Thursday, May 30, 2013

University of Dayton, Fine Arts Studios Coordinator

The Department of Visual Arts at the University of Dayton seeks a Fine Arts Studio Coordinator with an emphasis in Three-Dimensional Studios. This is a full-time 12-month position with benefits. The Fine Arts Studio Coordinator is responsible for the oversight and maintenance of the Fine Arts studios, which include the sculpture, drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, foundations, wood shop and welding areas. The Fine Arts Studio Coordinator is responsible for overall studio management as directed by the fine arts faculty.

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 managing student studio monitors as well as being a liaison with the facilities maintenance department for overall maintenance of infrastructure problems in the studios.

This position requires a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in a Fine Art Three-Dimensional studio, along with 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 is required. Experience working with kilns and the capacity to use power tools is required. Experience in woodshop, welding, or sculpture is required. Experience in coordinating projects, managing multiple tasks, problem solving related to general maintenance and repair, management of student workers, and attention to detail is preferred. The successful candidate must have excellent communication, collaborative, and organizational skills and be able to orient faculty, staff, and students in the proper use of all relevant equipment located in the Fine Arts area.

REQUIRED

A Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) 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 both a ceramics and sculpture studio

Excellent communication, collaborative, and organizational skills

PREFERRED

Experience managing student workers

Experience in metals and welding

Attention to detail

Experience coordinating projects, managing multiple tasks, problem solving related to general maintenance and repair

Send resume and a letter of application to jobs.udayton.edu by June 30, 2013. Position begins August 1, 2013. The letter of application should discuss the applicant’s level of knowledge and years of experience working with tools, materials and safety guidelines used within fine arts studios. 

 Three letters of recommendation should be sent to: Jeffrey C. Jones, Fine Arts Studio Coordinator Search Committee, Department of Visual Arts, University of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-2923.

The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community. To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. We act affirmatively to recruit and hire women, traditionally under-represented minority groups, people with disabilities and veterans.

3 comments:

A said...

Do you have a listing code, it's not coming up in searches. Thanks

John Britt said...

http://www.udayton.edu/directory/artssciences/visualarts/jones_jeffrey.php

Amber said...

This is cool!