2018 Fall Print and New Media Studio Technician | Ox-Bow School of Art & Artists' Residency

Submitted by ox-bow on Fri, 07/13/2018 - 9:46am

The Print and New Media Studio Technician at Ox-Bow, School of Art and Artists’ residency oversees the technical and operational aspects of Ox-Bow’s printmaking and new media studio, including day-to-day studio operations, and materials management for artists in residence during our fall residency. The studio technician will ensure a quality, supportive learning environment for a range of skill levels and cultivate a community of learners. The studio technician is expected to build and maintain effective relationships with residents to gain their respect and trust; Utilize strong communication skills; be an enthusiastic ambassador of and ensure positive perception of Ox-Bow. This is a residential position and the technician will work directly with the Academic, Campus and Program Directors to ensure an organized, cohesive working environment.

Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 

EDUCATION/JOB EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICIATIONS

• BFA in arts or the equivalent with at least two years technical experience in a print and new

media studio.

• Experience with a range of printmaking processes (etching, letterpress, monotype,

lithography, screen printing and relief printing processes).

• Experience with new media equipment (digital printers, adobe suite) preferred  

 

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE AND QUALIFICATIONS

• Ability to work with a wide-range of skill levels, personalities, and backgrounds and modify

technical and operational strategies to optimize learning experience.

• Must have excellent people skills; possess excellent communication skills – written and verbal.

• Strong organizational skills with regard to studio inventories, Materials Safety Data Sheets and

general studio safety.   

• Must be a team player able to work independently as well as in a group.

• Must be innovative, resourceful, patient, and a strong sense of integrity.

• Must be able to stand, bend, and routinely lift studio materials and equipment weighing up to 75 lbs.

• Must be able to travel to and from Ox-Bow Saugatuck campus and/or various vendor locations in

the West Michigan region.

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Rebecca Parker
Contact Email: