Technology Coordinator

SkyART

TECHNOLOGY COORDINATOR – PART TIME

 

WHO WE ARE

SkyART is a permanent fixture in the vibrant cultural landscape of Chicago's South Side. Founded in 2001 with a mission to provide youth with an accessible, safe place to participate in quality visual arts programs at no cost, SkyART continues to fulfill its mission in South Chicago and surrounding neighborhoods, reaching young people through a rich variety of programs. Driving its mission, is a deep understanding of the transformative power of art and its capacity to enhance intellectual, emotional, and social development. SkyART is a foundation from which creativity grows and individuals flourish. Participants are invited into a world of imaginative possibilities and connections that go beyond the individual, to positively impact all of the communities where we work and the city as a whole.

 

WHAT WE DO

Through interdisciplinary, process-based projects, skill-building workshops, and large-scale collaborations, SkyART encourages critical thinking and inspires creative expression for youth ages 7 to 24. Using an artist-in-residence model, Teaching Artists work side by side with students, in an atmosphere of mutual esteem and shared curiosity, through our dynamic and experimental new methodology.

 

HOW YOU CONTRIBUTE

The Technology Coordinator is responsible for providing support for SkyART’s technology studio. The Technology Coordinator works with the Program Manager and the Director of Operations in tracking technology program outcomes  and in supporting the day-to-day upkeep of the hardware and software in the Technology Studio

 

SPECIFICALLY, YOU WILL…

Maintain Technology & Design Studio

  • Provide routine studio technology/software installs, updates, troubleshooting issues, and equipment maintenance support for Tech and Design Studio
  • Maintain Tech and Design Studio student network and file sharing
  • Maintain Tech and Design Studio user account administration
  • Establish and maintain Tech and Design Studio procedures and user profiles
  • Manage and maintain Tech and Design Studio equipment and supplies

 

WHAT WE OFFER:

SkyART offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a competitive salary commensurate with background, experience, and position responsibilities. Depending on the position, in addition to salary, benefits for eligible employees may include:

  • Paid time off (PTO) allowance including two weeks vacation, five personal days, and five sick days per year
  • Twelve paid holidays and one additional day off for your birthday
  • Employee retirement account with 3% contribution from SkyART
  • Health Insurance benefits with minimal cost paid by employee

 

Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 

YOUR BACKGROUND INCLUDES:

  • HS diploma or equivalent required
  • BA or BS Degree in technology, digital media, or design preferred
  • Strong technology and administration skills
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative suite
  • Ability to work within a small collaborative environment and manage multiple priorities simultaneously.  Strong attention to detail required
  • Basic knowledge of computer, printer, and camera equipment required
To Apply: 

HOW YOU APPLY

Please submit cover letter with resume by email to hr@skyart.org with ”Studio Coordinator in the subject line. Do not mail or fax.

No telephone inquires please.

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Tasha Robinson
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone Number: 
7737319287