Federal Work Study - Art Galleries

Job description

Federal Work Study - Art Galleries

Job no: 493579
Position Type: ECC Student Worker
Location: Elgin, IL
Experience Level: Entry-Level
Categories: Student Workers
Role: Federal Work Study - Art Galleries

About ECC:

Elgin Community College serves over 9,000 students at every stage of their educational journeys, including university transfer programs, career and technical education, continuing education classes, and adult basic education. As a community, we pride ourselves on nurturing a welcoming campus where every person—students, staff members, faculty members, and campus visitors—feels valued. The work of each ECC employee is central to the college’s mission, and as an employer, the college fosters a positive environment through professional challenges, excellent benefits, and opportunities for recognition and camaraderie.

Work Schedule:

Monday - Saturday; Flexible

Rate of Pay:


FLSA Status:


Grant Funded:


Job Summary:

Student workers will assist in the organization, installation, maintenance, and de-installation of art exhibitions on and off campus.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Effective organizational and communication skills are required. Minimal knowledge of Google Docs, Drive, and Sheets will be extremely helpful.

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite software.

An interest in a visually creative work environment.

Willingness to speak to gallery visitors and inform them about the exhibitions.

Essential Duties:

1. Welcoming Gallery visitors

2. Handling Artwork

3. General cleaning duties

4. Moving gallery furniture

Other Duties:

Occasional painting of art pedestals, climbing ladders, perform design work when applicable, photographing exhibitions and events.

Physical Demands:

Medium (up to 50 lbs. occasionally or 30 lbs frequently or 10 lbs constantly)

Visual Acuity:

Close visual acuity (e.g. computer, assembly)

Work Environment:

Moderate noise

Environmental Conditions:

Typical office or administrative

Current SSECCA Union Member Information:

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Elgin Community College does not discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against any member of its community on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender/gender identity, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law in matters of admissions, employment, or in any aspect of the educational programs or activities it offers.

In addition, Elgin Community College provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment practices, educational opportunities, and programs and services. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the College’s EEO/AA Officer. Determinations on request for a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Advertised: October 15, 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications close:




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Posted: 10/16/2020
Application Due: 1/14/2021
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