On-Call Installation Assistants - Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs New York

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Skidmore College

Saratoga Springs, New York

United States


Detailed Job Description

Skidmore College is a highly regarded, selective, independent, coeducational, residential, liberal arts College. Located in beautiful Saratoga Springs, New York, Skidmore sits on a pristine campus of over 750 acres near the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. Saratoga Springs is a not-so-well-guarded secret of rich tradition accented with an abounding youthful feeling. The college's unique location makes it the perfect place for those who desire the peace of country-like living as well as the excitement and activity accessible in nearby larger cities. Skidmore College offers its employees opportunities for professional and personal growth, a very competitive benefits package, and the ability to positively impact the community.

The Skidmore College community awaits your arrival, so if you welcome challenges and are interested in making a difference, come join us!

Job Summary

Assist with the changeover of museum exhibitions, art handling: packing/unpacking, installation/de-installation of art. Gallery cosmetics: wall construction, patching and painting. Fabrication of exhibition furniture: pedestals, shelves and cases.  

Minimum Qualifications

Must have a strong background in carpentry and various fabrication techniques. Ability to be careful and precise in the handling of art objects. A degree in or appreciation for contemporary fine art.  

Preferred Qualifications

Taping/mudding wall seams, familiarity with the installation of AV equipment, varied fabrication processes and previous installation experience preferred.  

Required Applicant Documents

Cover Letter
List of Three References

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, military or marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or prior arrest or conviction record or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


Keyword Phrases

  • Tang Teaching Museum/Art Gallery
  • On-Call Installation Assistants
  • Creative Thought Matters
  • Fostering a Diverse & Inclusive Community
  • Country-style living; big city access
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: See Job Description