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Gallery Staff (PT) - 991710

Apply Now Job Number: 502948
Work Type: Part Time with Partial Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: Performing and Visual Arts Admin
Categories: Administrative / Office Support

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Job Title: Gallery Staff (PT) - 991710
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Part Time with Partial Benefits
Job Category: Non-Exempt
Hiring Range: $18,200
Pay Basis:


Subject to Grant Funding?: No  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Manages every aspect of the gallery and its operation, including but not limited to budget, student staff recruitment and oversight, and maintenance of policies and procedures.
2. Manage written correspondence in a timely manner, setting and confirming appointments with artists, vendors, and/or visitors.
3. Utilize Adobe software to design postcards, posters, educational exhibit-related brochures, event invitations, wall vinyl, etc.
4. Maintain a mailing list and email list/constant contact of gallery patrons and regularly send correspondence concerning openings, events, and support opportunities.
5. Ensure compliance with the University’s branding and marketing policies and guidelines.
6. Curate/install and strike all exhibits (check shipments, confirm arrival of pieces, unpack and document artwork condition in condition reports, set up exhibition event spaces by painting and patching when necessary, light the artwork, physically install the work, repack and ship the art).
7. Greet visitors and monitor the gallery while maintaining the safety of the space and artwork. Host groups visiting the gallery and deliver educational tours of the exhibition spaces.
8. Prepare for, attend, and close all opening receptions and gallery events.
9. Maintain clean displays throughout an exhibition’s run.
10. Maintain regular gallery hours open to the public and campus community.
11. Represent Gallery 217 and the NSU Art + Design program by participating in local art fairs.
12. Work to elevate and publicize NSU Arts in the community.
13. Actively cultivate gallery donors and supporters. Write grants, apply for funding sources.
14. Work closely with faculty to plan on- and off-site events (lectures, workshops, demos, etc.) and create the season event schedule.
15. Coordinate programming with the NSU Art Museum. Cultivate a stronger connection.
16. Manage social media pages: Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Eventbrite promoting NSU’s Art+Design program, Gallery 217, and events and exhibitions.
17. Performs other duties as assigned or required by the Art + Design, B.A., Program Director and Chair of the Department of Communication, Media, and the Arts.

Marginal Job Functions:  
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Knowledge:
1. Customer and Personal Service – Working knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of user satisfaction.
2. English Language - General knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

1. Active Listening - Proficient skills in giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
2. Speaking – Proficient skills in talking to others to convey information effectively.
3. Critical Thinking - Proficient skills in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
4. Reading Comprehension - Proficient understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
5. Judgment and Decision Making - Proficient skills in considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the appropriate one.
6. Writing - Proficient skills in communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
7. Complex Problem Solving - Proficient skills in identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
8. Service Orientation - Proficient skills in actively looking for ways to help people.

1. Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
2. Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
3. Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (including finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).

Physical Requirements:
1. Speech Recognition - Must be able to identify and understand the speech of another person.
2. Speech Clarity - Must be able to speak clearly so others can understand you.
3. Near Vision - Must be able to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
4. May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties.
5. May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies, to include but not limited to pens, pencils, and computer keyboards.
Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures:  
Required Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Major (if required):  
Required Experience: High School Diploma or Equivalent and three (3) years of related experience.


Bachelor’s Degree and one (1) year of related experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree and one (1) year of related experience.
Is this a safety sensitive position? No  
Background Screening Required? No  
Pre-Employment Conditions:

To ensure a safe learning environment for students and staff, as a condition of employment the selected candidate will need to provide proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement of employment or an approved exemption and reasonable accommodation.


Sensitivity Disclaimer: Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

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