Student Activities and Commuter Programs: Gallery Manager

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Classification:Student Assistant C
Grade:Student C
Work type:Student Employee
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA VC Student Affairs
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Arts/Museum, Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:

Student Activities and Commuter Programs is looking for candidates interested in joining the Hugh McPeck Gallery as its Gallery Manager. If you have a passion for art and creative expression, come lead our completely student managed Hugh McPeck Gallery! The Gallery Manager is a $11.50/hr position.


Assessment Support: The Gallery Manager will maintain accurate spreadsheets that document event attendance, ensure reports of each event are filed in a timely fashion, and work with supervisors to disseminate assessment dataEssential
Gallery Exhibition Management: The Gallery Manager will lead gallery openings throughout the semester with responsibilities ranging from artist meetings, contract development and oversight, and food preparation.Essential
Gallery Management: The Gallery Manager will help with all aspects of show mounting and management. He or she will be accountable for maintaining a calendar for gallery maintenance and be comfortable with in training and assisting the team in the use of power tools, light cometic space repair, and other basic housekeeping.Essential
Meetings: The Gallery Manager will attend weekly management meetings with the other Gallery Manager and Commuter Programs Coordinator, weekly Manager meetings with other Student Activities & Commuter Programs Managers, and weekly team meetings.Essential
Payroll Management: The Gallery Manager will review employee timecards to keep student employees accountableEssential
Staff Supervision: The Gallery Manager will hire, train, schedule, direct, motivate, and evaluate the Gallery Staff. They will utilize leadership development models in training and mentoring student leaders. They will support department-wide traditional events such as Campus Kick-Off, Weeks of Welcome, Homecoming, and Winterfest.Essential

Student Activities and Commuter Programs is looking for candidates interested in joining the Hugh McPeck Gallery as its Gallery Manager. If you have a passion for art and creative expression, come lead our completely student managed Hugh McPeck Gallery!

The Gallery Manager is a $11.50/hr position.


Candidate with previous experience working with and helping others is preferred. The ability to work effectively with others as part of a diverse team is essential. Prior experience working as a member of the Student Activities Team at the University of Alaska Anchorage is highly desirable.

It is necessary that the applicant be able to lift up to 40 lbs with or without accommodations, and climb indoor ladders. The applicant must be reliable, punctual, have a strong work ethic, have excellent communication skills, and have a willingness to learn.


To be eligible for student employment, an applicant must have the following requisites: 1) They must be enrolled in the University of Alaska system with a minimum of six credit hours in the current semester of employment; 2) Have at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average (GPA); 3) Student enrolled in non-traditional programs of study will be considered eligible for student employment with the approval of the Senior Student Services officer. An applicant must provide evidence of enrollment as outlined above to substantiate employment eligibility.

The applicant must be able to work with fragile art pieces and objects. The applicant must be able to work at least 15 hours per week.


Previous experience in art, marketing, gallery work, and/or food preparation is preferred. Preference will be given to individuals with an appreciation or background in art, as well as individuals who already have a food worker certification through the Municipality of Anchorage.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:


Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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