Financial Aid

Student Employment

Position:  Receptionist/Office Assistant
Department:  The Art Gallery

Supervisor:
Sr. Theresa Couture, Director - tcouture@rivier.edu

Job Description:

RECEPTIONIST AT RIVIER UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY. 

Depending on the duration of each exhibition, work-study positions at The Art Gallery generally offer employment from 9 to 11 weeks per semester.   

 

Receptionist tasks involve opening and/or closing the gallery, keeping watch over high-cost exhibitions, and greeting visitors; also, as needed, some set-up tasks and visitor assistance with digital components.

Office responsibilities are combined with receptionist duties. While at the reception desk students have specific tasks to complete at an iMac computer.

Work hours are available:

Monday, Tuesday, and  Wednesday between 10 A.M. and 4 P.M.

Thursday between 10 A.M. and 6:00 P.M.

An application interview is required during the first week of classes. Kindly e-mail the Gallery Director, Sister Theresa Couture, at tcouture@rivier.edu.  No phone calls, please.  In the e-mail indicate clearly the OPEN HOURS for which you would like to be considered. Please do not request work during hours when the Gallery is closed.


Qualifications/Skills Needed:

Applicants should be friendly, have genuine enthusiasm for the fine arts, and be willing to learn about the exhibitions so that they can communicate about them with gallery visitors.

It is also important that applicants be willing to work alone in a relatively quiet environment.

Basic computer skills and a willingness to learn new computer programs in a Mac environment are both essential.

 

 

Punctuality is important since gallery hours are published. 



Number of Students Needed:   Possibly 5-7, depending on student availability
Number of Hours per Week per Student:  Varies according to student availability within the Art Gallery schedule, but most students work 2 to 3 hours per week.
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