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Visual Arts, Lead Technician

Employer
Yavapai College
Location
Prescott, AZ

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Description of Position


Under the direction of the department chair, the Visual Arts Lead Technician will oversee the Woodworking/Jewelry/Lapidary/Welded Metals/Sculpture courses. The Visual Art Lead Technician will also maintain and grow the enrollment in Woodworking/Jewelry/Lapidary/Welded Metals and Sculpture.

The Visual Art Lead Technician will also have the opportunity to instruct 1-2 courses per semester as needed. This position will be based at the Prescott campus but may work at the Verde campus when needed. The Visual Art Lead Technician is a regular part-time position averaging 25 hours per week, including teaching assignments. Hours worked may include nights and weekends.

Primary responsibilities:


  • Support adjunct teachers in 3D area with courses, syllabi, new adjunct needs, first point of contact for the program needs, help teaching team be successful.
  • Lobby for the needs of the program
  • Instruct 1-2 courses per semester including the summer as needed.
  • Help with hiring, mentoring and training lab technicians.
  • Oversight of lab technicians and timesheets to be signed by the chair.
  • Equipment/studio/lab/budget oversight
  • Maintain safety including implementation of re-entry plan.
  • Work with facilities to assure the labs are operational
  • Initiate and update the curriculum as needed including creation of certificates or program changes.
  • Be the face of the program to the college community and the business community
  • Report any changes to Advising.
  • Districtwide Art Department recruitment on digital media and creation of an Art districtwide newsletter.
  • Complete graphic design projects for Division 3 for flyers, posters, and mailers.
  • Other duties as assigned
***Applications reviewed as received; open til filled***Minimum Expectations & Requirements

Two years of technical training or collegeTwo years of experience in the art field

Familiarity with safety procedures, precautions, and protocols for experimental procedures in appropriate lab area


Essential Functions

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements and competencies listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

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