Sculpture Studio Monitors – Fall 2024

Department: Sculpture / Foundation

Reports to: Sculpture Studio Manager

Status: Schedule is dependent on student workers availability (Usually Monday- Friday 6:30-9:30 pm, Sunday 3:00-8:00 pm). Fall 2024, with the possibility of extension through Spring 2025 semester.

Salary range: $15.00 /hr

Summary of Job:

Monitoring fellow students working in wood, metal, and sculpture spaces. The monitor would open and close the shop, enforce a safe work environment throughout the facilities, maintain work areas, and work on small tasks assigned by the technician. Monitors are required to work in pairs. Monitors will assist students as they work to complete assignments from foundations and 3D Sculpture courses. Work with the supervisor to oversee all safety regulations including storage of equipment, maintaining safety equipment, wearing and enforcing proper PPE, and overall compliance with safety regulations from EPA and OSHA.

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

 Work in a studio setting among hazardous materials; loud work environment, the ability to multitask, lift various objects, and clean equipment and studio space.  

Experience Required:

  •  Familiarity with the Sculpture Studio environment.
  • Good organizational and effective communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently on projects as assigned.
  •  Candidates must have completed Wood Fabrication and Metal Fabrication courses. (Or have proven skills to the technician/manager)
  • Candidates should be able to work in loud environments and communicate effectively with other students, faculty, and staff.
  • Candidates should have the ability to multitask, lift various objects, be organized, and be dependable.

Professional Practice Outcomes:

  •  Work independently on tasks and assignments in an efficient manner while monitoring the use of the studio and its equipment. Collaborate with co-workers and supervisors to maintain safety regulations.
  • Work in a professional manner and set a good example as a community member by modeling appropriate attire, working safely, and communicating effectively to support others
  • Set appropriate goals and priorities by recording daily equipment maintenance.
  • Work within the appropriate authority and decision-making channels.
  • Support student projects through recommendations of appropriate tool use and materials.

Job Specific Outcomes:

  • Understand the full job responsibilities while maintaining all safety compliance regulations from EPA and OSHA.
  • Provide recommendations for 3D fabrication models.
  • Proficient in equipment maintenance and care.
  • Certified to use advanced machinery and equipment.
  • Proficient working in an industrial setting using multiple machines, tools and equipment for the production of artwork in the following fabrication studios: Wood, Stone, Metal, Ceramics, Fibers, and Mold design operations.
  • Enforce policies and guidelines consistently and with efficiency. Proficient in providing preventative safe use reminders, wears and enforces correct PPE when applicable. Understands all protocols for injuries that occur in the studio.

Number of positions open: A total of 4 candidates for the Fall 2024.

1: Sculpture Concentration Float Monitor: (Sculpture concentrator preferred) This position does not have a consistent weekly schedule. The candidate for this position ideally would need to have a very flexible schedule, as they will be on-call weekly and will need to be available with short notice to fill in shifts when a sculpture monitor is not able to make their shift. You will need to have a quick response time when contacted to cover a shift.

2: Foundation Concentration Sculpture Monitor (Sculpture concentrator preferred) The candidate for this position will work two 3 hour shifts weekly. You will be in contact with the sculpture studio manager and class instructors to assist as the liaison in all Form and Space: 3D assignments/syllabi. You will be available during your shift hours to provide Foundation specific project recommendations.

3: Sculpture Concentration Sculpture Monitor (Sculpture concentrator preferred) The candidate for this position will work two 3 hour shifts weekly. You will be in contact with the sculpture studio manager and class instructors to assist as the liaison for assignments/syllabi. You will be available during your shift hours to provide Foundation/Sculpture specific project recommendations.

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for either position please submit:

  1. Resume
  2. Letter of interest
  3. Fall 2024 class schedule

Send to: Jennifer Boisvert, Studio Manager, Sculpture Instructor [email protected]