Part-Time Gallery Assistant

The UCF Art Gallery in the School of Visual Art and Design is seeking a Part-time Gallery Assistant. Working immediately under the UCF Gallery Director, the Gallery Assistant will monitor the gallery and oversee and manage daily operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work a maximum 28 hours per week with a flexible schedule for availability during special gallery events and receptions.
  • Open and close the gallery in accordance with set hours and remain present and accessible for the duration of their shift.
  • Ensure all guests are treated cordially and always maintain a hospitable, welcoming environment.
  • Daily operational tasks such as cleaning, organizing, generating documents, and manage student workers and volunteers with the oversight of the Gallery Director.
  • With oversight of the Gallery Director, install and strike artwork for exhibitions, generate and install wall labels/text/vinyl, and train students on delegated installation tasks.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree – Preferred in Arts or related field
  • At least one year experience installing artwork and preparing exhibitions
    • Preferred experience in museum or gallery setting
  • Clear and efficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Preferred experience in oversight/management of staff and/or volunteers
  • Computer skills and experience in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
    • Preferred experience with Photoshop, InDesign, and/or Illustrator
  • Ability to multi-task, problem solve, be a self-starter and take initiative, collaborate and work as an integral part of a team.
  • Must be physically able to lift and carry at least fifty pounds, work on a ladder at various heights, and work around dust.

APPLICATION MATERIALS

  1. Cover Letter – include written description of experience and expertise
  2. CV or Resume
  3. Contact information for three professional references

APPLICATION SUBMISSION

Please email complete application materials to Shannon Lindsey, UCF Art Gallery Director at Shannon.Lindsey@ucf.edu with the Subject Line: “Gallery Assistant Application_YOUR FULL NAME” by 5:00pm on FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 1, 2017.