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MENDOCINO COLLEGE apply for the position of: STNC - Gallery Technician

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MENDOCINO COLLEGE apply for the position of: STNC - Gallery Technician


invites applications for the position of:

STNC – Gallery Technician

$19.50 – $19.50 Hourly Mendocino College Art Gallery

Mendocino-Lake Community College District is currently accepting applications for a Short- Term, Non-Continuing Gallery Technician.

This is a temporary, non-continuing position.

We are seeking an equity-minded person who is committed to supporting our diverse student population and faculty within the District Mission. Please review our District Mission, Goals, and Values at the following website:

Under general direction of the Gallery Director the Gallery Technician provides clerical support in the day-to- day operations for the College Art Gallery.

The Mendocino-Lake Community College District is committed to employing qualified administrators, faculty, and staff members who are dedicated to student success and to recruiting and hiring persons from diverse backgrounds. Diversity in the academic environment fosters cultural awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides suitable role models for all students including first generation students, underrepresented students, and students of color. The District strives to employ and retain faculty, staff and administrative personnel who promote a positive learning environment and are well prepared to serve our increasingly diverse student population.

Mendocino College takes active steps to ensure equal employment opportunity and to create a diverse work and academic environment that is welcoming and inclusive for all.

Mendocino-Lake Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

This is a Short-Term Non-Continuing (STNC), temporary, hourly position, 9 hours per week, $19.50 per hour. Ed Code 88003 authorizes a governing board to hire STNC employees for less than 75% of a school year, up to 180 days.

Please see the current salary schedule at:

Benefits: The College offers a Bronze level benefit plan at the cost of the employee. Paid Time Off: The successful candidate will earn three (3) days of sick leave per year.

Retirement: This position may be eligible for CalPERS Retirement (contingent upon number of hours worked within the fiscal year)

Established in 1973, Mendocino College, a Hispanic Serving Institution, is a vibrant and inclusive academic community, rich in culture, creativity, diversity, and technology. A fully accredited two- year community college, the District serves more than 6,500 students across four locations in the greater parts of Lake and Mendocino Counties. Complete with a friendly small-campus academic setting and a respectfully collaborative work environment, Mendocino College prepares students for a future of innovation and success.

The beautifully landscaped main campus is located in Ukiah, California. With views of
oak- covered hills, sprawling vineyards, and distant mountains, the 127-acre campus is equipped with a state-of-the-art Library/Learning Center, high-tech Nursing Facility, and Student Center. The college operates three fully equipped centers in Fort Bragg, Lakeport, and Willits, conveniently providing our valued students with quality instruction, academic support and administrative services in neighboring communities.

With a comprehensive curriculum and engaging instruction, Mendocino College provides a
wide variety of degree, certificate, transfer, occupational, and basic skills programs.
Mendocino College students learn in a nurturing and supportive environment enhanced by small- sized classes, personalized academic advising, and several hundred dedicated faculty and staff.

Mendocino College welcomes applications from all qualified candidates who demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of our community college students.


The successful candidate will support student and institutional success by executing the following duties:

Assists in the planning and execution of gallery shows. Contacts artists for pertinent information
Creates signage, keeps gallery clean and organized
Hangs artwork and arranges displays

Distributes promotional materials on campus, and in the greater college area
Arranges set-up of opening reception and refreshments, and for orderly closing of gallery exhibits and shows. Staffs the gallery during college hours, and for evening performances in the Center Theater
Provides a variety of clerical duties that may include typing; copying; opening and distributing mail; updating documents, and working with social media.
May perform data entry and/or compile information for statistical and other purposes Performs a variety of reception duties including answering and routing phone calls; taking and forwarding messages; receiving and screening visitors; scheduling appointments, and answering questions relevant to the gallery, its shows and the artists currently showing in the gallery.

May support virtual exhibits.

Gallery environment; subject to working flexible hours; working with the public. Workplace is subject to interruptions and distractions.
Physical demands including sitting, standing, reaching, bending, walking, and occasional climbing, and occasional lifting (up to 50 lbs.).


Must meet Human Resources guidelines for qualified hiring; including by not limited to a Live Scan background check and completion of TB test.

Must have experience or classes in Art & Design.

High School Diploma / GED Equivalent, AA Preferred

A basic understanding about Art, Design and event planning;
Office practices, procedures, and equipment including a computer; word processing, spreadsheet, and database software; recordkeeping techniques;
Correct language usages, including vocabulary and grammar;
Basic arithmetic;
Telephone and email etiquette;
Advanced understanding of communicating through social media

Demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of stakeholders;
Assist with setting up and breaking down gallery exhibit;
Assist with publicity and event planning; (Receptions, shows, and media events.) Understand and follow oral and written directions;
Work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays;
Communicate effectively;
Follow and give oral and written communications;
Maintain cooperative working relationships

Physical demands including sitting, standing, reaching, bending, walking, and occasional climbing, and occasional lifting (up to 50 lbs.).


Through the online portal, submit the following documents:

Completed online application
A letter of interest that succinctly addresses how your experience and professional qualifications prepare you for this position. Include information on how your background demonstrates a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of our community college students and employees
Contact Information for 3 personal or professional references (no letters please)


Only completed applications with the above required documents will be reviewed by the committee

Application materials not required (including reference letters) for this position will not be reviewed

Remove personally identifiable information such as personal photos, social security number, birth date, age, and gender from your application materials.

Expenses related to the recruitment process are the responsibility of the applicant Incomplete application packets will not be accepted Interviews are by invitation only The college does not reimburse applicants for related travel expenses
Due to the current health crisis, first level interviews will be held via Zoom

A search committee will review and invite applicants for an interview. Meeting the posted requirements does not guarantee an interview. A written performance exercise and/or presentation may be a part of the interview, and finalists may be invited to return for a second interview. All notifications will be via email, and by accessing your application profile.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT(Prior to beginning employment)
In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States;
Must be fingerprinted through DOJ and FBI and have background
clearance; and Must take a TB test (once hired and every four years thereafter).
Within 6 months of employment, must complete required District trainings such as Sexual Harassment Prevention.

Mendocino College is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of qualified applicants. The policy of the College is to encourage applications from all persons. Mendocino College does not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, genetic conditions, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), military or veteran status. Mendocino College also prohibits harassment on any of these bases, including sexual harassment, as well as sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.

Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to complete the employment process must notify Human Resources no later than 72 hours prior to the closing date.

Human Resources can be contacted at (707) 468-3065 or via email at
1000 Hensley Creek Road Ukiah, CA 95482
(707) 468-3065


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