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Book Arts Workshop Assistant Program Manager

Dartmouth College
New Hampshire, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Oct 20, 2023

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Position Details

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Posting date


Closing date

Open Until Filled


Position Number


Position Title

Book Arts Workshop Assistant Program Manager

Department this Position Reports to

Library, Book Arts

Hiring Range Minimum


Hiring Range Maximum


Union Type


SEIU Level

Not an SEIU Position

FLSA Status


Employment Category

Regular Part Time

Scheduled Months per Year


Scheduled Hours per Week



20 hour position

Location of Position

Hanover, NH
Baker 25

Remote Work Eligibility?

Onsite only

Is this a term position?


If yes, length of term in months.


Is this a grant funded position?


Position Purpose

Assists Program Manager in planning and teaching a wide array of curricular class sessions and community workshops pertaining to the design and fabrication of printed and/or bound objects. Helps organize, maintain, and monitor the use of the Book Arts Workshop studio facilities and operation of equipment and tools. Oversees studio operations in the absence of the Program Manager. Carries out administrative duties such as managing and training student employees, event planning/advertising, processing financial transactions, curating social media presence, and executing other physical/digital communications work.

This is a part-time (20 hours per week) position.


Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp

Bachelors or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

● 1 yr experience teaching (or assistant teaching) post-secondary age students
● Demonstrated ability to work with hands (drawing, origami, sewing, woodworking etc.)
● Demonstrated ability to teach others
● Excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility in fluid situations and ability to manage projects in short timeframes
● Flexibility and the ability to work independently without close supervision
● Ability to prioritize competing responsibilities
● Excellent oral and written communication skills
● Ability to work effectively in a public services environment
● Familiarity with computer software applications including spreadsheet, word processing, graphic design, email, social media, and web-based programs
● Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
● Ability to lift and/or move 30 lbs.
● Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications

● MFA in Printmaking or Book Arts; or the equivalent in education and experience
● 2 yrs experience teaching (or assistant teaching) post-secondary age students
● Demonstrated ability in book/graphic design, letterpress printing, bookbinding
● Practitioner of own creative work in printing, bookbinding, and the book arts

Department Contact for Recruitment Inquiries

Brenda Grace

Department Contact Phone Number


Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title

Sarah Smith, Book Arts Workshop Program Manager

Department Contact's Phone Number

Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, conduct review, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Dartmouth vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?

Not an essential function

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dartmouth College has a Tobacco-Free Policy. Smoking and the use of tobacco-based products (including smokeless tobacco) are prohibited in all facilities, grounds, vehicles or other areas owned, operated or occupied by Dartmouth College with no exceptions. For details, please see our policy.

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Key Accountabilities


Provides individual or group instruction and orientations with beginning and advanced students. Teaches and demonstrates a range of letterpress and bookbinding techniques. Prepares materials for classes and workshops. Assists with curricular instruction as needed.

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Assists in determining facility, equipment, and material requirements. Organizes and maintains studio work areas, tools, and equipment. Performs preventative maintenance, cleaning, and basic repairs.

Percentage Of Time



Participates in planning programs to increase the effectiveness of the studio as a Dartmouth-wide resource. Assists with advertising, programming, and events. Assists with maintaining social media presence for Book Arts Workshop in collaboration with Library Communications Manager.

Percentage Of Time



In coordination with the Program Manager, trains, guides, and identifies work assignments for student assistants. Manages student payroll paperwork. Processes invoices and expenses with the finance office. Orders basic office and operating supplies. Assists with planning and organizing for visiting artist events. Maintains records and statistics of participant use.

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Assists with curating Book Arts Workshop display cases.

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Engages in ongoing professional development. Stays current with trends in letterpress printing and contemporary book arts.

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Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.


Performs other duties as assigned.
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Documents Needed to Apply
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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Additional Document #1
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