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Summer Design Assistant

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number Sum00032P
Position Title Summer Design Assistant
Department Tang Teaching Museum/Art Gallery
Position Status Part-Time
Position Type Summer
Months per Year Other
Work hours

up to 20 hours per week

Start Date (For temporary positions only) 06/01/2018
End Date (For temporary positions only) 08/31/2018
Position Band/Level Summer
Pay Range $10.40 per hour

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Job Summary

The person filling this position will work with the Tang’s graphic designer to scan and archive digital images for the museum, as well as collaborate on posters and other digital and print ephemera for the museum’s engagement team.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Digitalizing a variety of material
  • Developing an eye for image quality, color and clarity
  • Working with Adobe Photoshop
  • Postering around campus
  • Working with digital media such as social media, website, MailChimp

We are particularly interested in candidates from under-represented backgrounds who can help add to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

Minimum Qualifications

Interest in contemporary art.
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite.
Some experience with online media, such as blogs, websites, branded social media helpful.

In the application please upload a .pdf that includes a portfolio of 5 to 8 examples of your graphic design or art work.

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

Posting Information

Posting Date 02/19/2018
Open Until Filled No
Closing Date 03/30/2018
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Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

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