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Art Studios Resource Technician

Department: Art Design Film & Media
Reports to: Resource Lab Manager
Supervises: Work Study Students
Compensation:: Commensurate with Education and Experience

Work Schedule:

34 Weeks (17 weeks each fall and spring semester), 40 hours per week


Provides resource oversight, support to students and faculty working in the studio, and maintains the integrity of the studio spaces as a whole, ensuring health and safety protocol.


  1. Provides training in the safe use of all studio tools, materials, and equipment.
  2. Maintains all in-house bookings for the Commons and Centennial buildings (liaison with Department Coordinator)
  3. Schedules and oversees open studio hours.
  4. Actively mentors students in the studio.
  5. Maintains studio by: monitoring inventory; keeping studio equipment clean, repaired, and organized; and communicating with Operations and Facilities regarding physical space functionality
  6. Manages work study students, assigns duties, and supervises work.
  7. Works with Chair to identify budget for mounting the BFA Exhibition and submits accurate monthly budget reports to Resource Lab Manager for tracking.
  8. Serves as a resource to the Art Department by: serving as a liaison between students, faculty, and staff; and organizing student work for in-house exhibitions, shows and critiques.
  9. Works with Exhibitions Curator and BFA Faculty and Staff to organize, prepare, install, and maintain BFA Exhibition while open; as well as returning space to original condition.
  10. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, related degree or equivalent professional experience
  • Extensive experience with light construction, and general art handling skills
  • Expertise in using basic woodworking equipment
  • Basic computer skills
  • Certified in CPR and first aid (training class funded by college)
  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and complete multiple tasks
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to effectively communicate with faculty, students, and staff
  • Good troubleshooting skills
  • Must possess valid WA state driver’s license and have automobile insurance or purchasing supplies and handling equipment repairs
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and climb ladders
  • Must pass background check

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience teaching or assisting in an educational artistic setting
  • Experience in a not-for-profit environment

Application Procedures

For consideration please submit a cover letter and resume:

Cornish College of the Arts
Human Resources
1000 Lenora Street
Seattle, WA 98121
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Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Cornish College of the Arts is an equal opportunity employer intent on enriching the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students. Our goal is to create an intercultural learning environment comprised of people with varied experiences and perspectives. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups for all open positions.

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