Job- UCLA Dept of Art: FT Sculpture Lab Supervisor

Job- UCLA Dept of Art: FT Sculpture Lab Supervisor

Deadline to apply: February 28th, 2017

The Department of Art at UCLA is recruiting for a full-time, career Sculpture Lab Supervisor.

This position will be responsible for managing, supervising, technical instruction, safe operation, budget administration, security, use, and day-to-day functions of the Sculpture Lab, Metal Fabrication/Welding Lab, Mold Making Lab, Resource/Reference Area, and “White Room” Exhibition Space, along with each labs’ specialized equipment and tools, for the Sculpture Area of the Art Department. Manager instructs and demonstrates the safe use of all fabrication lab equipment and facilities used by graduate and undergraduate students, and various faculty and staff members. Significant interaction with the department’s graduate and undergraduate student population requires strong teaching skills. Expected to identify and understand an individual’s arts-related research and provide appropriate advice about relevant artists, styles, and past/present references. Expected to identify and understand an individual’s arts-related technical needs, giving appropriate advice, training and instruction about tools, methods, fabrication techniques, and materials used. Remain current and knowledgeable about current developments in the art world, especially the field of sculpture: theoretically, conceptually, and physically. Remain current and knowledgeable about new equipment (computer-operated mills, saws, welders, plasma cutters, and rapid proto-typing machinery, for example) and techniques related to sculpture production. Maintain inventory and checkout equipment, power/hand tools, and other supplies. Manage and coordinate support for Sculpture field trips, events, lectures, exhibitions, and special projects. Responsible for budget administration in the sculpture lab areas. Responsible for managing acquisitions and donations for the Resource/Reference Area and coordinate the maintenance and expansion of the Area’s extensive slide and digital image collection. Develop and maintain resource disaster recovery and safety training plans for the all the machinery, equipment, tools, and other resources in the labs under supervision

Salary Range: $4,328-$6,960/month (based on experience)

Applications will be accepted through February 28th, 2017.

Further information and online application can be found at: https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=69917

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