Art Department/HARRIS GALLERY Student Assistant (23/24) - FWS

University of LaVerne
May 31, 2024
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Job Title Art Department/HARRIS GALLERY Student Assistant (23/24) - FWS

Student Position Type Federal Work Study Appointment Type Part-Time FTE Work Schedule

Flexible Must be willing to work in the Art Department and Harris Gallery depending on need.

This position will work on campus. This is not a remote position.

Department Manager Shannon Mathews Hiring Manager Charles Feesago Number of Vacancies Open

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Diversity Statement

The University supports a diverse and inclusive environment where students recognize and benefit from the life experiences and viewpoints of other students, faculty, and staff. Diversity is an active and intentional practice that supports difference and multiplicity to expand knowledge, educate capable citizens, develop the whole person, and serve our local and global communities. Promoting and sustaining diversity is a commitment to educational quality and the creation of positive, respectful learning communities.

Job Description Summary

Individuals will assist in the daily operations of the Department of Art & Art History.

They will help provide information to visitors, assist office staff and faculty with administrative task, and help maintain the order and function of the department's studios and shop.

Willingness to work in Harris Gallery when the schedule requires.

Specific Duties


  • Individuals will provide guidance and information that will assist visitors in locating rooms/areas within the department, offices of the faculty, and other departments throughout the campus.
  • Office Assistance:

  • Individuals will assist the Department Chair, Department Administrator and faculty in office tasks such as copying, collating, and distribution of materials. Included, but limited to these tasks, are the sorting of mail, delivery of documents to other departments, and assisting in the staffing of Harris Gallery when needed. Knowledge of basic computer operations (Apple) is helpful but not crucial.
  • Faculty Assistance:

  • Assist Faculty with projects that correlate with classroom activities such as printing, collating, distribution and collection of supplies, classroom organization, etc.
  • Maintenance of Studio and Shop:

  • Individuals will assist in the organizing and refreshing the studio environments while identifying needs and concerns within those environments. It includes some light cleaning – dusting, sweeping and vacuuming. It will also include organization of tools, materials and student projects for studios.
  • Individuals will also assist in the maintenance and organization of the shop, which includes woodworking power tools, power hand tools and hand tools. Included is the organization of tools and materials, dusting/sweeping /vacuuming of the shop, and disposal of debris and waste.
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Willingness to learn and be committed.
  • Must be able to work at least 2 hour shifts
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Organized and willing to assist faculty and students.
  • Benefits Summary

    Employees are eligible for the following benefits:

    One hour of Paid Sick Leave for every 30 hours worked, with a maximum accrual of 24 hours of Paid Sick Leave per year and capped at 48 hours.

    University of La Verne Defined Contribution Retirement Plan – can contribute employee voluntary contributions, excluding wages derived from federal work study funds.

    In accordance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA), employees who work an average of 30 or more hours per week, will be eligible for medical coverage through the University of La Verne.

    Covered under the University of La Verne Workers Compensation Insurance.

    Location La Verne Main Campus If Other, please specify. Arts and Communications Building (ACB 200)

    Hiring Pay Rate

    Hourly Rate $15.50

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number 20191199SE

    Special Instructions to Applicants

    The periods of time available to work are Monday thru Thursday – 8a to 5p. No hours will be scheduled outside this time block.

    We have no available times on Friday or over the weekends.

    You determine your needs to work within the guidelines Federal Work Study sets, as long as the shifts are 2 hours or more.

    Any shifts over 5 hours, you are required to take a 30 minute break. There is a limit of 8 hours a day and 20 hours per week as set by the University.

    Open Date 08/18/2023 Close Date 05/31/2024 Open Until Filled Yes Quick Link https: //

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