Mielke Fellow - Gallery/Permanent Collection (1 year position)

Mandeville Gallery/Permanent Art Collection

Temporary - Part time | Grade T | 20 hours per wk, 51 weeks | 3 days per week, flexible hours |


This position will assist the office of Art Collections & Exhibitions in all aspects of exhibition and permanent collections programming. Exhibition responsibilities include: promotion of events (press calendar listings (30+), email blasts, external mailings); event scheduling and catering; art work shipping and loan forms; gallery billing and invoicing; mailing list updates and maintenance; receptions and special events candid photography, editing, social media posts, and supply ordering. Permanent Collection responsibilities include: wrapping and transporting artwork on campus and to off site storage; conservation arrangements and scheduling; billing and invoicing; handling inquiries and providing assistance to the community, staff, and faculty. The position is 3 days per week for 1 year (July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018).


A Bachelor's degree and previous art gallery or art collection experience is required. Candidates should have an understanding of industry standards, exhibition production, an interest in the visual arts, and awareness of a liberal arts college community and nuances. Candidates must also have experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word), Mac platforms, an ability to multitask in a fast paced office, and strong organizational, interpersonal, communication, and computer skills. Photoshop experience is highly desirable. Must be safety conscious, able to work with a diverse group of individuals, and available to work during evening gallery events 6-8 times per calendar year.


Please apply via email to: hr@union.edu. Application materials, including cover letter, resume and/or Employment Application should be submitted as a single pdf or doc file.

Please remember to include the Req. # T1194 and/or position title in the subject line.

For questions or if necessary to submit a paper application, contact:

Union College
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308
 (518) 388-6108
 (518) 388-6529

Union College, founded in 1795, is a highly-selective, independent college. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is known for its distinctive blend of the liberal arts and technology. Union College offers its full-time employees an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous retirement plan and tuition remission.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

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