Art Installer

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Job Description

Art Installer-1800068

Required Qualifications: (As evidenced by attached resume)

Bachelor's Degree. Minimum (2) years experience in installing and handling artworks that include art museums, art galleries, art fairs and/or related venues. Demonstrated knowledge and ability to effectively handle fragile and sensitive art objects. Demonstrated experience safely using hand tools that may include drills, hammers and levels; ladders and carts. Please note that the position requires lifting, pushing, pulling, unpacking and carrying items aided and unaided by dollies and carts within a continuous and repetitive basis of objects weighing up to 40 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in studio art, art history or art education. Additional years experience in installing and handling artworks that include art museums, art galleries, art fairs and/or related venues. Experience in Asian art and culture.

Brief Description of Duties:

Incumbent will be responsible for installing and handling artwork that may be fragile and used in a variety of educational and informative settings. Responsibility includes installation of exhibitions at Stony Brook University art galleries that may include Charles B. Wang Center, Zuccaire Gallery, and Simon Center Art Gallery under the direction of gallery directors. Successful incumbent will have excellent communication skills and proven problem solving abilities.

  • Install and maintain exhibitions for the season. Install signage and graphics. Assist in the delivery and handling of artworks. Inform the Director on inventory of supplies to insure proper materials are available to complete requested work. Maintain work area in a neat and orderly fashion. Safely manage project related large equipment and hand tools.

  • Handles multiple priorities and related clerical/administrative duties with a high degree of accuracy and organization skills to ensure that projects are completed within schedule.

  • Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.

Special Notes:

This is a Per diem/Part-time position. We will be creating an art labor pool who will be utilized on an as needed basis for the Wang Program, Zuccaire Gallery, and the Simons Center. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.

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About Stony Brook:

Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Jackson Pollock House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

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Official Job Title: Instructional Support Assistant
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Wang Programs-Stony Brook University
Schedule: Per Diem Day Shift 8:30 am - 5:00 pmWang Programs-Stony Brook University
Posting Start Date: Feb 13, 2018
Posting End Date: Mar 15, 2018, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: 25.00 per hour
Salary Grade: SL1





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Posted: 11/8/2018
Application Due: 11/22/2018
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