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Our Albright-Knox team is made up of people who are passionate about art and who work hard to serve our audiences and help fulfill our mission.

Information Systems Coordinator (Full Time)

Reporting to the Director of Information Technology, the Information Systems Coordinator will help with the daily operations of the museum’s Information Technology Department. This position will help support the museum’s mission by ensuring the museum’s technology resources are available to the staff and operating as expected. This position will be the principal point of contact for providing general troubleshooting and technical support for the museum’s staff and volunteers. The Information Systems Coordinator is an on-site, in-office, full-time position.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as the first point of contact for employees seeking technical assistance over the phone or email.
  • Walk employees through the problem-solving process. 
  • Handle help desk requests and escalations through tickets or phone. 
  • Follow up on outstanding requests and ensure timely resolution. 
  • Create employee accounts and install/configure employee hardware. 
  • Support, move, install, and operate audio and video equipment for exhibitions and events. 

Required Qualifications

  • Tech savvy with working knowledge of office automation products, databases, and remote-control software
  • Windows Server 2016–2012R2
  • Windows 10,8,7, Mac OS X, and Office 365 applications
  • Active Directory maintenance and Exchange 2013
  • Mac and PC hardware, printers, scanners, computer peripherals, mobile devices (iOS, Android)
  • Client PC connectivity: ethernet, TCP/IP, and VPN
  • File server knowledge
  • Strong customer service and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to communicate technical information, both verbal and written, to a wide range of employees
  • Ability to lift and move equipment weighing 50 pounds or more
  • CompTIA A+ Certification
  • 2 years+ experience working in a Windows/Mac environment

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Designer (Full Time)

An integral part of the Albright-Knox’s Publications Department, the Designer designs and produces a wide variety of materials in support of the museum’s brand and activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

Print

  • Design and produce print materials that support the museum’s day-to-day activities, including invitations, brochures, members’ calendars, rack cards, newsletters, advertisements, signs, and posters
  • Participate in meetings with colleagues across the museum to discuss scope, concept, design, budget, and schedule of projects
  • Prepare and present preliminary designs, comprehensives, and complete layouts for review and approval by colleagues
  • Revise projects as needed through subsequent rounds of review
  • In collaboration with the Head of Publications, identify vendors to provide printing and other services, assign projects to vendors, and manage project schedules
  • Provide quality control of all projects by overseeing approvals of printer’s proofs and attending press checks, as required

Digital

  • Design digital advertisements, invitations, and newsletters
  • Provide art direction for online shop photography
  • Identify and crop images for the AK’s website
  • Create graphics for the website, social media, and emails
  • Maintain and update email templates and produce emails
  • Help with visual QA for the website and emails
  • Establish templates for videos and video series, including title screens, text overlays, and credit screens

Exhibitions

  • In collaboration with curators and editors, develop and design exhibition graphics, including overall exhibition identities, title walls, and wall texts
  • Work with colleagues and vendors on preparation and installation of exhibition graphics
  • Design and produce gallery guides, family guides, and booklets

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in graphic design or a related field
  • Five or more years work experience, preferably in a museum setting
  • Solid understanding of design and production and mastery of associated tools, including Adobe Creative Suite for Mac
  • Excellent skills in pre-press, file preparation, and specification for diverse forms of production
  • In-depth knowledge of offset and digital printing and print production
  • Understanding of relevant design standards regarding accessibility for all audiences
  • Ability to advise on color correction of photographs for print and web
  • Good communication skills and desire to function as part of a close-knit team
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines

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Art Class Teaching Assistant (Part Time Temporary)

The Art Class Teaching Assistant is responsible for helping to facilitate art classes for the Albright Knox. This position reports to the Director of Education and Community Engagement.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Studio Class Teachers in the set-up, implementation, and clean-up of all class projects.
  • Assist the Art Truck Program Coordinator in the set-up, implementation, and clean-up of all projects, as well as loading materials onto the truck.
  • Carry out duties specified by the teacher or program coordinator, which could include, but are not limited to, class check in and check out of students, preparation of snacks, assisting students with projects, and organization of recess games.
  • Help to maintain order in the classrooms, exhibition spaces, and outreach locations, and follow all policies and procedures of the Albright-Knox.

Required Qualifications

  • Experience in art education or related field.
  • Experience working with children, families, and adults highly valued.
  • An interest in art, teaching, and the creative process.
  • This position includes some weekend and evening hours.

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Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions. Thank you for your interest in working with our team at the Albright-Knox.

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, genetics or any other legally protected status.

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    Internships

    The Association of Art Museum Directors has launched an internship program for undergraduate students from under-represented backgrounds. The Albright-Knox is a proud recipient of funding from AAMD as part of this program.

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