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Printmaking Technician

The Printmaking Technician is responsible for collaborating with the Head and Chair of the printmaking programs to support all students, faculty and staff in the printmaking lab and adjacent spaces. The primary function consists of maintaining a safe, organized, and professional printmaking lab, while also assisting in the function of print courses and programs. The Technician aids in the operation, upkeep, and improvement of the lab while contributing positively to the overall culture of community and inclusion at Pacific Northwest College of Art within Willamette University.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

- Collaborate on organization of print lab spaces for classes and new mediums/processes as needed
- Support a welcoming atmosphere within the printmaking facility
- Maintain professional relationship with all printmaking faculty, students, staff, and vendors
- Maintain studio equipment, facilitate repairs, facilitate cleaning printmaking facility, monitor and maintain studio safety
- Inventory and organize supplies, fees, paperwork, collections, storage and monthly accounting reports
- Keep studio supplied: Order, pick up, arrange for delivery of supplies; mix inks, grounds, acids, and any additional materials needed for general studio needs
- Manage studio store, sales, inventory and back stock
- Assist dept. Chair, Head, and other faculty/staff as requested
- Assist supplying and managing materials for visiting artists and publishing projects
- Assist students with technical and creative issues; visit classes to give or support demonstrations of best studio practices (technical and safety)
- Supervise work- study students and studio volunteers
- Maintain Ghost Budget and Vendor List
- Support digital communication board in Lab with faculty and staff
- Assist in curating and installing print exhibits and student display areas
- Participate in Printmaking Area & Studio Arts Department meetings when needed
- Research best professional print practices to facilitate a sustainable and healthy studio
- Assist with professional practice and curriculum enhancement
- Assist with documenting programming and student work
- Assist with social media
- Additional departmental tasks may be assigned

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