Work Schedule: Monday- Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., occasional evening (Thu and Sat) and other possible weekend hours.
Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 2, 2018.
Under the supervision of RAFFMA Director, Education and Collection Coordinator (ECC) assists in both, education and collection related projects and tasks, dedicating 50 percent of the time to each area.
In the area of education, ECC maintains the existing museum programs and helps develop and implement new ones, designed for various audiences, from the university audience, through the local to the regional, Inland Empire audiences. Collaborating with the museum's marketing and membership coordinator, ECC actively assists in bringing the visual arts to the heart of CSUSB's experience for students and the wider community and integrating the museum and its collections into the life of every student.
ECC helps to maintain the museum's docent program and recruit new docents, particularly from among CSUSB students. S/he actively engages students, helping students to feel not only connected but also valued and supported in their volunteer efforts. S/he advocates on behalf of students while ensuring that they understand the museum's mission, goals, guidelines, and rules. S/he stays abreast of students' ever-changing social preferences and behaviors in order to help to design programs that appeal to them. S/he also serves as a liaison to faculty and academic departments and programs in order to connect the museum's educational programs to curricula and to engage various disciplines.
Even though the museum's focus in 2018-20 continues to be the campus audience (students, staff and faculty), ECC also maintains some of the existing partnerships with the Inland Empire schools, including the museum's online resources for teachers available for download via the museum website. ECC is responsible for the implementation and evaluation (assessment) of the museum educational programs, such as art talks, conversations, workshops, symposia, concert, etc. With the help of RAFFMA's administrative and visitor services coordinator, s/he organizes all logistics for such programs, and s/he also works closely with the museum's marketing, membership and engagement coordinator in the area of such events' publicity. Also, ECC works closely with exhibition curators and RAFFMA exhibition designer, editing and producing (using InDesign) ready to print exhibition labels and other didactic elements (text panels, maps, timelines, etc.), as well editing and producing digital media supplemental exhibition content and museum tours (using wix.com and OnCell platforms). In the area of collections, ECC maintains the collection database and register, with preparations to publish the collection on line, as well as with the development of some of the museum educational materials. ECC also performs other standard registrar's duties such as preparing loan agreements, condition reports, and making shipping arrangements.
ECC also works with and supervise interns and student assistants assigned to help in the areas of education and collection.
Equivalent to one year of experience performing support services for an instructional program and involving such activities as preparing, producing, dispensing or storing materials, supplies, and equipment.
Or equivalent to one year of experience in ordering, purchasing, accounting or in office work related to technical materials, supplies, or equipment or in an office which provided similar services to a technical function or unit may be substituted for six months of the experience.
Or equivalent to two years of college with 16-semester units in courses involving extensive use of materials. supplies, or equipment and in a discipline in the specialty area to which assigned.
Some museum/gallery or related experience and/or some teaching experience.
Bachelor Degree in Art history, Art, or Design.
Knowledge of the procedures and practices relating to providing support services.
Knowledge of procedures and practices related to ordering, issue, and inventory.
Ability to learn quickly the names, uses, and care of common types of materials, supplies, and equipment used in the instructional program to which assigned.
Ability to plan, organize, and follow a schedule of activities.
Ability to learn to operate equipment and to make adjustments.
Ability to maintain records and project needs.
Ability to correct and perform simple arithmetic calculations.
Ability to read and write at a level suitable for performance on the job.
Good communication skills, both oral and written.
Social media and web proficiency.
Master's Degree in any related subject or education degree.
Current employees will be given preferred consideration.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.