Under limited supervision this position will technically manage and supervise art studios, TPK Student Gallery, and classrooms. This will include all equipment and supplies as well as scheduling of meetings and events in a complex environment. Ensure safe, secure, healthy, and well-run facilities. Manage outside and departmental client/vendor relationships; account and budget management; project management; operate as the building proctor for the department and Burns Fine Arts Complex. The Manager of Arts Studio will report to the Chair for Art & Art History.
Typically, a Bachelor's Degree in studio arts or related field or equivalent experience. Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes.
Minimum four year's experience working in equipment-intensive studio or shop environment with some experience in supervisory role and management of the day to day operations.
Extensive knowledge of all phases of Studio Art to provide supervision and service to students and faculty alike.
Strong management and organizational skills. Commitment to formal studio training and practices of areas taught in the department.
Ability to multitask under pressure, carry a significant leadership role, possess interpersonal skills, demonstrate talent as a team player, handle flexibility, and creatively solve problems.
Exemplary communication skills (both written and oral) evidenced by background in writing essays and press releases, making public presentations on art, and interrelating with artists, curators, members of the media, and other parties involved in exhibition preparation and related gallery activities.
Demonstrated computer competency and preferably knowledgeable of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, CMS, and Adobe Creative Suite systems.
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