On Call Art Instructor

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number S00038P
Position Title On Call Art Instructor
Department Tang Teaching Museum/Art Gallery
Position Status On-Call
Position Type Temporary
Months per Year Other
Work hours

The hours will vary from 3-15 hours per week, depending on how busy the season is.

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

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Job Summary

On-Call Art Instructors will deliver Tang K-12 school tours and art activities, as well as visits to the classroom for projects related to work currently on exhibit in the Museum. They will also deliver Library programs for after-school and summer programming. They will lead Family Saturday programs, both the discussion in the gallery and the hands-on-art making part of the program. They will be trained in Visual Thinking Strategies, be educated about current and upcoming exhibitions, and trained to lead the related hands-on component/art project.

In addition, they may be called upon, at times, to organize library visits (write and mail letters, make appointments by phone or email, as well as making the visits); organize Family Saturdays (develop and schedule programs; make prototypes; advertise; manage sign ups; lead the programs).

Minimum Qualifications

The person filling this position should have experience with children and should like working with children, be energetic, and interested in doing a variety of tasks. Basic computer skills necessary.

Preferred Qualifications
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
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Documents Needed to Apply

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