On-Call Installation Assistants

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number S00029P
Position Title On-Call Installation Assistants
Department Tang Teaching Museum/Art Gallery
Position Status On-Call
Position Type Temporary
Months per Year Other
Work hours

as needed, 9AM-5PM

Start Date (For temporary positions only)
End Date (For temporary positions only)
Position Band/Level Temp-Hourly
Pay Range

Ad Text

Job Summary

Assist with the changeover of museum exhibitions, art handling: packing/unpacking, installation/de-installation of art. Gallery cosmetics: wall construction, patching and painting. Fabrication of exhibition furniture: pedestals, shelves and cases.

Minimum Qualifications

Must have a strong background in carpentry and various fabrication techniques. Ability to be careful and precise in the handling of art objects. A degree in, or appreciation for contemporary fine art.

Preferred Qualifications

Taping/mudding wall seams, familiarity with the installation of AV equipment, varied fabrication processes and previous installation experience preferred.

Physical Demands (For Union Positions Only)
EEO Statement

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


Special Instructions to Applicant

To be considered for this position, please fill out an online application and attach the following documents: cover letter, resume and list of three references to include name, title, company, email address and telephone number of three professional references.

Documents must be attached through the application system. If you encounter difficulty, please contact Clarissa Sawyer, Employment Coordinator in Human Resources at: csawyer@skidmore.edu or 518 580.5802

Posting Information

Posting Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Quicklink for Posting http://careers.skidmore.edu/postings/1414

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of Three References
Optional Documents