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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES
POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: Art Gallery Asst
Position Classification Code: R5025
Job Family: Instruct/Research/Pub Srvc
Pay Level: 05
Exempt Status: Non-exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Duties include budget tracking, administrative liaison, program marketing and reporting, Maintains UAG databases for permanent collection, new acquisitions for permanent collection, campus loans of artwork and donor lists. Maintains plan for day-to-day operational activities of the UAG. Hires and oversees work study students for gallery sitting during public hours. Under general supervision, may help with the coordination of complex installation and de-installation of art exhibitions. May assist with preparatory work on exhibitions, as well as the packing, maintenance and security of collections.
Standard Duties:
Responsible for fiscal, administrative and some operational activities in the fast-paced setting of the UAG. Under supervision of Director, performs duties of registrar, maintaining UAG databases for permanent collection, new acquisitions for permanent collection, campus loans of artwork and donor lists. Creates and disseminates press releases and other aspects of public outreach and publicity. Assists with public receptions. Under general supervision, may help with the coordination of complex installation and de-installation of art exhibitions. May assist with preparatory work on exhibitions, as well as the packing, maintenance and security of collections. May assist with updating the UAG web presence. Experience with non-profits and/or online website design and management a plus. Good communication skills, Spanish language skills, art appreciation training and a mindset based on community outreach are all pluses, as well.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
University and department policies and procedures; principles and practices of organization and administration; Filemaker Pro.
Museum registrarial methods; exhibition installation; problem analysis and resolution; public contact.
communicate effectively in written and oral form; develop and maintain effective working relationships; maintain accurate and orderly records; use independent judgment and initiative; organize and implement several concurrent activities; analyze and evaluate information; work independently or as part of a team.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Two (2) years of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience as approved by Human Resource Services.
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-