terry berlier on Tue, 25 Sep 2007 21:45:44 +0200 (CEST)

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<nettime-ann> Sculpture Lab Manager Position Available at Stanford


The Department of Art and Art History at Stanford University is hiring a lab manager to run the sculpture shop/studio and manage the other studio classrooms. The position is now posted on jobs.stanford.edu. Please direct anyone interested to Req. # 27284 for a description of the position and application instructions. 

Please let me know if you have any questions or need further information.

Please forward to anyone who is qualified, interested, and energetic.


Terry Berlier
Assistant Professor of Sculpture
101 Cummings Art Bldg.
Department of Art & Art History
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-2018

Studio & Sculpture Lab Manager – Department of Art & Art History

The Art Practice program in the Department of Art & Art History serves approximately 10 graduate students in an MFA program and approximately 40 undergraduate majors and minors. The Studio & Sculpture Lab Manager is an important part of the facilities and health and safety team and works closely with faculty, particularly in sculpture, and with other staff and students to ensure smooth and safe operation of the sculpture lab, including a wood and metal shop, and seven studio spaces.


Sculpture Lab Management – 75%
Works closely with the sculpture faculty and facilities staff to manage the shop, including researching and implementing the purchase of new equipment and tools, maintaining existing equipment and tools including repairs, replacements and routine maintenance, conducting safety trainings and orientations, managing hand tool checkout system, maintaining safety equipment inventory, holding open shop hours and providing independent study students with instruction in welding and woodworking and assistance with individual projects. Works with department administrative staff to create and manage shop budget.

General Studio Management – 25%
Works with various faculty and facilities staff to manage studios for design, drawing, painting and printmaking, including maintaining consumables inventory, overseeing hazardous waste pickup and chemical inventory, addressing building maintenance issues, maintaining classroom furniture and easel inventory, monitoring and addressing health and safety conditions and compliance, conducting quarterly studio clean-up and managing all studio class lab fees in cooperation with faculty and/or teaching assistants and administrative staff.


• BA or BFA in relevant field required, in addition to at least 2 – 3 years’ relevant experience
• Prior experience in an educational and / or arts environment strongly preferred
• Extensive experience with wood and metalworking equipment and tools
• Prior experience with health and safety compliance regulations
• Service-oriented approach
• Excellent organizational skills

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