Full-Time Fine Arts Studios Coordinator
The Fine Arts Studio Coordinator is primarily responsible for the oversight and maintenance of the Fine Arts studios which include the sculpture, drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, foundations, art education, wood shop and welding areas. The Fine Arts Studio Coordinator is responsible for overall studio management as directed by the fine arts faculty. This is a 35 hour per week staff position with full benefits.
Responsibilities include repairs and maintenance of the equipment or hiring repair work, managing inventory and ordering materials, troubleshooting student problems, kiln firing of student work, instructing faculty/students on use of the equipment, and responding to faculty requests to meet the needs of their courses. The position requires training and managing student studio monitors as well as being a liaison with the facilities maintenance department for overall maintenance of infrastructure problems in the studios.
A Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) with a focus in a Fine Art Three Dimensional studio. A minimum of three years experience working in an arts related field. Knowledge of tools, techniques and safety guidelines relevant to the day to day operations of Fine Arts studios. Experience in woodshop, sculpture and ceramics studios. Knowledge of health/safety guidelines within an academic art studio setting. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills that support creative collaboration with faculty and students. Valid driver’s license with low risk driving record and ability to be insured by the university.
Experience training and managing student workers. Ability to model a professional work ethic to a diverse student body. Experience in metals and welding. Experience in a printing studio. Experience with wood firing. Strong organizational and time management skills including the ability to multi task, prioritize, and independently manage varied assignments. Experience coordinating projects, managing multiple tasks, problem solving related to general maintenance and repair.
Applicants must be authorized to work in the US on a full time basis.
The electronic application must include: current resume, a cover letter of application, copy of transcripts, and a list of three professional references. The letter of application will express your interest in this position and must discuss the applicant’s level of knowledge and years of experience working with tools, materials and safety guidelines used within fine arts studios. Be sure the list of references includes complete contact information for the reference, the nature of the relationship of the reference to the applicant (supervisor, direct report, colleague, etc.), and dates that reflect the duration of the relationship with the reference.
Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.
How to Apply:Job Categories: Arts and Culture. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: arts, coordinator, education, fine arts, and university. States: Ohio.
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