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.


Library Assistant (Part time Sundays)

Part time position providing customer services for PrattMWP students and other Library users relating to circulation, basic catalog searches, library materials and information. Required – Associate degree or certification and 1 to 3 years job related experience including familiarity with library circulation and/or online catalog systems. Desired: Bachelor degree in library or information science. Art background especially helpful and proficiency in using electronic and on-line library databases. Sunday hours are 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm following the academic calendar (fall and spring semesters). Hiring rate: $12.00 hourly

Call 797-0000, ext. 2153 to request an application or send cover letter/resume to:

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute
Library Assistant (PT Sundays) Search
310 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13502
Fax: 315-797-7509
Email: hrjobs@mwpai.edu

EOE


Instructional Support Technician

MWPAI is seeking an Instructional Support Technician, regular part time, 25 hours weekly with benefits associated with RFT staffing classification (group life, DBL, LTD, WC, paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal time). Mandatory participation in our TIAA retirement annuity begins after one-year of service. Hours of work: Academic Year (mid-August through mid-May) Sunday – Thursday 4:00 pm to 9:30 pm. Summer hours can work either day or evening.

Position Summary
The Instructional Support Technician provide in-classroom and open lab assistance to PrattMWP students in 4-Dimensional Design, Visual Communications and Digital Photography. Techs will also provide assistance to faculty or IT during non-instruction time and provide assistance with inventory control of equipment available for student use. Hiring rate: $13.79 per hour

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Technical - Assist in classroom/labs/IT by providing system/software updates, maintain printers, scanners, and other peripheral equipment. Troubleshoot issues, report findings or pass up higher level technical support when issue not resolved. (60%)
  2. Support - Faculty/Student/Staff assistance – provide support to end users on variety of issues. Identify, research and resolve technical problems when requested. Respond to telephone calls, email and requests for assistance when not in classroom setting. (30%)
  3. Inventory - Equipment check-out/check-in and Inventory control – maintain student sign out/in of classroom equipment to be used for projects (i.e. digital cameras, sound equipment, video cameras, etc). Answer questions and assist students with features, operation, and proper usage of equipment. Report damages and/or losses promptly (10%)
  4. Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience
AAS degree in related area preferred. Ability to work creatively and possess strong interpersonal skills Demonstrated proficiency with commonly used concepts, practices and procedures.

Hardware Proficiency

  • Desktop/laptop computer system
  • Printers: inkjet, laser, large format
  • Working knowledge of
    • NetworksServers
    • Access points
    • Network printing

Software Proficiency

  • Mac/Windows Operating Systems
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Suite with emphasis on Photoshop, Illustrator, and Indesign
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Garageband
  • Working knowledge of
    • Digital cameras and recorders
    • Digital video/audio production: capturing, editing, microphones and compression
    • Lighting: including three point lightingAV production and equipment

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to:

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute
Instructional Support Technician Search
310 Genesee Street
Utica, New York 13502
Inquiries: 315-797-0000, ext 2153
Email: hrjobs@mwpai.edu

EOE


Retail Operations Associate (Regular part time)

Provide exceptional customer service to students of the School of Art Campus Store and patrons of the Museum Shop at Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute.

Assist in the day to day store operations by:

  • Become familiar with MWPAI classes, exhibitions, events, performances to best serve customer needs
  • Greet and assist customers in a timely manner. Being responsive to customer’s needs
  • Operate POS cash register for sales, returns, credits and voids, and ticket sales
  • Perform open/close duties and process and pricing of merchandise as per departmental procedures
  • Maintain retail displays, store inventory levels and shop appearance to ensure positive customer experience
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications: Ability to engage patrons and students in a friendly and enthusiastic manner. Two years experience in a retail setting, preferably a specialty art, bookstore or museum. Art background especially critical to assist students with selection of paints, brushes, and other materials. Physical requirements include lifting, bending, standing, carrying merchandise and occasionally move heavy cartons.

Hiring rate and benefits: $12.00 hourly with pro-rated paid benefit time (vacation, sick, personal and holiday) plus benefits as regular part time employee. Campus store hours during the academic year are Monday through Friday 11:00 am to 4:30 pm. Summer session in Campus Store with some additional hours to cover evening or weekend events in both the Campus Store and Museum Shop. Peak periods for retail operations include holiday shopping season, summer arts festival, PrattMWP student orientation and events, and other MWPAI events

Call for (315) 797-0000, extension 2153 to request an application or send cover letter/resume to:

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

EOE


Physical Plant Administrative Assistant

Provide clerical and general office work for the Physical Plant division. Monitors division expenditures, assists with rental property management, performs routine secretarial duties for Physical Plant Office with word processing and maintaining files, performs data input and prepares reports from computerized maintenance management system, provides receptionist relief and assists with Annual MWPAI car show.

Education and Experience - Preferred - Associates degree in Accounting or Business Administration and related office experience or 3 years experience in bookkeeping or office management. Knowledge of CMMS software helpful. Monday – Friday, 8 am to 4 pm with unpaid hour lunch. Occasional need for additional hours, especially for Annual MWPAI Car Show in conjunction with the MWPAI Summer Arts Festival. Regular full time position, non-exempt. Well-qualified candidates will receive consideration above the hiring rate of $12.54 hourly. Excellent benefits package, including health, dental, vision insurance, paid vacation, sick, personal and holidays and more!

Send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to:

Send resume/cover letter to:
Human Resources
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute
Physical Plant Administrative Assistant Search
310 Genesee Street
Utica, New York 13502
Fax: (315) 797-7509
Inquiries: 315-797-0000, x 2242
Email: hrjobs@mwpai.org

EOE


Security Guards

Accepting applications for 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. 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. Position may be trained for Acting Lead Guard with differential for hours worked as Acting Lead Guard. 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. Positions available are one full time and several relief (scheduled as needed to fill in for absences, open shifts or special needs).

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

EOE


 

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