Art & Art History Visual Arts Technician
St. Mary's College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary's City is accepting resumes for the Art and Art History Visual Arts Technician. This is a part-time 20 hours a week), contingent position with an annual salary of $17,500 for a term of one year, no benefits provided. Job responsibilities are to serve as the assistant to the Department of Art and Art History, focusing primarily on maintaining and supervising the use of the studio classroom facilities including supervising art students during evening and weekend open studio sessions, cleaning and maintaining studios and equipment, supervising work-study students, and managing departmental events information.
Requirements: BA/BFA in studio art, or a bachelor’s degree in other art-related fields; attention to detail and excellent organizational skills; good interpersonal and communication ability; skill and experience with basic carpentry techniques, woodworking and metalworking power and hand tools; ability to teach and supervise safe use and maintenance of shop equipment. Must have working knowledge of the Adobe Suite, including image specifications for print and web. Other fabrication and art technical skills are a plus and might include welding and metalworking skills, ability to maintain and oversee large format printing, basic web updating using content management systems such as wordpress and familiarity with wet darkroom and digital equipment. Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in Historic St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college. Undergraduate and residential in nature, with a diverse coeducational student body numbering approximately 1800, St. Mary's emphasizes excellence in teaching. The institution was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in 1997. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and close proximity to the amenities of Washington D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.
St. Mary’s College (www.smcm.edu) embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity. Application materials should include a cover letter, résumé (including e-mail address), and three references and submitted online at: apply.interfolio.com/41678. Questions may be directed to Lisa Scheer at 240-895-4225.
Review of résumés will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.