Part-Time Staff Assistant II, Art Studio

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Nov 30, 2023


Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs
  • One LSC
  • Student Focused
  • Own It
  • Advance Equity
  • Cultivate Community
  • Choose Learning
The Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For® " is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College was recognized in three areas: Shared Governance; Faculty Experience; Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging .

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-CyFair

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 80,000+ students each semester. LSC has been named a 2023 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.

Located in suburban northwest Houston in the heart of the CyFair Community, the college provides a full range of offerings including unique programs in fire science technology, logistics management and sonography. Since opening our award winning campus in 2003, the college has experienced record growth and supports an exciting learning environment that brings together state-of-the-art technology and active, collaborative learning.

Location address is 9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress, TX 77433.

Job Description

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The PT Assistant II, Art Studios provides support to faculty and helps facilitate student learning in the Art Department for a variety of related classes, which may include but are not limited to: Ceramics, Design, Painting, Drawing, Photography and Art Appreciation. Position provides assistance to faculty and students during labs, encourages student engagement and critical thinking, proactively supports the department, and maintains Art Studios and Art Inventories to ensure a clean and safe work/laboratory environment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Provides Support to faculty with the delivery of open labs (such as helping students learn to use lab equipment, clarifying directions for procedures)
  2. Assists students with basic questions/issues, staying within this position's level of responsibility (position is assisting in open labs, not instructing, grading or disciplining)
  3. Consults with faculty and other Art staff in order to stay up-to-date with class information and faculty needs
  4. Ensures clean Art laboratories and lab equipment
  5. Ensures proper disposal of materials, including but not limited to paints, solvents, slips and glazes
  6. Checks LSC emails and consults with supervisor regularly
  7. Assists faculty with open labs and activities
  8. Perform a variety of supply and materials functions, such as inventory, stock, and mix/prepare materials used in labs, and compile orders for materials as needed
  9. Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Ab ility to work some nights and weekends if needed
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner with faculty, staff, fellow lab assistants and students
  • Proficient in standard art studio lab protocols
  • Foundational skills in supply management and materials handling
  • Fa miliarity with art media including drawing, design, painting, ceramics, and photography
PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

The work requires some physical exertion, such as long periods of standing; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities; or recurring lifting of moderately heavy items, such as kiln shelves, easels, chemical containers and bags of clay. The work may require specific, but common, physical characteristics and abilities, such as above average agility and dexterity.

WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:
  • P osition may involve some night and occasional weekend hours
  • The work involves regular exposure to outdoor elements, and/or regular exposure to hazardous it ems such as chemicals, toxic or caustic materials, contamination, and electrical hazards. This exposure requires special safety precautions, e.g., working around moving parts, carts, or machines; exposure to contagious diseases or irritant chemicals. Employees may be required to use protective clothing or gear, such as masks, gowns, coats, boots, goggles, gloves, or shields.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High school diploma or GED and at least 1 year of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Salary

Hourly Pay Rate is $13.00

Benefits Marketing Statement

By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment, excellent work/life balance, tuition waiver, participation in a tax deferred retirement plan and more.

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How to Apply

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY

We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

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If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

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More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify .

Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.

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