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Printmaking Instructional Support Manager

The School of the Arts at Purchase College, SUNY seeks candidates for the position of Printmaking Instructional Support Manager for the School of Art+Design beginning June 16, 2020. The successful candidate will be a flexible, inquisitive, personable and reliable individual, able to be productive within an educational setting and fluent in a broad range of traditional and contemporary printmaking processes and techniques. The person in this position will be responsible for the management of all printmaking facilities in support of curricular related programs including the teaching, creation and presentation of art by students, faculty, and external constituents. These facilities are 12,479 square foot, spread over three floors, including areas for: traditional processes – intaglio, relief, screen print, lithography; papermaking; letterpress; industrial equipment for offset lithography and photomechanical processes; book bindery; digital print and fabrication labs; instructional spaces – class, project, installation, seminar, and critique rooms; student studios, collaborative work spaces and display/exhibitions areas. Administrative duties include budget management; material, supply and equipment procurement and tracking; planning for facilities upgrades; supervising paid and volunteer student workers; serving on technical and school wide committees.

BA/BFA in related field required, MFA preferred.

- Proficiency in three or more of these areas of practice: intaglio, relief, lithography, screen print, digital printmaking, papermaking, book binding, letterpress, offset printing
- Two or more years of print related production and technical support experience.
- Two or more years managing a printmaking studio or equivalent relevant experience, including: experience managing budgets and following procurement protocols; knowledge and experience in managing facilities, operations, maintenance, space, and equipment administration;
- Ability to coordinate and manage multiple schedules and projects within an institutional, educational or research environment; familiarity with health and safety compliance regulations, supervisory experience
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- MFA, or equivalent professional experience in printmaking or a related field
- Driver’s License is an asset
- Experience working in higher education is a plus.

The position reports to the Technical Program Manager of the School of Art+Design. It is a full-time job, requiring five full days on campus. The base salary will be $52,000 – 55,000 depending on experience, and includes a full benefits package and additional location stipend.

Please visit the 'External Link' below for more information and to apply.

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