Spring 2022 Opportunities
Days needed each week:
Monday –Thursday 8pm-12pm
Saturday & Sunday 12pm-4pm and 4pm-8pm
One shift per week.
Supervisor: Joseph Saunders
Total estimated hours per week: 3-4 hours
Expected Duration of Job: Spring 2022 Semester
Mandatory Safety Standards
- Masks will be required when in the building and working in any area of the Print Lab and Letterpress room.
- Limited occupancy capacities are posted outside of every room.
- Students/monitors/instructors/staff will be signing up online for a time in the space and studios. This allows for limiting the number of people allowed in the space and allows for contact tracing if necessary.
- Monitors and students working in the space will ensure 6 feet or more distance between individuals when possible (Monitors and students will be aware that in the case of a safety concern monitor/technician/instructor may need to step in the 6-foot circle to assist.)
- There is a cleaning log that will list the date, time, and scope of cleaning. Each class and monitor shift will be asked to complete the checklist at the end class/shift.
- There are hand washing and sanitizing stations located throughout the building. Everyone is asked to keep their hands clean and avoid touching their face.
- Everyone is asked to self-screen at home, checking for temperature, COVID-19 symptoms, and recent contact with anyone infected. Do not come to school if you are ill. Please use Campusclear when coming on campus.
Summary of Job: Full list when hired
- Monitors will provide access to the Print Lab and Letterpress room to those students currently enrolled in a printmaking/letterpress class, there is no working without a monitor present.
- Monitor will provide assistance to students and must be ready to solve any problem that may arise with equipment or students. If issues arise in the print lab that are out of your means of handling please contact Supervisor: Joseph Saunders and Area Coordinator: Len Thomas-Vickory.
- The monitor will oversee printmaking, letterpress equipment, and room usage, particularly during hours outside normal hours of class.
- Help in all areas of the print lab, attend to monitor nightly chores listed at the Sign- In/Out book and additional tasks provided by their supervisor.
- Disinfecting all high touch equipment and tables is a main focus and priority. Working closely with specific faculty and class students on specific nights. Monitors are expected to help with Student Showcase and workshops.
- Must have a strong familiarity with printmaking equipment and use of letterpress equipment.
- Ability to oversee student use of equipment and print lab and letterpress room.
- Complete all monitor nightly duties as well as specific chores designated for each shift
- Must have comfort with and ability to hold fellow students accountable to policies and procedures.
- Must be able to communicate rules and policies to print room users with clarity and professionalism.
- Must communicate well with the supervisor with issues or anything that arises in space.
Number of Positions: 2 open positions – Printmaking concentrator strongly preferred.
Contact Person Name: Joe Saunders, Studio Technician, email@example.com. Please submit a class schedule, resume and letter of interest.
Days needed each week:
Mondays – Thursdays 6:30 – 9:30 pm, Sundays 2:30 – 6:30 pm, and possible additional hours during the week.
Total estimated hours per week: 3 – 6 hours per week, depending on student’s availability
Expected Duration of Job: Beginning Spring 2022 semester, with the possibility of extension through Fall 2022 Semester.
Summary: Sculpture Shops Monitors will host Open Shop Hours in the Sculpture Shops, which include: woodshop, metal shop, ceramic room, mold room, and sculpture classroom. Monitors will be responsible for opening and closing those spaces, checking all students who come into the shops are trained and are working safely, clean and organize the shops, and fulfill various tasks assigned by the sculpture technician. Monitors will work in pairs. Monitors may also be requested to assist during 3D classes.
Necessary Skills: Sculpture Shops Monitors must be able to attend a training date at the start of the semester, 5-6 hours on a weekend (Saturday, January 29th. 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Lunch included). They must be leaders and role models in the Sculpture Shops. They need to be familiar with and confident using the tools and process in the Sculpture Shops, or have the ability to recognize their weaknesses and work with the technician to grow those skills. Monitors should have taken Sculpture 1 or other class that uses the Sculpture Shop frequently. Must be able to lift various objects, have good communication skills, be dependable, multitask, and deal effectively and compassionately with their peers and others using the Sculpture Shops.
Number of Positions: 6-10
Contact Person Name: Holly Kelly, Sculpture Shop Manager firstname.lastname@example.org, 978 921 2360.
Please submit a letter of interest, resume, class schedule, and written confirmation that you can attend the training (Saturday, January 29, 2022. 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Lunch included).
Pay: $20 per tour
Days Needed: Monday through Saturday, approx. one Saturday event per month
Total Estimated Hours per week: 2-4
Expected Duration: September to May
Summary: This position is responsible for conducting campus tours during weekday appointments as well as at weekend open house events. The tour involves being extremely knowledgeable of the academics, student life, history and layout of the campus however this person will be trained in how to give an effective tour. In addition to conducting campus tours, the tour guide is required to be available 15 minutes before each scheduled tour, will meet and greet prospective students and families and will stay after the tour to write follow-up cards to the students on each tour group. This position reports to the Assistant Director of Admissions.
Necessary Skills: This position is open for reliable and responsible Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors at Montserrat College of Art. Required skills include: excellent presentation skills, high level of comfort with public speaking, good sense of humor, positive attitude, thorough knowledge of the curriculum and outstanding oral and verbal communication skills.
The tour guide must have a positive reputation with faculty, staff and peers, remain academically strong and have an overall positive experience at the college.
Number of Positions: 5
Contact Person Name: Jeffrey Newell, email@example.com. Please submit a class schedule, resume and letter of interest.
Department: Digital Fabrication Studio
Days needed each week: Flexible schedule but evening and/or weekend availability preferred Will work with the student’s course schedule.
Total estimated hours per week: 5 hrs/week
Expected Duration of Job: one semester
Summary: Studio Monitors help provide daily access to and assistance with operating Digital Fabrication tools available to all Montserrat students, staff and faculty.
- Follow opening and closing procedures
- Oversee sign-in and sign-out of all individuals using the space and update the studio usage log
- Assist patrons using lab equipment and train patrons new to 3d printing and vinyl cutting
- Ensure that all patrons follow safety protocols
- Assist with tool maintenance, including changing printer filament and resin cartridges
- Monitors occasionally assist the tech with production of campus projects and workshops that take place in the lab.
- Studio Monitors may be asked to interact with tour groups, classes and other visitors to the DFS when these events intersect with their work schedule. The Monitor must be comfortable speaking about the studio, it’s tools, and the kinds of projects that students are working on in the Digital Fabrication Studio.
Necessary Skills: Monitors must be courteous and able to deal effectively and professionally with patrons. Previous customer service, teaching or retail job experience is preferred. The Digital Fabrication Studio prioritizes inclusivity and the ideal candidate is committed to making the Studio a safe space for all.
Monitors must be capable of working with both Mac and PC operating systems. Experience with Adobe Illustrator preferred and a working knowledge of basic 3D modeling software or other CAD programs a plus. Prior experience using the Digital Fabrication Studio equipment is a plus but not required, however, candidates MUST be willing to ask questions when they don’t know or understand something. Monitors must feel comfortable enforcing rules and procedures among their peers.
Sophomore or Junior preferred.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands: Work in a studio setting among hazardous materials; manual dexterity to use computers and operate fabrication equipment, strength to lift supplies (around 35 lbs.)
Number of Positions: 1
Contact Person Name: Winslow Funaki, Digital Fabrication Studio Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org. Please submit a class schedule, resume and letter of interest.
Department: College Relations
Days needed each week: TBD based on the student’s course schedule
Total estimated hours per week: 4-6 hrs./week (possibility of more)
Expected Duration of Job: Spring semester
Summary: Assisting in various duties including managing social media platforms, researching alumni, gathering and rewriting content for the website, assisting with college events, and general office duties. Videography and photography experience a plus.
- Must be able to accurately perform general office duties, write and communicate well
- Must have a courteous manner and must be able to deal effectively and professionally with the public and peers
- Highly dependable and organized
- Must have attention to detail, ability to multi task, good communication skills
- Able to handle confidential information respectfully and professionally
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
- Ability to lift various objects
Number of Positions: 1
Contact Person: Please submit a class schedule, resume and letter of interest to Jo Broderick, Chief of Staff and Dean of College Relations, email@example.com.