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Art Gallery Manager (part-time)

Employer
Yavapai College
Location
Prescott, AZ

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Arts & Museum Administration, Technology, Multimedia & Audiovisual
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Description of Position

HIRING RATE: $17.55 - $22.74

Manage Art Gallery exhibition spaces on Verde campus, under the supervision of Art faculty. Performs non-exempt work requiring understanding of a specific function or body of knowledge.

Exhibition Coordination
  1. Assist with preparation of exhibit agreements and communicate with exhibiting artists.
  2. Web design creation, maintenance and upload of art online
  3. Obtaining food/drink for opening receptions and arranging for set up and clean up
    Oversee Gallery interpreters
  4. Complete invoices and sales transactions.
  5. Coordinate delivery of art and digital images with artists for in-gallery / online exhibits.
  6. De-install exhibits.
  7. Coordinate, supervise, and securely package the return of artwork to the artists. Follow safe handling and packaging procedures.
  8. Expand/coordinate/supervise Student Show.
  9. Contact various artists who may be interested in being Jurors for Student Shows.
  10. Work with Art faculty in choosing jurors and art submittable open art call choices
  11. Order Gallery supplies: ink, paint, notebooks, calendars, etc. and stay within Gallery budget
Community Coordination
  1. Utilize online Yavapai College forms like Marketing Request and Bulk Mail Request Forms.
  2. Keep signs, gallery hours and gallery voicemail updated with each changing exhibition.
  3. Work with Community as a name and face of the Yavapai College Art Gallery Verde.
  4. Ensure coverage for all published gallery hours
  5. Attend Visual Art department meetings

Media Coordination
  1. Write promotional copy, press releases, using message hub for internal marketing, as well as facilitating marketing within the community.
  2. Coordinate bulk mailings and electronic marketing to promote exhibits
  3. Districtwide Art Department recruitment on digital media and creation of an Art districtwide newsletter.
  4. Prepare / adjust art images for web applications through Adobe Photoshop.
  5. Social media updates on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
  6. Complete graphic design projects for Division 3 for flyers, posters, and mailers.
Other duties as assigned

This is a regular part-time position, working between 20-25 hours per week with retirement benefits. Additionally, employees are eligible to take up to 3 credits per semester through the Tuition Waiver Program.

Minimum Expectations & Requirements

- Associate's degree in an art related field
- Knowledge of web design
- Knowledge and experience in an art related field
- Graphic Design experience in creating marketing, social media, and promotional materials (print and online).
-Proficient in the use of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office for communications and promotions (internal and external).
- Excellent customer service skills including in-person and telephone
- Basic computer skills (Email, Internet, Microsoft Word, etc.)
- Accuracy and attention to detail
- Excellent customer service skills including in-person and telephone
- Basic computer skills (Email, Internet, Microsoft Word, etc.)-
- Ability to prioritize and adhere to deadline
- Ability to work independently under general supervision-
- Ability to lift and move art exhibits of various sizes and weights

Preferred Skills & Abilities

- Bachelor's degree in art related field
- Experience in Graphic Design and the creation of newsletters, postcards, flyers, and posters.
- Experience in digital media specifically Instagram, TikTok and Facebook.
- Experience in recruitment at the community and high school level and the ability to foster emerging artists by putting on Art shows for the area High Schools
- Extensive background in the arts
- Supervisory/management experience
- Previous work experience in an art gallery
- Work experience in a community college/higher education environment

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.

Regular attendance is an essential job function as it demonstrates dependability towards the performance of job duties.

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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