Student Employment Opportunities

in Art Department

Student Assistant
Art Department

Openings: varies

Art History Research Assistant - Help locate research materials, bibliographic sources, illustrations. Scan images and build websites. Will assist student to acquire skills.

Art Office - Copy materials for classes, run miscellaneous errands, file slides, maintain current bulletin boards, deliver and pick up mail, occasional typing.

Ceramics Assistant - Work in the ceramic studio during evening hours to help students throw clay and assist with hand building assignments. Must have had a minimum of AR242 and preferably AR382.

Ceramics Maintenance - Maintain clay studio, make clay and glazes, load and unload kiln. Experience or interest in art preferred but not necessary.

Drawing - Maintain Drawing Studio and keep equipment organized. This includes straightening of furniture, still life materials, and drawing board. Pick-up and return books, borrowed equipment, and slides. Some assistance with planning, installing, and removing shows in the gallery. Some small design jobs for gallery events.

Gallery Assistant - Assist in hanging art for shows, unpacking and packing shows, painting walls and display pedestals.

Photography Lab Assistant - Responsible for two darkrooms, includes mixing chemicals and cleaning. Hours: open to your schedule. 24-hour access to darkroom.

Sculpture - Help maintain tools and keep supplies in order under direction of instructor. Monitor sculpture and 3-D classes and help students with technical problems.

Slide Assistant - Help build slide collection, label and file slides.

Studio Assistant for Painting and Printmaking - Maintain tools and supplies for studio. Assist in wood working by sawing stretcher frames.

Studio Models - Pose for drawings, paintings, and sculptures while wearing street clothes, leotards, or swimsuit.

Art Education Assistant - Works with students and professor in the studio during scheduled class times and also prepares materials and organizes supplies for use during art education classes.�??�?�  Helpful if you have had Art Methods 248, but not required.

Studio Foundations Assistant - Works with professor preparing materials and organizing supplies to be used in the course, also assists with multimedia presentations in the classroom.�??�?�  Art Studio major or minor is helpful but not required.


**Note: Some of these assignments overlap and students are given assignments from other areas in the Art Department, as needs demand.

Prerequisites

Looking for students with interest or experience in shop maintenance (wood, welding, power tools).

Contact: Colleen Hanson 507-933-7019