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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title Visual Arts Technician Department UNT-CVAD-Dean's Off-136100 Job Location Denton Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Retirement Eligibility TRS Eligible Additional Retirement Information

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Salary Information Salary commensurate with experience Department Summary

The Department of Studio Art offers students an intensive exploration across a breadth of media and within a depth of discipline that allows students to prepare to be an artist, begin a career in the arts, continue their studies in graduate school, or become leaders and educators. Students gain skills and competencies, including team-based learning, technology, communication, aesthetic judgment, interdisciplinary and innovative approaches, critical analysis, and professional development throughout their program of study.

Position Overview

The Studio Art Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Visual Arts Technician to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: Management of the Sculpture concentration facilities for student and faculty use by: Maintaining a safe student work environment. Maintaining equipment and web checkout system. Purchasing supplies. Disseminating information. Keeping lab records and files. General office duties. Other duties as assigned. Setting safety standards, supervising hourly workers.

Additional Posting Details

Minimum Qualifications

Associate's Degree and two years of related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Skill in utilization and maintenance of equipment or machinery related to area of assignment.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize work for self and others.
  • Knowledge of safety and security practices related to area of assignment.
  • Preferred Qualifications

    The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications: An MFA in a Studio Art; preferably lens based, or and 2-years minimum college teaching experience at the level of TA, TF or above.

    Required License / Registration / Certification Work Schedule

    Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm.

    Driving University Vehicle Yes Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position. EEO Statement

    The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

    Classification Title Visual Arts Technician Physical Requirements Carrying, Cleaning, Climbing, Driving, Kneeling, Lifting up to 50 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Walking, Writing, Ability to communicate

    Job Duties


    Maintenance of facilities including equipment, materials inventory, organization and cleanliness of sculpture studios, classrooms and work spaces.


    Maintenance of health and safety standards and practices in sculpture. Ensures safe material and equipment use for undergraduate classrooms and studio spaces and graduate studios.


    Makes purchases for all necessary supplies and equipment for the area, and reconciles and documents all purchases for sculpture.


    Provides classroom support for instruction for no more than 30 min. per class as appropriate.


    Hires, trains and supervises student hourly workers and graduate student assistants.


    Provides support to area faculty, and teaching fellows its in the preparation and display of student work as required; provides support for visiting artists or visitors; runs errands as required to accomplish programmatic tasks, and other general clerical duties.


    Completes other duties as assigned and or approved by the Studio Art Department Chair or Associate Dean.

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number S6397P

    Position End Date (if temporary) Special Instructions to Applicants Quicklink for Posting https: //

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    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • References - List of Names and Contact Information for 3
  • Optional Documents

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