Financial Aid

Mandeville Gallery

Department

Mandeville Gallery

Location

Mandeville Gallery/Nott Memorial

Supervisor's Name

Julie Lohnes

Hours/shifts available

Days, Monday-Friday, Weekends

Rate of Pay

$9.70/hr

Purpose/Role of the Position(s) within the Department

The role would be a student docent for the Gallery.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide information and insight into the exhibitions
  • Engage with each visitor that enters the gallery through conversation and survey cards
  • Facilitate learning to build visitor interest and create lasting audiences for the visual arts at Union College and beyond
  • Check the condition of all artwork hanging in both galleries (Wikoff and Mandeville)
  • Check that all videos or multi-media pieces are functioning and running properly
  • Confirm all artwork is adequately lit and alert staff to any burned-out bulbs
  • Maintain a supply of brochures and catalogues at two locations in the gallery and re-stock as needed
  • Attend receptions and events held by Mandeville Gallery
  • Monitor gallery to avoid food and drink in the exhibition space
  • Attend meetings at the beginning and end of term

Qualifications for the Position

  • Self-motivated and responsible; able to carry out daily tasks
  • Outgoing; able to comfortably speak and interact with all visitors
  • Dependable, punctual, and professional
  • Interest or background in the arts, galleries, and museums