Loyola Marymount University (LMU)
Los Angeles, CA
Loyola Marymount University has an opening for a Studio Coordinator in the Art & Art History department. This staff position will oversee and manage the Drawing Studio Area, consisting on average of 135 students in the Fall Semester and 150 students in the Spring Semester. As well as support 2 Full-time Faculty, 1 Artist-in-Residence and at least 2 Part-time Faculty.
Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: Answering incoming calls, welcoming visitors, and providing information about the department and programs, distributing mail, and composing a variety of business correspondence. Coordinating with faculty to supervise student work-study tasks and studio maintenance, updating, compiling and posting drawing studio and model policies, organizing and maintaining still life objects, and inventorying studio equipment. The Studio Coordinator will also update and maintain list of models, coordinate class dates and calendar with professors (for multiple courses), book models for multiple classes according to professors’ preferences and model availability. Additionally the Studio Coordinator will design, create and distribute posters announcing events, obtain appropriate departmental approval for events, coordinate with Public Safety and Events Scheduling, manage parking issues and other on-campus issues for models and guests, arrange for special guests for freshman in the Fall Semester, assist in setup and cleanup of workshops and events, arrange for the all-studio Spring Getty visit, and all other duties as assigned.
Loyola Marymount University shares in a rich intellectual heritage fostered by the Jesuit and Marymount educational traditions and founded on social justice and ethical values. Governed by an independent Board of Trustees, LMU cherishes its Catholic identity while at the same time welcoming people from diverse social, religious, and cultural backgrounds. LMU is in Los Angeles, yet near the Pacific Ocean, offering a dynamic cultural environment.
We seek candidates who typically possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts or equivalent experience. The incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes. Candidates should also possess a minimum 3 years’ experience in an art studio and be able to demonstrate knowledge in the areas of: student development, career development theory/experiential education, public speaking, program implementation including promotion and publicity. They must have the ability to work effectively and cooperatively with administrators, faculty, staff, students and vendors, and demonstrated sensitivity to and respect for working with a diverse population, the ability to help others learn art skills, exemplary communication skills (both written and oral) evidenced by background in preparing statistical reports and making presentations to a wide variety of audiences, effective organizational and collaborative skills, demonstrated computer competency and preferably knowledgeable of Microsoft Office suite (excel, Photoshop, PowerPoint) and web-enabled systems.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary. For more details regarding this position please visit our website.
Interested candidates may apply by submitting a cover letter, resume, and list of reference online to http://jobs.lmu.edu (reference #0170138).
Equal Opportunity Employer