Fine Arts Studios Coordinator

University of Dayton

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The Department of Art and Design at the University of Dayton seeks a Fine Arts Studio Coordinator. This is a full-time 12-month position with benefits. The Fine Arts Studio Coordinator is responsible for the oversight and maintenance of the Fine Arts studios which include the art education, ceramics, drawing, foundations, painting, printmaking, sculpture, welding and wood shop areas as directed by the fine arts faculty.


Responsibilities include repairs and maintenance of equipment or hiring repair work, managing inventory and ordering materials, daily management of the ceramics studio including kiln firing of student work, supporting students on use of the equipment, and responding to Fine Arts area requests to meet the needs of courses. The position requires training and managing student studio monitors as well as being a liaison with the facilities maintenance department for overall maintenance of infrastructure in the studios.


Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA).

Two years experience working in an arts related field.

Knowledge of tools, techniques and health/safety guidelines (OSHA/NASAD) relevant to the day to day operations of Fine Arts studios.

Technical experience managing a ceramics studio.

Valid driver’s license with low risk driving record and ability to be insured by the university.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience training and managing student workers.

Ability to model a professional work ethic to a diverse student body.

Experience operating and maintaining metals and welding equipment.

Experience operating and maintaining wood shop equipment and power tools.

Strong organizational and time management skills including the ability to multi task, prioritize, and independently manage varied assignments.

Experience as a studio technician.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills that support creative collaboration with faculty, staff and students.