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Appointment Type: Staff Part-time, Temp Part-time
Department: Schaffer Library
Categories: Temporary, Staff
Position Grade: TEMP

Work Days: 3 days per week
Shift Start/End Time: Flexible
Hours Per Week: 25
Weeks Per Year: 51

Pay Rate: $13.00/hr

This position will assist the office of Art Collections & Exhibitions in all aspects of exhibition and permanent collections programming.  Exhibition responsibilities include: promotion of events (press calendar listings (30+), email blasts creation and maintenance, external mailings); event scheduling and catering; art work shipping and loan forms; gallery billing and invoicing; mailing list updates and maintenance; receptions and special events candid photography, editing and social media posts, and ordering supplies. Permanent Collection responsibilities include: wrapping and transporting artwork on campus and to off-site storage; all billing and invoicing; community, staff, and faculty inquiries and assistance. The position is 3 days per week for 1 year.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree and previous art gallery or art collection experience is required. Candidates should have an understanding of industry standards, exhibition production, an interest in the visual arts, and awareness of a liberal arts college community and nuances. Candidates must also have experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word), Mac platforms, an ability to multitask in a fast paced office, and strong organizational, interpersonal, communication, and computer skills. Photoshop and Mail Chimp experience is highly desirable. Must be safety conscious, able to work with a diverse group of individuals, and available to work during evening gallery events 6-8 times per calendar year.

Note: All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, and criminal history background check.

Union College

Officially chartered in 1795, Union College is the fifth-oldest liberal arts college in the country. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is a highly selective residential and undergraduate college, home to 2,200 students and 220 faculty, and offering 44 majors. Union was the first liberal arts college to rethink the traditional liberal arts education and adopt an engineering curriculum. That pioneering approach continues today with an education that encourages students to work beyond the limits of disciplinary boundaries, allowing them to think globally and lead innovatively in a world where problem solving requires breadth across humanities, arts, social sciences, science, and engineering.

Union College offers an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous retirement plan and tuition remission.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Union College will not discriminate in the recruitment or selection of faculty and employees, or in any other area of employment, on the basis of age, sex, race, national origin, religion, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. In this regard, opportunities for advancement will be made available without bias. The College is also subject to state and federal laws, supports efforts to attract and retain fully qualified women and other minority group members for faculty and other positions. Union College will comply with the letter and intent of all State and Federal laws and applicable orders pursuant to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

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