Careers at I-Park


I-Park’s mission is to nurture artists and the creative process, in the fine arts and in nature.
Employment at I-Park offers individuals the opportunity to work in a stimulating physical and intellectual environment – and the promise of deep gratification for the roles they play in supporting the creative process, and ultimately the careers, of exceptional artists from around the world.
We strive to maintain a work culture that is respectful, creative, flexible and collaborative. We feel it is critical that every employee feels valued and proud of the organization they represent and the mission they support.
TECH ASSISTANT
Part-time Seasonal

Description
I-Park Foundation, Inc. (I-Park) seeks an energetic Tech Assistant (TA) to nurture the creative process of exceptional artists accepted into the Residency Program by providing them with the resources and support with which to experience an inspiring, productive, and memorable residency. The successful candidate also will help deliver public events and perform routine maintenance.

Position Summary
Reporting to the Programs Manager, the Tech Assistant (TA) cheerfully and graciously anticipates and meets the needs and expectations of artist residents. The TA manages inventories; organizes, maintains, and repairs tools and equipment, including A-V; cleans, sets up, and breaks down common areas and studios; runs errands; transports artists; assists volunteer gardeners; and helps deliver public events. This is a part-time, 20-25 hour/week position, April/May – December. Occasional evenings and weekend hours are required.

Qualifications
Knowledge of and experience in using A-V equipment; ability to lift 50 pounds; valid driver’s license. Preferred: Tech high school degree; woodworking experience; experience using and repairing kilns.

Attributes
High degree of organization and attention to detail; ability to set priorities and work independently in a deadline-driven environment; creative problem solver; observant, collaborative, friendly, patient, flexible, and respectful; sense of humor; passion for the arts and green space.

Responsibilities
Set up and break down artists’ studios; events set-up and break-down; maintain A-V equipment for residents working in film, moving image, sound art, and music composition; maintain stock room and workshop inventories; maintain campus lighting system; set up and run gas-powered generator as needed; ensure maintenance and fueling of campus vehicle; light carpentry; operate aerial drone; transport artists; run errands; assist volunteer gardeners; clean studios and common areas; recycle; empty trash.

Compensation: Hourly wage is based on experience and skills set.

Application: Send résumé and cover letter to info@i-park.org with “Tech Assistant” in the subject line. Submissions are accepted until the position is filled, but interested individuals are urged to apply by 10/10/2018. No telephone calls, please.

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