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Job Title: Davison Art Center Imaging (SUMMER)
Employer: Davison Art Center
Address: 301 High Street
Qualifications/Description: Two students will serve as Davison Art Center Imaging Project Assistants, working in a precise, efficient, and collegial manner to assist a small team of project employees and full-time staff. Primary responsibility will be to perform standard procedures for preparing, tracking, and handling art objects for digital photography, including art-handling assistance to the project photographer. Handling skills will be taught in advance. Assistants will be expected to shift flexibly among a wide range of project-related functions as requested. All work will take place at the DAC. The term of work will commence June 17, entail 36 hours each week (Monday–Thursday, 8:30–12:30 and 1:00–6:00; no work July 4 or on Fridays), through July 25, 2013. Required Qualifications: Coursework or experience in a related arts, humanities, or technical field. Meticulous attention to procedural details. Solid reliability and promptness for morning start times. Ability to work collegially in a team with ambitious production goals. Ability to lift art storage boxes weighing up to 40 pounds and to transport art safely between rooms. Not required, but preferred: art-handling experience, especially with original works on paper. Interested Wesleyan students should submit a resumé with cover letter and two or more references. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning March 26, 2013, until positions are filled. Graduating seniors are eligible to apply for this position.
Department Hours: project work hours: Monday–Thursday, 8:30–12:30 and 1:00–6:00 Hours/Week: 26
Start Date: June 17, 2013, plus one or two training sessions in May or early June Hourly Rate: $10.00
Contact: Rob Lancefield
E-mail for Interview: rlancefield@wesleyan.edu
Phone Number (call for interview if no e-mail address is listed: 2965
Supervisor: Rob Lancefield
Job Number: Summer1