Print and Studio Technician
Williams College→ Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States
Williams College Art Department is now accepting applications for a Print and Studio Technician.
Reporting to the Chair of Studio Art, the Print and Studio Technician will be working a 35 hr/wk, 10-month schedule to oversee the maintenance and operation of the print studio, ensuring a vibrant, well-stocked, safe, and orderly space for studio members. The position includes facilitating the upkeep of the shop’s presses, tools, and inventory; training studio assistants to carry out day to day responsibilities; strong working knowledge of printmaking techniques including intaglio, lithography, relief, and/or bookbinding; an interest in envisioning and planning a green and sustainable print shop; promoting inclusive and interdisciplinary learning in its broadest sense.
The Print and Studio Technician will work closely with members of other studio disciplines such as Architecture, Painting, and Drawing, in ordering and managing supplies. An energetic, positive, and patient presence, the Technician should have an enthusiasm for working collaboratively and effectively with students, faculty, and staff of varying skill levels and backgrounds.
Williams is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty and staff. Our expectation is that the successful candidate will excel at working in a community that is broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. Applicants should also highlight relevant experience with building, working with, and supporting a broadly diverse community. Applicants should also provide brief descriptions of print shop experience (no more than one page) and samples of artwork.
- A BFA or BA in studio art or equivalent, including at least two years’ experience in a print shop.
- Working knowledge of a wide range of printmaking processes including intaglio, relief, lithography, monotypes, and bookmaking.
- Interest in green alternatives to traditional printmaking techniques and materials.
- Managerial experience is highly desired.
- Strong organizational skills with regards to studio inventory, and anticipating needs.
- Fluency with Material Safety Data Sheets and disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous materials in accordance with local/college and EPA standards.
- Excellent people skills; excellent communication skills, verbal and written.
- Budgeting experience or aptitude to learn
- Some heavy lifting (up to 50 lbs.) and evening hours are required.
Application review will begin on April 4, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.
Pay range is from $23 to $26 per hour, commensurate with experience, and flexible for deep experience.
Job band 19.
Please visit staff-careers.williams.edu/ to apply,
all applications will be reviewed by the search committee.
Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable. A COVID-19 vaccine and booster or approved exemption and participation in our testing program are required as a condition of employment at Williams.
Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive. As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-2681 or email at email@example.com .
Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States
Job Categories: Arts and Culture. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: arts education, college, and Technician. States: Massachusetts.
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