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Astronomy Art Specialist

Employer
Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
Location
Middlebury, VT

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Classification Number:

901495

Classification Title:

Astronomy Art Specialist

Department:

Physics

Level:

Level C (Specialist)

Job Description:

This position is only open to Middlebury students, is available for both the academic year and the summer, and is accepting online applications. Questions regarding this posting can be directed to Jonathan Kemp at
[email protected] and students are encouraged to reach out before applying.

General Responsibilities:
The successful applicants will manage and oversee conception, design, creation, and production of artistic works related to astronomy and the Middlebury College Observatory atop McCardell Bicentennial Hall. Artistic creations may be in or on a variety of media including both physical and digital, and may be black and white, grayscale, or full color. The successful applicants may be involved with the digitizing of physical objects to transform them to electronic formats, and may be involved with the conception, design, creation, and preparation of displays, materials, and products featuring these artistic works. The successful applicants will work both independently and with the Telescope Specialist who manages the observatory, its telescopes, and its outreach program. Scheduling and hours for this position will be irregular and will require motivated, independent work.

Applicants must have advanced proficiency with the principles and practices of telescopes and instruments, mastery of appropriate professional industry-standard physical media and digital creation software packages for art production, and intimate familiarity with the night sky. Applicants should have taken and excelled at PHYS 155 or PHYS 165, mastered concepts of observational astronomy and telescope operation as part of one of these courses, served as Astronomy Outreach Event Assistant, or should have advanced equivalent experience with telescopes and observational astronomy. Applicants filling this position should already possess and should have successfully demonstrated the required skills, proficiencies, and training corresponding to Astronomy Outreach Event Assistant. Applicants will be responsible for creativity in expression and design. Applicants should enjoy designing and creating compelling artistic works for outreach programs to share their knowledge about and enthusiasm for astronomy with others.

Posting Number:

STU01584

Location:

Middlebury, VT Campus

Open Until Filled:

No

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position is only open to Middlebury College undergraduate students, is available for both the academic year and the summer, and is accepting online applications. Questions regarding this posting can be directed to Jonathan Kemp at [email protected] and students are encouraged to reach out before applying online.

Quicklink for Posting:

https://middlebury.peopleadmin.com/postings/24573

Organization

Working at Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, a graduate school of Middlebury College, provides international professional education in areas of critical importance to a rapidly changing global community, including international policy and management, translation and interpretation, language teaching, sustainable development, and non-proliferation. We prepare students from all over the world to make a meaningful impact in their chosen fields through degree programs characterized by immersive and collaborative learning, and opportunities to acquire and apply practical professional skills. Our students are emerging leaders capable of bridging cultural, organizational, and language divides to produce sustainable, equitable solutions to a variety of global challenges.

In 2010, the Institute became a graduate school of Middlebury College. Middlebury is known worldwide for its leadership in undergraduate language instruction and international studies, and features both summer language immersion programs and Schools Abroad in 16 countries and 37 cities around the globe. Middlebury is also home to the oldest environmental studies program in the nation.

Monterey and Middlebury share much more than a common interest in cross-cultural communication and the environment, though—we share a commitment to making a difference in the world, and are building a truly global network of programs for future leaders in areas from translation and interpretation to environmental policy, economic development to language education, conflict resolution to sustainable business.

Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey offers graduate programs that prepare innovative professionals to provide leadership in cross-cultural, multilingual environments. Practical skills, collaborative processes, and innovative approaches are defining features of a Monterey Institute education. The Institute’s unique "Monterey Way" learning model ensures that students are learning through firsthand experiences in more than one language. Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey learners are problem solvers and process masters, building sustainable, equitable solutions for a global community through our interdisciplinary blend of business, policy, and language.

 

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