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Shop Technician

Facilities Department

*This position is open to Internal and External applications.

Workplace Address and Work Hours:

505 W. Ormsby Avenue, Louisville, KY 40203, USA

(Monday – Thursday, 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm and Friday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm).

Position Description: 

Under the direction of the CFO/COO the Shop Technician performs a variety of skilled work involving wood, metal, and other material. The Technician operates machinery to provide instructional safety, and product fabrication assistance. This position will serve as the building attendant during employee work hours. Other duties include overall shop cleanliness; inventorying of equipment/supplies; and adherence and enforcement of safety policies and protocols. 

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as an engaged staff member for the 849 Studio Building ensuring student safety.
  • Serves as studio attendant for the facility. 
  • Assists students and/or faculty to design, fabricate, and/or adapt parts for classroom projects. Assists students and/or faculty with operation of tools while in the shop and ensures adherence to internal operating policies and procedures and external regulations (i.e. OSHA operating standards.)
  • Operates specialized hand and power tools in accordance with health and safety regulations. Inspects and monitors general shop equipment to keep in proper working order. 
  • Maintains inventory of frequently used supplies. Helps maintain accurate shop records. Checks tools in and out to students and faculty.
  • Promotes and maintains a safe, clean, and organized working environment for self and others. Cleans up job site following work completion.
  • Attends departmental meetings, trainings, and workshops to maintain currency with and understanding of all policies and procedures related to the Shop, the College, and other outside regulatory agencies.
  • Maintains current knowledge and best practices on new tools, equipment, and technological advances.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Preferred Duties:

  • Provides students and/or faculty with technical assistance and/or guidance in the operation of general wood shop equipment, 3D printers and laser cutters.
  • Assists students and/or faculty to design, fabricate, and/or adapt parts for classroom projects. Assists students and/or faculty with operation of 3D output and laser cutters while in the shop and ensures adherence to internal operating policies and procedures and external regulations (i.e., OSHA operating standards.)
  • Operates 3D output and laser cutters in accordance with health and safety regulations. Inspects, monitors, general shop equipment to keep in proper working order.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts, or related field 
  • Preferred experience of 2 years in a lab/shop environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Sensitivity and ability to successfully interact with diverse populations

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. Any candidate offered a position will be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by KyCAD Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should email their CV to Human Resources via hr@kycad.org or mail to Kentucky College of Art + Design, Attn: Human Resources, 505 W. Ormsby Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky 40203.


Accounting Internship Posting

Accounting Intern – Do you want to learn the Art of Accounting from a ‘New’ Business Perspective?

Workplace Address and Work Hours:

505 W. Ormsby Avenue, Louisville, KY 40203, USA

Minimum 18 / Maximum 40 Hours Per Week

Workplace Hours 9 am – 5 pm

Summary of Responsibilities

Interns will assist the CFO on both micro and macro levels by providing assistance in various special projects along with audit preparation, general ledger bookkeeping, accounts payable, payroll reconciliations, etc.  

Role Essentials

  • Major(ed) in Accounting (at least at Junior Level and beyond) with a demonstrated 3.0 GPA or above
  • Ability to work 18 hours per week at a minimum (this includes during the school year if applicable)
  • Must have an interest in Accounting

Role Desirables

  • Working knowledge of Office 365 – Excel (Key), Word, PowerPoint, Sway, Planner, etc.
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks Online preferred
  • Organizational, customer service, self-motivated, driven individuals are encouraged to apply.

The Kentucky College of Art + Design is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by the Kentucky College of Art + Design Human Resources.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should email their CV to Human Resources via hr@kycad.org or mail to Kentucky College of Art + Design, Attn: Human Resources, 505 W. Ormsby Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky 40203. Applications will be reviewed until position is filled.

Company Description

Founded in 2009, KyCAD is proud of its success. Core values and principles have helped to shape the institution and our work toward a mission to provide a transformational experience for our students. As a brand-new college looking to demonstrate the value of the arts to society, we embrace the ability of the arts to reflect a generation’s interests and opinions. This college places the meaning of practice and the artist’s voice beside the skills and the tools with which we speak. Kentucky College of Art + Design will create a workplace where students, faculty, and staff are equally heard; develop practices that embrace innovation and change; make decisions within a culture of open integrity; act in responsible ways to protect the urban and natural environment; and become effective, collaborative citizens in our community and beyond.

 


Adjunct Lecturer of Social Sciences

KyCAD would like to announce a new position in the capacity of Adjunct Lecturer of Social Sciences in the Faculty Department either between January 5th – February 14th, 2020 or February 24th – April 3rd, 2020 (Monday – Thursday, 9:50 am – 11:30 am). This position is open to Internal and External applications.

 

Position Description

Under the direction of the Dean/VPAA, the Adjunct Lecturer would have the opportunity to create and design an introductory course within Social Sciences subject matter.

Course Description:

SS 120 – Sociology of the Everyday  

Custom, belief, and institutions find their expression in the everyday.  This course will introduce students to basic ideas of sociology with a special emphasis on the ways those ideas shed light on behaviors and attitudes we take for granted. From the behavior of crowds to the life of the family, from manners at the table to questions of “taste,” students will explore the patterns and logic of life as we live it.  

Prerequisite: FYS 101

Applicants also may propose a 100 level Special Topics course within area of expertise.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and teach to the objectives of the approved curriculum. 
  • Submit syllabi and other instructional materials in a timely manner. 
  • Maintain records of student academic progress and attendance, evaluate the level of achievement, and assign grades for the program. 
  • Maintain regular communication with students and, when appropriate, use the Academic Alert notification process. 
  • Assess student work in a timely manner and submit course grades by the posted deadline. 
  • Incorporate inclusive and effective teaching methods/styles that support successful learning appropriate to a diverse student population.
  • Infuse multicultural and diverse perspectives into the instructional process as appropriate and conduct classes in a manner that demonstrates respect for individual and cultural differences.
  • Model and cultivate open-minded inquiry, an appreciation for diverse perspectives, and creative problem-solving. 
  • Develop and maintain healthy and positive working relationships with students, staff, faculty, and administration. 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, or related field; Ph.D. preferred.  
  • Preferred teaching experience: 3 years. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Evidence of teaching ability, curricular development, and scholarship. 
  • Sensitivity and ability to successfully interact with diverse populations.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position will be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by KyCAD Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit via email their cover letter and CV, to Human Resources via hr@kycad.org or mail to Kentucky College of Art + Design, Attn: Human Resources, 505 W. Ormsby Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky 40203. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. 

For any other questions regarding this position or for more information, please contact hr@kycad.org 

About KyCAD:

Founded in 2009, The Kentucky College of Art + Design is proud of its success. Core values and principles have helped to shape the institution and our work toward a mission to provide a transformational experience for our students.

As a brand-new college looking to demonstrate the value of the arts to society, we embrace the ability of the arts to reflect a generation’s interests and opinions. This college places the meaning of practice and the artist’s voice besides the skills and the tools with which we speak.

From our histories to new technologies, from our crafts and material practices to a new digital world of the virtual and unreal, we investigate the very roots of what it means to be human in a wide variety of ways. Artists use not only intuition and speculation but also spiritual, emotional, analytical and material ways to search for new knowledge.

In November 2018, the Kentucky Council on Post Secondary Education granted KyCAD the authority to grant a BFA in Studio Art. KyCAD is currently seeking full accreditation that will enable student access to title IV Federal Funding.

The Kentucky College of Art + Design is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. 


Adjunct Lecturer of Natural Sciences

KyCAD would like to announce a new position in the capacity of Adjunct Lecturer of Natural Sciences in the Faculty Department either between January 5th – February 14th, 2020 or February 24th – April 3rd, 2020 (Monday – Thursday, 9:50 am – 11:30 am). This position is open to Internal and External applications.

 

Position Description

Under the direction of the Dean/VPAA, the Adjunct Lecturer would have the opportunity to create and design an introductory course within the Natural Sciences subject matter. 

Course Description:

NS 101 – Introduction to Natural Sciences. 

This course surveys the contributions of natural science to contemporary knowledge through examining scientific methods and the goals of scientific investigation. How does science become a cultural practice and how does science employ its working methods—observation, questioning, hypothesis, experiment, and analysis—to create a scientific worldview? Students will examine case studies and scientific controversies from both physical and life sciences in order to understand the basic language, methods, and debates of natural science. Employing scientific studies, statistics, graphs, and models, students will learn to gather, analyze, and reason with natural scientific data.

Prerequisite: FYS 101

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and teach to the objectives of the approved curriculum. 
  • Submit syllabi and other instructional materials in a timely manner. 
  • Maintain records of student academic progress and attendance, evaluate the level of achievement, and assign grades for the program. 
  • Maintain regular communication with students and, when appropriate, use the Academic Alert notification process. 
  • Assess student work in a timely manner and submit course grades by the posted deadline. 
  • Incorporate inclusive and effective teaching methods/styles that support successful learning appropriate to a diverse student population.
  • Infuse multicultural and diverse perspectives into the instructional process as appropriate and conduct classes in a manner that demonstrates respect for individual and cultural differences.
  • Model and cultivate open-minded inquiry, an appreciation for diverse perspectives, and creative problem-solving. 
  • Develop and maintain healthy and positive working relationships with students, staff, faculty, and administration. 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Master’s Degree in Natural Sciences, or related field; Ph.D. preferred.  
  • Preferred teaching experience: 3 years. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Evidence of teaching ability, curricular development, and scholarship. 
  • Sensitivity and ability to successfully interact with diverse populations.

 

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position will be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by KyCAD Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit via email their cover letter and CV, to Human Resources via hr@kycad.org or mail to Kentucky College of Art + Design, Attn: Human Resources, 505 W. Ormsby Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky 40203. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. 

 

For any other questions regarding this position or for more information, please contact hr@kycad.org 

 

About KyCAD:

Founded in 2009, The Kentucky College of Art + Design is proud of its success. Core values and principles have helped to shape the institution and our work toward a mission to provide a transformational experience for our students.

As a brand-new college looking to demonstrate the value of the arts to society, we embrace the ability of the arts to reflect a generation’s interests and opinions. This college places the meaning of practice and the artist’s voice besides the skills and the tools with which we speak.

From our histories to new technologies, from our crafts and material practices to a new digital world of the virtual and unreal, we investigate the very roots of what it means to be human in a wide variety of ways. Artists use not only intuition and speculation but also spiritual, emotional, analytical and material ways to search for new knowledge.

In November 2018, the Kentucky Council on Post Secondary Education granted KyCAD the authority to grant a BFA in Studio Art. KyCAD is currently seeking full accreditation that will enable student access to title IV Federal Funding.

The Kentucky College of Art + Design is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. 


Adjunct Lecturer of Studio Art

KyCAD would like to announce a new position in the capacity of Adjunct Lecturer of Studio Art in the Faculty Department between April 13th – May 1st, 2020 (Monday – Thursday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm with a class break between 11 am – 12:30 pm). This position is open to Internal and External applications.

 

Position Description

Under the direction of the Dean/VPAA, the Adjunct Lecturer would have the opportunity to create and design a sophomore level course in Figure Drawing. 

Course Description:

STU 220 – Figure Drawing  

This course is a study of the figure through intensive analysis of autonomy, volume, structure, movement, and composition. Students will gain the ability to carry out a full representation and analysis as they gain confidence using a variety of media in drawing the figure. 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and teach to the objectives of the approved curriculum. 
  • Submit syllabi and other instructional materials in a timely manner. 
  • Maintain records of student academic progress and attendance, evaluate the level of achievement, and assign grades for the program. 
  • Maintain regular communication with students and, when appropriate, use the Academic Alert notification process. 
  • Assess student work in a timely manner and submit course grades by the posted deadline. 
  • Incorporate inclusive and effective teaching methods/styles that support successful learning appropriate to a diverse student population.
  • Infuse multicultural and diverse perspectives into the instructional process as appropriate and conduct classes in a manner that demonstrates respect for individual and cultural differences.
  • Model and cultivate open-minded inquiry, an appreciation for diverse perspectives, and creative problem-solving. 
  • Develop and maintain healthy and positive working relationships with students, staff, faculty, and administration. 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Master’s Degree in an appropriate area of Fine Arts or related Master’s Degree with 18 graduate hours in related art.  
  • Preferred teaching experience: 3 years. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Evidence of teaching ability, curricular development, and scholarship. 
  • Sensitivity and ability to successfully interact with diverse populations.

 

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position will be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by KyCAD Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit via email their cover letter, CV, and link to a portfolio of work to Human Resources via hr@kycad.org or mail to Kentucky College of Art + Design, Attn: Human Resources, 505 W. Ormsby Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky 40203. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. 

 

For any other questions regarding this position or for more information, please contact hr@kycad.org 

 

About KyCAD:

Founded in 2009, The Kentucky College of Art + Design is proud of its success. Core values and principles have helped to shape the institution and our work toward a mission to provide a transformational experience for our students.

As a brand-new college looking to demonstrate the value of the arts to society, we embrace the ability of the arts to reflect a generation’s interests and opinions. This college places the meaning of practice and the artist’s voice besides the skills and the tools with which we speak.

From our histories to new technologies, from our crafts and material practices to a new digital world of the virtual and unreal, we investigate the very roots of what it means to be human in a wide variety of ways. Artists use not only intuition and speculation but also spiritual, emotional, analytical and material ways to search for new knowledge.

In November 2018, the Kentucky Council on Post Secondary Education granted KyCAD the authority to grant a BFA in Studio Art. KyCAD is currently seeking full accreditation that will enable student access to title IV Federal Funding.

The Kentucky College of Art + Design is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. 

Contact Information

Office of Admissions
Kentucky College of Art + Design
505 West Ormsby Avenue
Louisville, KY 40203

502.430.6191

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