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.

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Human Resources Assistant

Provide assistance in busy HR office with HR and payroll duties of a varied, responsible and confidential nature. Responsibilities range from recruitment/retention, on-boarding of new staff, assisting with payroll processing, staff benefits, analysis and audit functions, records retention, policy research and drafting. Associate’s degree in business, human resources or office management and 3 years of direct job related experience in human resources, payroll or accounting. Ability to work accurately with spread sheets, must be detail oriented and possess the ability to communicate well with staff and prospective employees. Must be proficient in payroll software (ADP or similar), Microsoft Office and understand basic accounting. Regular part time (20 hours per week), hiring rate of $12.54.

To apply send a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references to:
HR Assistant Search
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute
310 Genesee Street Utica, NY 13502
Email: hrjobs@mwpai.org


Security Guards

Accepting applications for anticipated full time or relief (scheduled as needed) Security positions. 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. Positions may include Gallery Guards and Campus Security Guards/Dispatch Officers. New hiring rate for all positions $12.00 hourly.

Gallery Guard – 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 and Sundays 1 pm to 5 pm. Other hours Mondays (July and August) and for evening events.

Security Guard III - Perform campus patrol and dispatch responsibilities during each shift with inside and outside rounds of campus and buildings and 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.

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


Send resume/cover letter to:
Human Resources
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute
Security Guard Search
310 Genesee Street
Utica, New York 13502
Fax: (315) 797-7509
Email: hrjobs@mwpai.org


Custodian (Regular part time, evening shift)

Regular part time position available on 2nd shift (4 pm to 9 pm) Monday through Friday. Maintain cleanliness of assigned areas/buildings, perform snow shoveling in winter, and other duties as assigned. Previous operation of power equipment for floor/carpet care or custodial experience helpful. Ability to move, lift or carry heavy materials and climb ladders essential part of position.

Regular part time staff receive an excellent benefits package including group life, short term and long term disability and workers’ compensation insurances, vacation, sick and personal benefit time and paid holidays. Participation in our TIAA-CREF retirement plan begins after one year of service.

Call 315-797-0000, ext. 2242 to request an application or send cover letter/resume to:

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


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