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Gallery Coordinator, Exhibition Install and Design

Employer
Austin Community College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 20, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Arts Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support
Employment Type
Full Time
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Austin Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each Fall and Spring semester. We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our mission statement. We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.

As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:
  • Reflects the diversity of our community
  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching
  • Is attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities
  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for under-represented populations
  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others
  • Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC
Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and under represented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.

As an open access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students. In 2017 our faculty adopted a Statement of ACC Faculty Values. This Statement affirms that ACC's faculty members value collaboration, service, agency, scholarship, inclusion, and teaching, all of which attest to our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our mission.

Job Posting Title:

Gallery Coordinator, Exhibition Install and Design

Job Description Summary:

To provide technical oversight and coordination for The Art Galleries (TAG) at Austin Community College (ACC) and Art program’s exhibitions and projects.

Job Description:

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Oversees construction and installation of exhibits and exhibit units including framing, pedestals, walls, and cases; coordinates with ACC construction staff as needed; designs signage and labels for artwork.
  • Coordinates Art Department exhibitions by managing, scheduling, implementing, and coordinating key components of exhibition planning, installation, and deinstall phases at multiple ACC gallery spaces.
  • Maintains, tracks, and stores ACC permanent art collection; catalogs and photographically documents the collection; oversees relocation, delivery, and installation of art at designated college locations.
  • Assumes responsibility for delivery, transportation, and relocation of art and installation equipment and materials.
  • Assists with department budget by determining costs for repair and purchase of all art materials, tools, and equipment.
  • Coordinates, instructs, and supervises gallery attendants for the Art Department Gallery; may design gallery tours for special exhibitions and events.
  • Supports Art Department and Gallery public and internal communication through press coverage, social media posts, ACC newsletters and other outlets.
  • Designs ephemera (poster, announcements, etc.) for Art Department exhibits and events.
  • Coordinates Gallery security and safety management.
  • Develops and maintains the Art Department’s website through managing digital image databases and other public online image platforms.
  • Supports Art Department events, including exhibition openings, artist talks, and fundraising events.
  • Supports Art Department Outreach and Education to local schools and community groups.
  • Supports Art Department efforts to create online content and modules related to Gallery programming.
Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
  • Layout and digital design.
  • Installation and display of artworks.
  • General building and construction techniques.
  • Commercial photography and asset management.
  • Techniques and processes for storing and maintaining art collections.
  • Social media platforms and communication software.
Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
  • Designing, constructing, and coordinating art exhibitions.
  • Maintaining an established work schedule.
  • Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials.
  • Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills, including tact and diplomacy; ability to work collaboratively.
  • Effectively using organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow-through.
  • Maintaining, storing, transporting, and tracking permanent art collections.
  • Studio photography and digital design.
  • Make recommendations that impact the budget.
  • Verbal and written skills for effectively communicating with public and ACC audiences.
Technology Skills
  • Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software. Adobe Creative Cloud suite including: Photoshop, InDesign, Lightroom, and Illustrator. Wordpress. Photoshelter. SketchUp. Procreate
Required Work Experience
  • Two years related work experience.
Required Education
  • Bachelor's degree. MA in art related field or MFA preferred.
An Associate degree and four years of related work experience may substitute for this education requirement. Applicants who substitute work experience to meet the education requirement must use additional related work experience to meet the years of "Required Work Experience" for this position. Please note that the college reserves the right to amend these terms of substitution at any time.

Physical Requirements
  • Work is performed in a standard office or similar environment.
  • Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling.
  • Occasional lifting of objects up to 20 pounds.
Safety
  • Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.
Salary Range

$33,982 - $48,545

Number of Openings:

1

Job Posting Close Date:

June 16, 2022

ACC Benefits Overview

Full-time faculty and staffing table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the college are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.

ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty and Administrators Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by federal law.

EEO Statement

The Austin Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, political affiliation or other protected categories.

Clery Act

As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.

Disclaimer

The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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