Welcome to the MWPAI Human Resources Employment Opportunities section. The following information will assist you in applying for open positions at MWPAI.

Human Resources is located at 1212 State St. (corner of State Street and Kirkland Street). Our hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We can be contacted at (315) 797-0000, ext. 2108 or 2141, by fax at (315) 797-7509 or by email to hrjobs@mwpai.org.

Application and Selection Process

Human Resources coordinates employment searches for open positions at MWPAI via internal and external employment announcements.  Human Resources receive application information and an acknowledgement card is sent to each applicant.  Application material is then forwarded to the hiring department for review. Candidate interviewing and selection is made by the hiring department with assistance from the Human Resources Office.

The application materials required for each open position vary and are described in the body of the position announcement. Please include all required information for consideration.

MWPAI performs a thorough background check, reference check, degree verification (when applicable), and medical exam (for certain positions) on the selected candidate post-offer, pre-hire and complies with all relevant state and federal laws on non-discrimination.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmation Action Employer – MWPAI will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy and equal pay), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran or military status, disability, age or any other protected status under applicable law.


Current Opening


Graduate Resident Assistant

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute is seeking a graduate student for a part-time Graduate Resident Assistant position for the PrattMWP College and Pre-College programs for 2017/2018. The Graduate Resident Assistant is assigned to one or two residence halls and assists the Residence Life Coordinator in the day-to-day administration of the residence hall(s) (approximately 10 to 15 hours per week). This position includes some evening and weekend hours, as well as participation in the professional staff on-call rotation. The Graduate Resident Assistant directly supervises the Residence Assistants assigned to the residence hall(s), attends and leads meetings, upholds hall rules and regulations as outlined in the Student Handbook, responds/handles crisis management situations, performs departmental responsibilities, and assists with programming. Please visit www.mwpai.org for more information about the Institute, and www.mwpai.edu for more information about PrattMWP School of Art and Design.

Education and Experience:

Required: Bachelor’s degree and current admittance into a graduate program.

Preferred: Previous experience as an RA, or employment in residence life. Priority will be given to graduate students in Higher Education or Student Affairs programs.

While in the position, a Graduate Resident Assistant may have no more than 15 hours per week of total external commitments including, but not limited to, outside employment, organizational involvement, athletic team participation, and internships. The successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to interact with a diverse population, as well as demonstrated experience and skill related to program development and student development.

Compensation and Anticipated Start Date:

July: The successful Graduate Resident Assistant candidate may begin with our Summer Pre-College Program and Summer Intensives. An anticipated arrival on campus is July 1 with training beginning on July 5, 2017. The Summer Pre-College Program and Summer Intensives run July 10 – August 4.

August-May: Graduate Resident Assistant training will begin August 7 in preparation for the PrattMWP 2017/2018 Academic Year. PrattMWP classes begin on August 28.

Compensation: A bi-weekly stipend will be provided (a total of $9,000 for both the summer and academic year), furnished campus apartment with basic utilities, internet and cable, and full meal plan when PrattMWP student dining is offered.

About MWPAI and PrattMWP:

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute (MWPAI) is an internationally prominent fine arts center serving diverse audiences through three program divisions - Museum of Art, School of Art and Design and Performing Arts. The Institute was founded in 1919 and provides some 600 events annually with more than 180,000 patrons enjoying the many exhibitions, performances, art classes and family-oriented activities.

The Museum of Art is renowned for its art collection and Phillip Johnson designed building. The School of Art and Design offers a large community arts education program in art and the nationally accredited college art program affiliated with Pratt Institute of Art and Design (PrattMWP). PrattMWP is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Middle States Association, and New York State Education Department. PrattMWP students spend the first two years of their bachelor of fine arts degree program at our campus in Utica, New York before they complete their studies at Pratt's main campus in Brooklyn. MWPAI’s Performing Arts offers a wide-ranging, year-round programming of artistically excellent and divers arts and cinema presentations. MWPAI is located in the heart of New York State, foothills of the Adirondack Mountains and centrally located with easy travel to Cooperstown, Albany, Syracuse and a few hours from Boston, NYC, Lake Placid and Montreal. Please visit us at www.mwpai.org.

Application and Selection process:

Applications will be reviewed as received.
Send a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references to:
Jeanette R. Breish, Human Resources Director
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute
310 Genesee Street Utica, NY 13502
(315)797-0000 ext. 2108
Fax: (315) 797-7509
Email: hrjobs@mwpai.org

EOE

Selected candidates will be required to successfully complete a post-offer criminal history background check and provide proof of graduate school enrollment before


Building Maintenance Mechanic

MWPAI is seeking a full time Building Maintenance Mechanic. Responsibilities include troubleshooting, maintenance and service repairs on plumbing, heating, ventilating, air conditioning systems.  Also performs electrical repair/installation; EMCS computer monitoring; pneumatics, computerized or electronic controls installation when required.  Preferred: 3 to 5 years of job related experience as maintenance mechanic in a commercial environment or demonstrated knowledge of heating, a/c units, pneumatic, electronic or computerized controls.  Desired: AAS degree with 1 to 3 years of job related experience as above, Universal Refrigeration Certification, 7G Pesticide Certification for cooling towers

Regular full time staff receive an excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, group life, short term and long term disability and workers’ compensation insurance, vacation, sick and personal benefit time and paid holidays. Participation in our TIAA-CREF retirement plan begins after one year of service. Hiring rate $15.00 to $19.00 hourly, commensurate with qualifications.

Call for (315) 797-0000, extension 2242 for employment application
or
Send resume/cover letter to:

Human Resources
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute
310 Genesee Street
Utica, New York 13502
Fax: (315) 797-7509
Email: hrjobs@mwpai.org

EOE


Security Guards

Full time and relief (as needed) positions are available as described. Successful candidates must be available to work all shifts, especially nights, weekends and holidays. Our security staff is required to respond in a professional and courteous manner to all interactions and to respond quickly with professional judgment during emergencies. Potential for future supervisory roles for well qualified candidates.

Gallery Guard – Full time Gallery Guard position to ensure safety and security of Institute visitors, staff, faculty, students, art collection and museum buildings by protecting against theft, vandalism and fire. Respond to visitor/staff needs and inquiries in a professional and courteous manner. Gallery hours are Tuesdays – Saturdays, 10 am to 5 pm, Friday night evening hours to 8:00 pm and Sundays 1 pm to 5 pm . Additional hours may be needed for special events on evenings and weekends. Hiring rate $9.50 hourly

Security Guard III -Full time and relief positions. Perform campus patrol and dispatch responsibilities during each shift with inside and outside rounds of campus and buildings. Alternating at dispatch desk. Must be able to react appropriately and quickly in emergency situations. Investigate accidents and incidents and submit timely reports. Excellent interpersonal and telephone skills required. Must be able to operate communications equipment such as two-way radio, CCTV and security alarms. Ability to effectively communicate with staff, students, faculty and visitors an integral part of position. Previous experience as radio dispatcher/telephone operator preferred. Hiring rate: $10.28 hourly

Qualifications – NYS Guard licensure required. Previous experience and familiarity with security equipment preferred but will train successful candidate. AAS degree in security related field desired.

Call for (315) 797-0000, extension 2242 for employment application
or
Send resume/cover letter to:

Human Resources
Search for Security Guards
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute
310 Genesee Street
Utica, New York 13502
Fax: (315) 797-7509
Email: hrjobs@mwpai.org

EOE