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2022-2023 Federal Work Study, Department of Art and Art History - Visual Arts Complex

Special Instructions to applicants:

It is not required that you complete this Handshake application if you are interested in this position. If you would like to apply for this position, please contact the supervisor listed below to request an interview. We encourage you to include a resume and / or cover letter.
  1. Email David Leard at or call (251) 610-6037 to request an interview

Job Title: FWS Student Employee

Job Classification: On-Campus

Rate of Pay: $9.25 per hour

Average Hours Per Week Needed: 10

Campus Department: Department of Art and Art History, Visual Arts Complex

Campus Location: Visual Arts Complex

Purpose of Position/Job Description:
Assist University staff in cleaning, organizing and maintaining tools and equipment in Sculpture Studio and other shops associated with the Visual Arts Department. Aside from routine cleaning and maintenance, there will be opportunity to assist in the construction of items useful to the department, such as display pedestals, racks and shelves; picture frames, shadow boxes and specialty storage fixtures.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Inspect, clean and maintain machines and handheld power tools. Helpers will be taught to check and adjust precision equipment as well as sharpen edge tools. Helpers will be taught the construction of items useful to the department, such as the pedestals and frames mentioned above.

General Qualifications:
Applicants should be able to work 2 to 4 hour days , 3 or more afternoons a week. Applicants should be capable of lifting and carrying 25 pounds. Applicants should be proficient in arithmetic and geometry.