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Art + Design Facility Assistant Manager

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Work type: Hourly (Part Time)
Location: Marion, IN
Categories: Other

Job Title: Art + Design Facility Assistant Manager

Reporting Relationship: Art + Design Facility Administrator

Unit: IWU-Marion

Department: Art

Campus Location: Beard Art Center

Summary of Position:    The Assistant Manager will conduct safety inspections and building walk-throughs, assist with record-keeping and data processing, provide support to students in our Mac Lab, and monitor and service equipment within the Division of Art + Design.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct weekly, and monthly inspections of safety equipment as guided by regulations
  • Monitor supply levels on various pieces of equipment, safety materials, and inventories like inks, papers, etc.
  • Assist with light maintenance of equipment (printers, scanners, shop equipment) and log and report errors and issues
  • Process data and maintain databases used within the Division
  • Participate in large-scale annual projects and preparations for divisional events
  • Inspect facilities for damages, report issues, and submit work orders
  • Assist with studio setup and upkeep, as well as waste and material management
  • Meet regularly with the Facilities Administrator to report issues and discuss divisional initiatives

Qualifications: According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.


  • An MFA or MA degree (preferred); BS or BA degree in Arts required


  • Familiarity with studio art practices
  • Proficiency with word processing, productivity software, and Adobe software on the Mac platform

Required Skills

  • The successful candidate will be able to:
    • Manage time effectively and work autonomously
    • Prioritize competing tasks
    • Communicate ideas clearly both verbally and in writing
    • Produce accurate records and detailed notes
    • Use Microsoft Office suite, printing software and hardware, Apple UI, and other digital media programs
    • Apply creative problem solving to safety issues, student concerns, and building improvements

Diversity Statement

IWU commits to create a community that reflects kingdom diversity. We will foster an intentional environment that exhibits honor, respect, and dignity. Acknowledging visible or invisible differences, our community authentically values each member’s earthly and eternal worth. We refute ignorance and isolation and embrace deliberate and courageous engagement.


As a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2).

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.


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