Tyler School of Art & Architecture – Administrative Specialist

Tyler School of Art & Architecture – Administrative Specialist

This Deadline Expired: Friday, November 5, 2021

The Art Department of the Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University is seeking a full-time (40 hours per week) position to support the Art department in two ways. Twenty hours per week will be committed to working as the Painting Technician. Twenty hours will be as general administrative support to the Art Department, which includes programs in Ceramics, Fibers & Material Studies, Glass, Metals, Painting, Sculpture, Photography and Printmaking.

Twenty hours a week, the Painting Technician will manage the painting studios. This includes managing all tools, spaces, equipment and supplies and ensuring safety. Knowledge of all aspects of painting studio management is necessary. Management, organizational, and record-keeping skills are required. The Painting technician will be expected to work in coordination with the Painting Area Head and Faculty. All applicants must be willing and able to work with additional studio discipline facilities and technicians as needed. The successful candidate must be able to stay current with technology, tools, and techniques appropriate to their studios, adapt existing resources to evolving needs, and learn new skills as necessary. All interested applicants must provide evidence of competence in the areas listed below.

Twenty hours a week, this individual will support the Art Department faculty by assisting with Concur expense reimbursements or speaker fees/travel arrangements and managing communications (including listservs) and arrangements for all-department events. The Department Admin Specialist will support the Department Chair with program and accreditation reviews including collection of materials and synthesizing data.

Qualifications: 3-5 years’ experience in a related area. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Experience with Concur and Banner preferred.

Learn more and apply here.

Other skills and abilities:

Demonstrated organizational skills, along with the ability to multi-task and successfully complete projects with competing deadlines.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with a diverse group of individuals both inside and outside of the university.
Ability to take initiative and work independently and in a team environment.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including proofreading skills.
Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite, including advanced database skills.
Demonstrated expertise in manipulating data and producing reports.
Ability to articulate the vision and mission of the Tyler School of Art and Architecture and the
Flexibility and willingness to adjust to a dynamic University work environment.
Demonstrated professional demeanor and ability to handle confidential information.
This position requires a background check.

This position is temporarily assigned a hybrid work arrangement (on-campus and remote), the duration of this hybrid work arrangement is at the discretion of Temple University and the Department.
Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.
In accordance with the City of Philadelphia’s mandate, all Temple University students, faculty, staff and contractors must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by November 15, 2021, unless they have a medical or religious exemption approved by the university. An individual is considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks or more following the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or 2 weeks or more following a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Individuals who do not meet the University’s vaccination or exception requirement by November 15, 2021 will be prohibited from working until proof of vaccination or an exception is provided. For more information visit the university’s Vaccines web page at https://www.temple.edu/coronavirus/vaccines.
Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.
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Primary Location : Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus-Tyler School Of Art and Architecture
Job : Staff
Schedule : Full-time
Shift : Day Job
Employee Status : Regular

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