Fine Arts Specialist (#61787)

Tallahassee, FL
Aug 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 42119

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 08/15/2017


Master Craftsman Program


This position is responsible for creating and restoring fine art in support of the Master Craftsman Studio. Provides oversight and coordinates within MCS.
May utilize studio art skills to work with plate glass, stained glass, metal, wood, acrylic, plaster, and other mediums as required to complete projects. May utilize glass cutting, glass painting, glass carving, glass fritting, glass polishing, sand blasting, mold making, and other studio art skills as necessary to complete projects.
Will operate sign shop machinery and computer proggraming as necessary to complete sign shop orders. May utilize appropriate technology and software to complete projects. Provides coordination and oversight for ongoing projects within the department. Maintain studio deadlines.
May handle, crate and and/or install fine art. May coordinate with other MCS artists and provide input on concepts and designs. Supports the departments outreach and education initiatives by interacting with students, faculty, and staff at FSU and other external parties as required.
Provides support to and takes direction from the studio manager. Completes projects and assignments in support of the MCS mission.


High school diploma/equivalency and five years of experience. >/P>(Note: a combination of post high school education and experience equal to five years.
Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously.
Experience or knowledge of special maintenance for instruments and equipment.
Experience or knowledge of the concepts, principles, and practices of collections management to include proper handling, installation, preservation and/or maintenance of delicate art or collections.
Ability to interpret technical and artistic designs and create a final product.
ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.


Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply related University policies and procedures.

Pay Plan

This is an USPS (University Support Personnel System) position.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Veterans' Preference

Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service members and veterans, will receive preference and priority in employment and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. For information on who may be eligible for Veterans' Preference, go to, or call FSU Human Resources at (850) 644-6034. IMPORTANT: In order to claim Veterans' Preference, applicants must upload a DD-214 (and other documentation, as applicable) with their online application prior to the closing date of the job opening.

Tobacco Free Campus

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Equal Employment Opportunity

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