearsals are during the day, performances are mostly evenings and weekends.

Salary/Wage Range/Lump Sum:


Number of Positions:



Applicants must have an excellent work ethic, a positive attitude, and a good rapport with facility users. Experience in musical venues, either onstage or backstage, is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


Position Summary/Job Duties:

School of Music Stage Crew facilitate logistics and back-of-house duties for all performances and large-scale events in these spaces. Primary responsibilities include coordinating access to facilities, setting and resetting onstage equipment, operating lighting & audio systems, and any other logistical needs that the performers may have.

COVID-19 Workplace Safety:

Please review and be aware of the Student Employee COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy.

Physical Demands:

Must be able to lift and move furnishings & equipment such as chairs, stands, and platforms.

Institutional Statements:

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

UW-Madison is an Equal Employment, Equal Access Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background-people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit:

Accommodation Statement:

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