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Work for STAR!
Do you want a summer job that's unlike any other?
Are you interested in sharing your love for the performing arts with youth?
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The 2012 STAR kids performed their dances, then the STAR Leaders had their chance
to rock out to Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody"
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Rock STAR Day! Where else can you have this much fun working?!?

Here is how to apply to work for STAR!
All applicants (new hires and returning staff), must submit both of these documents:

Gavilan College " Application for Classified Employment"
STAR Employment Supplemental Questionnaire
You may also submit your resume if you have one (optional).

Submit to:

Gavilan College STAR Program
STAR Staff Job Application
c/o Marilyn Abad-Cardinalli
5055 Santa Teresa Blvd., Room PB-11A

Gilroy, CA 95020

IMPORTANT NOTE: DO NOT send any of the above documents to
Gavilan College Personnel Services Office; Send paperwork directly to STAR.


Positions
Administrative Staff Unit Leader I Unit Leader II Unit Leader III STAR Intern Production Positions

STAR Artistic Director (Stipend) - POSITION FILLED

STAR Program Coordinator (Stipend)

  • Responsible for running day-to-day operations.

STAR Administrative Coordinator (Stipend) - POSITION FILLED

  • Performs administrative office and box office assistance including but not limited to: Attendance reports, filing records for the program, answer phones, typing letters to parents, duplication of documents, sending/receiving faxes, box office reservations and ticket sales.
  • Excellent computer and organizational skills a MUST. 
  • Knowledge of web site maintenance using Macromedia Contribute or Dreamweaver; Adobe Photoshop; and video editing software is a plus.

STAR Unit Leader I (Stipend)

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Directly responsible for the creation and implementation of a theater arts based, youth focused curriculum for use during daily unit time.
  • Prepare and facilitate workshops.
  • Complete all aspects of a designated lead production assignment.
  • Provide supervision of youth at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/ GED
  • Age 18 or older
  • At least 30 college units completed
  • Ideal areas of study: Theatre Arts, Dance, Voice, Child Development, Education, Art, Music, Recreation, Television/Video/Teledramatic Arts/Digital Media
  • 3 years minimum experience working in STAR or other theatre arts related program
  • Extensive prior performance and professional production experience in a specific production area
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and organizational Skills
  • Ability and experience in working effectively in a group setting.

STAR Unit Leader II (Stipend)

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Prepare and implement Unit Time activities with youth during daily unit time.
  • Prepare and facilitate workshops.
  • Complete all aspects of assigned production role.
  • Provide supervision of youth at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/ GED
  • Age 18 or older
  • Some college education (preferred)
  • At least one year experience working with youth in a summer camp/ recreational setting
  • Performance experience and volunteer or professional production experience in a specific theatrical production area
  • Ideal areas of interest: Theatre Arts, Dance, Voice, Child Development, Education, Art, Music, Recreation,Television/Video/Teledramatic Arts/Digital Media.
  • Strong communication skills and leadership abilities.
  • Ability and experience in working effectively in a group setting.

STAR Unit Leader III (Stipend)

Key Responsibilities and  Accountabilities
  • Assist in implementing of assigned curriculum with youth during daily unit time.
  • Prepare and facilitate and or assist in implementing workshops.
  • Assist in all aspects of production.
  • Provide supervision at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • High School Diploma/ GED
  • Age 18 or older
  • Some college education (preferred)
  • Some experience working with youth in a summer camp/ recreational/ educational/ or performance setting.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities in working with children.
  • Performance experience and technical production participation.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability and experience in working effectively in a group setting.

STAR High School Intern (Unpaid Volunteer)

STAR Internships are available to students who are too old to be participants in the STAR Program and have not yet graduated from high school. These internships provide students with a wonderful opportunity to be trained as STAR Leaders and “get their feet wet,” learning about all the responsibilities STAR Leaders carry. Half day and full day internships will be available according to program needs.

STAR Intern applicants should complete the Gavilan College Application and the Supplemental Application Questions. Please indicate on your application what you are most interested in learning about while interning at STAR. What production roles are you interested in assisting? Are you interested in assisting during afternoon unit time and workshop activities?

Key Responsibilities and  Accountabilities

  • Assist in all aspects of production.
  • Assist in implementing of assigned curriculum with youth during daily unit time.
  • Assist in implementing workshops.
  • Provide Supervision at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Some experience working with youth in a summer camp/ recreational/ educational/ or performance setting.
  • Age 17 or older
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities in working with children.
  • Performance experience and technical production participation.
  • Strong communication skills. 
  • Ability and experience in working effectively in a group setting.
 


Production Positions
STAR Unit Leaders also have a production role in the theatre performing arts sessions.

Production Director (Stipend)

Perform duties as required to direct the production assigned from pre-production, auditions and casting, rehearsals and performances.

Choreographer (Stipend)

Create, teach and implement dance and movement for assigned production. 

Vocal Director  (Stipend)

Responsible for leading youth through vocal exercises and rehearsal.

Costume Coordinator (Stipend)

Responsible  for design and organization of costumes for assigned production. Gather, prepare, and create costume pieces. Communication and coordinate costume needs and requirements to actors.

Prop Master (Stipend)

Design, create, gather, prepare, and organize props for assigned production.

Hair and Make Up Design (Stipend)

Responsible for the design of hair and make up for assigned production. Communicate and coordinate makeup needs and requirements to actors.

Talent Supervisor (Stipend)

Assists the Director, Choreographer, Vocal Director, and other Production Staff in leading youth through the rehearsal process.

 

Production Assistant (Stipend)

Assist the Technical Director with the construction, load in and strike (clean-up) of all production sets, props and related technical elements as required.  Work with STAR staff and directly with the Technical Director.

STAR Office and Box Office Staff (Stipend)

Performs administrative office and box office assistance including but not limited to: Attendance reports, filing records for the program, answer phones, typing letters to parents, duplication of documents, sending/receiving faxes, box office reservations and ticket sales. Excellent computer and organizational skills a MUST.  Knowledge of web site maintenance using Macromedia Contribute, Adobe Photoshop, In Design and Video Editing Software is a plus.