Working in the VRC exposes students to a broad variety of art, architecture, and related visual culture. It provides professional, transferable skills in the areas of digital imaging, cataloging, data management, and technical support, which can be applied to careers in museums, libraries, archives, and other similar settings.
VRC Work-Study Positions
The VRC offers two types of positions to undergraduates. These positions are limited to students with work-study awards through Financial Aid. They are not restricted to Art and Art History majors, but having this interest and experience is desirable, and the jobs provide students working in these and related disciplines a great opportunity to work with and learn about art, images, imaging, or equipment for use in creative work, documentation, and teaching.
Visual Resources Assistant
Position performs a variety of tasks in support of teaching and research, including digitizing and creating descriptive for images in the database.
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Equipment Room Assistant
Position circulates photo, video and other equipment in Art & Art History; may perform digital imaging, image research, or other duties as assigned.
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VRC Graduate Assistant Positions
The VRC has two graduate assistant positions available to graduate students in the Department of Art and Art History. Graduate Assistant appointments are typically assigned by the department as part of the admissions process. Each position is an appointment requiring a commitment of ten hours per week. Remuneration for these positions includes 5 credits of tuition remission, a stipend, and a contribution toward student health insurance.
Visual Resources GA
The main duties of the job involve the creation of descriptive information about images for the departmental teaching and research collection. Includes cataloging and updating of authority files on artists, architects, museums, styles, periods, subjects, etc.
VRC Video GA
This position helps maintain the VRC video collection, primarily relating to the Visiting Artist series and MFA/BFA student work
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