(Full time, 30 hours per week)
The Exhibition Assistant will assist with organizing, installing, and de-installing exhibits, preparing printed material (label, card, and catalogue text drafting and proofing), wall and exhibit furniture, hanging lights, handling artwork, managing the Wikoff Student Gallery, assisting with routine registrarial duties including maintenance of databases, writing condition reports, processing loan and reproduction requests, assessing hanging requirements, moving art around campus, revising collection database and handling storage of art. Other duties include photographing and processing new acquisitions, photographing works of art, installations, and events, creating shared files for each, and maintaining the Gallery web site.
Union College offers a competitive salary and an exceptional benefits package including: medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous retirement plan and tuition remission. Additional information aboutUnioncan be found at www.union.edu. Applicants should submit a resume, names and telephone numbers of 3-5 references, and a letter of application to:
UnionCollege Human Resources
Req. # 6990
807 Union Street
Schenectady,New York 12308
Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity
Qualifications: Baccalaureate degree required, with an Art History degree preferred. Excellent computer skills with specific knowledge of Mac computers, PC platforms, Photoshop, database software, and Microsoft Word required with previous museum or gallery experience preferred. Must be able to follow direction but also work independently, and possess good communication and interpersonal skills. Must have some flexibility in regard to an occasional need to work evenings and/or weekends.