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Non-academic Studio and Gallery Supervisor
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

Under moderate supervision and with moderate latitude for independent judgment the technician will oversee and supervise all undergraduate and graduate studios, cubicles and classrooms in the Fine Arts department.

Position Responsibilities: Schedule and conduct tours for MFA applicants. Provide weekly EPA reporting and weekly checks of all classrooms, studios and cubicles, whether group or individual. Notify students of warnings for infractions of health and safety issues; report infractions directly to the chairperson (i.e. improper storage of chemicals, improper or missing labeling, etc.). Conduct clinics on safe use of materials. Serve as a liaison between Facilities Management and the Fine Arts office/student users to effect general maintenance and needed studio repairs. Supervise student assistants and monitors. Post notices for events and seminars. Monitor the lock and key exchange for studios and gallery spaces. Supervise and coordinate undergraduate and graduate exhibitions scheduling. Monitor and oversee the check-in/check-out process for studios each semester to include signing of studio contracts, maintenance of contract files and the exchange of keys. Monitor and contract with facilities management to complete summer maintenance and repairs of studios. Maintain a current roster of all students with studios, their room numbers, address and telephone/email contact. Organize and supervise the clean out of all spaces and storage areas (lockers, painting racks, studios) at the end of the semester. Perform all other related duties as assigned. This is a union position. Salary : $36,287 plus excellent benefits.

Experience and Qualifications: Education - BA or BFA in studio arts or equivalent is required; related MFA preferred. Experience - Applicants must have experience supervising art studios and working with art studio users. Skills - Must keep abreast with all regulations, both EPA and Institutional, or be willing and capable of quickly learning and applying the needed rules, regulations and procedures. Must possess a working knowledge of the health and safety issues and working knowledge of procedures pertinent to an art department in an educational environment. Must be interested in and capable of working in an artistic and diverse environment. Must be able to communicate well both verbally and in writing.

To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter with names and contact information of three professional references. PRATT INSTITUTE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND RECOGNIZES AND VALUES THE BENEFITS OF A DIVERSE WORKFORCE.

Art Recruiter
School of the Arts, Samford University, Birmingham, AL

Samford University School of the Arts seeks a full-time Arts Recruiter. Reporting to the School of the Arts Director of Student Services and the Dean of the School of the Arts, this person will manage recruiting efforts for the School of the Arts and serve as a liaison with the University Office of Admission.

The essential duties of this position are: To work as a liaison between the Office of Admission and the School of the Arts. To coordinate all recruiting efforts and campus visits for School of the Arts majors and minors. Provide essential information and answer questions concerning School of the Arts admission and enrollment requirements through individual and public presentations. Travel to recruiting events at public and private high schools and college fairs. Coordinate campus audition and recruiting events Cultivate and maintain list of prospective students through phone, email, and post mail solicitation. Work collaboratively with college faculty, staff, and current students to attract prospective students. Participate in Samford’s Student Orientation events and School of Arts functions. Perform other staff duties as needed.

Required Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree (preferably in the Arts) is required in order to assist potential student and parents in the college decision process, to have knowledge of the academic, social and cultural atmosphere in order to share and describe the college experience. At least one year of experience in recruiting students to a higher educational institution (college or university) or one year of experience in marketing and advertising with proven communication skills. Previous employment or educational/volunteer background must reflect knowledge and/or experience with professional arts organizations. Resume must indicate experience with basic computer software (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and databases. Must be able to commit to the integrity, mission and Code of Values of Samford University.

Preferred Qualifications: Recruitment Plus software.

Salary Range: $23,065.00 to $25,000.00

To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to