The Printmaking Instructional Support Manager will be responsible for the management of all printmaking facilities in support of curricular programs, and fluent in a broad range of traditional and contemporary printmaking processes and techniques. They support learning by providing an organized communal shop, and assure the safety and accessibility of all printmaking departmental spaces, equipment and materials. Administrative duties include budget management; material and supply procurement and tracking; equipment maintenance and planning for facilities upgrades; supervising paid and volunteer student workers; serving on technical and school wide committees. The successful candidate will be a flexible, inquisitive, personable and reliable individual who is enthusiastic about working within an educational setting.
BA/BFA in related field required, MFA preferred.
– Proficiency in three or more of these areas of practice: intaglio, relief, lithography, screen print, digital printmaking, papermaking, book binding, letterpress, offset printing
– Two or more years of print related production and technical support experience.
– Two or more years managing a printmaking studio or equivalent relevant experience, including: experience managing budgets and following procurement protocols; knowledge and experience in managing facilities, operations, maintenance, space, and equipment administration;
– Ability to coordinate and manage multiple schedules and projects within an institutional, educational or research environment; familiarity with health and safety compliance regulations, supervisory experience
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills
– MFA, or equivalent professional experience in printmaking or a related field
– Driver’s License is an asset
– Experience working in higher education is a plus.
The School of the Arts at Purchase College, SUNY seeks candidates for the position of Printmaking Instructional Support Manager for the School of Art+Design beginning June 16, 2020. The successful candidate will be a flexible, inquisitive, personable and reliable individual, able to be productive within an educational setting and fluent in a broad range of traditional and contemporary printmaking processes and techniques. The person in this position will be responsible for the management of all printmaking facilities in support of curricular related programs including the teaching, creation and presentation of art by students, faculty, and external constituents. These facilities are 12,479 square foot, spread over three floors, including areas for: traditional processes – intaglio, relief, screen print, lithography; papermaking; letterpress; industrial equipment for offset lithography and photomechanical processes; book bindery; digital print and fabrication labs; instructional spaces – class, project, installation, seminar, and critique rooms; student studios, collaborative work spaces and display/exhibitions areas. Administrative duties include budget management; material, supply and equipment procurement and tracking; planning for facilities upgrades; supervising paid and volunteer student workers; serving on technical and school wide committees.
The position reports to the Technical Program Manager of the School of Art+Design. It is a full-time job, requiring five full days on campus. The base salary will be $52,000 – 55,000 depending on experience, and includes a full benefits package and additional location stipend.
Located 25 miles north of Manhattan in New York, the School of Art+Design is part of the School of the Arts at Purchase College, State University of New York. Our premier programs prepare students for careers in the visual arts and design, as well as lives informed by creative experience. A faculty of working artists is committed to creating a supportive climate in which students are passionate about learning to see, to think, to make, and to contribute.
Founded on the principle that artists and scholars are indispensable to each other and to an enlightened society, Purchase College combines professional conservatory programs in the visual and performing arts and distinguished programs in the liberal arts and sciences.
Salary: $52,000 – $55,000 + $3,026 location pay
Application Deadline: March 1, 2020
Application should include:
1. Cover letter (maximum one page) expressing interest in the position and summarizing qualifications
2. Resume specifying work experience and education.
3. Names, addresses, and e-mail addresses (and phone numbers, if possible) of three (3) references, who can speak to your experience related to this position.Instructions to Candidate:
To apply for the position, please visit our Purchase College Job Vacancy website at Purchase College Job Vacancy website and complete an online application.
Phone calls, hard copy, or e-mail submissions of application materials will NOT be accepted.