Art-2D Studio Support Staff

Denver, CO
May 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary

This half-time 2-D Studio Support Staff position serves as a floating manager for the Drawing, Two-Dimensional Foundations, Painting and Printmaking facilities, and oversees supervision of open studio time for each of these studios. Works with faculty in each area to maintain equipment, provide efficient workspaces, track supply inventory and assist with supply ordering for the facilities.

This is a .5 FTE with benefits.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

Posting Number

Position Title
Art-2D Studio Support Staff

Position Number
E 776

Salary for Announcement

The beginning of the salary range is $22,071. The final salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Employee Category

ART - Art

EClass Code
Admin < FT with benefits



Maximizes the efficiency and safety of the two-dimensional studio spaces by ensuring that all equipment is in safe working order, maintaining and making small repairs to tools and equipment as needed, or scheduling major repairs with authorized vendors; assembling new equipment and tools as they are purchased; working with faculty to modify the layout of furniture and equipment to facilitate workflow; and acting as a liaison with AHEC on issues related to waste disposal, health, safety and building maintenance. Oversees supervision of open studio time, recruiting, training and scheduling student employees. Evaluates the condition and availability of classroom supplies; maintains inventory of supplies and equipment, and assists with purchasing and stocking.

In order to provide supervision of the open studio time, the person in this position may need to be available as a resource for studio assistants in the evenings and on weekends.

Required Qualifications

• B.A. or B.F.A in Art or a closely related field Or the equivalent education and related experience ( one year of education is equivalent to two years of relevant experience maintaining a working Fine Art Studio)

• Must be willing to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience using digital technology in a printmaking, drawing or painting context.

• Experience managing/maintaining an art studio.

• Experience using tools (hammers, drills, saws, wrenches, screwdrivers, ladders, etc.) and making repairs as needed.

• Experience ordering supplies.

• Experience tracking supply inventory.

Posting date

Closing date

Closing Instructions
Close on Closing Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

This posting will close at midnight MST on the closing date.


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