Summer Studio Technician (seasonal)- Sitka Center for Art and Ecology

Deadline March 01, 2019

The Sitka Center for Art and Ecology fosters creativity, inquiry and natural wonder through our residencies, workshops, annual art exhibition and year-round community programming. We seek a seasonal Summer Studio Technician to help us manage and host our summer workshop series.

Wage: $11.25/hour, shared on-campus housing including; utilities, wi-fi, washer & dryer, access to
kayak and canoe, paid attendance for one and (when possible) access to studio space.
Hours: 30-35 hours/week- varied schedule
Work Date Options: ☐ May 20-July 19, 2019 ☐ July 20-Sept. 20, 2019 ☐ Both- May 20-Sept. 20, 201

Job Objective or Overall Purpose Statement:
Manage the daily operations of the workshops in the summer. Work closely with the Program team to update workshop materials and processes.
List of Duties or Tasks Performed:
• Work closely with program team to ensure the smooth operation of daily workshops
• Greet arriving instructors, assist with their check-in on campus
• Set-up and breakdown studios for workshops, assist instructors as needed
• Welcome workshop participants on the first day of each workshop, introduce the instructor and provide
details about the facility
• Provide AV (audio/visual) support for instructors
• Assist in making sure students park in designated Sitka lots & assist with overflow if needed
• Photograph and video workshops as appropriate and file and organize generated photos and clips
• Input notes regularly into FileMaker regarding each workshop set-up for ease of next year
• Greet visitors and share current Sitka events and activities and provide facility tours when possible
• Manage work schedule in conjunction with the program team
• Assist with communication of Cascade Head Ranch rules to instructors and students
• Assist with minor housekeeping
• Assist in publicizing workshop program via social media (Facebook and Instagram)
• Work with the program team on setting up and cleaning up events
• Patrol campus nightly to assure each studio is locked with lights and equipment turned off
• Maintain a safety awareness to benefit students and instructors

Based on experience, a person in this position would:
• Enjoy interacting with people daily
• Enjoy speaking to groups
• Have an artistic sensibility and art making knowledge
• Be able to regularly lift 50 pounds- this is a very physical job!
• Ability to carry materials and supplies up and down stairs
• Have a sense of intentionality when attending to details
• Great written and oral communication skills

Please download the application from our website and send application materials to: carriehardison@sitkacenter.org

More Info
https://www.sitkacenter.org/about/jobs

Location
Central Oregon Coast- Otis, Oregon

Contact Email
carriehardison@sitkacenter.org