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IT Support Manager (Part-Time)

The Information Technology Support Manager directs the Museum’s technology systems, including the network, cloud and onsite servers, staff computers (PC & Mac), software, printers, copiers, and scanners, iPads/tablets, and audiovisual equipment. The incumbent creates and manages the Museum’s annual IT budget and serves as the liaison for the phone system. The incumbent also maintains the internet and network security policy for the Museum and provides a documentation reference guide for Museum staff. The IT Support Manager is part of the Marketing Team and supervised by the Director of Marketing and Public Relations. This position is Regular Part-Time, 20-34 hours per week.
Duties:
Technology (60%)
  • Provides IT support on-site for all technology within the Museum including virtualized servers, Red-Hat Linux host servers, staff computers (PC & Mac), software, printers, copiers, and scanners, iPads/tablets, audiovisual equipment, etc. Must be available on-call for technology issues reported by staff. Must be able to drive to the Museum to provide support.
  • Sets up new computers to connect with the domain and servers, installs operating system and other software programs.
  • Sets up new email and domain accounts and disables or forwards old ones.
  • Installs programs and upgrades programs/operating systems on computers.
  • Create the annual IT budget for the Museum working with the Chief Financial Officer.
  • Support cross-departmental collaboration by implementing technology that eases communication and promotes use of electronic channels.
Regular Maintenance (40%)
  • Perform “health checks” and operating system/software updates on all computers regularly. Performs weekly server backups.
  • Manages and tracks all media equipment, iPad/tablets and floating laptop computers.
  • Updates the collection database on the Museum’s website with most current file regularly.
  • Acts as the liaison for the phone system and provides the support to change phone greetings when necessary.
  • Updates the internet and network security policy and provides documentation to staff.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in information technology, electrical engineering, computer science, or related field.
  • 3-5 years of extensive experience in information technology management and support.
  • Proficient with Red-Hat Linux Virtualization or VMware software. Demonstrated experience with virtualization server maintenance and support including cloud backup software/services.
  • Proficient with Microsoft 2012 and beyond server software and VMware/Red-Hat host servers.
  • Must be highly knowledgeable of current Windows and Mac operating systems.
  • Proficient in Linux and Nginx web server.
  • Proficient in HTML, Php and JavaScript.
  • SQL database experience.
  • Must be highly proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Must be willing and able to learn retail, constituent and collections database programs in order to provide support if needed
  • Demonstrated experience with media related software programs for presentations and lobby screens.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
Working Conditions:
  • Office environment.
  • Must be able to be on call for possible IT issues.
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Must be willing to travel for possible IT related purchase and other purposes.
Employment offers are contingent upon satisfactory verification of criminal, and/or employment background checks.
The Westmoreland is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to careers@thewestmoreland.org
No phone calls please.

 

Custodian (Part-Time)

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art is looking to fill a Part-Time Custodian position. The Custodian is responsible for maintaining the building and grounds by providing janitorial and housekeeping services, some repair services, support to special events as requested and performing all job duties with the visitor’s experience in mind.
Duties:
  • Patrols the interior and exterior of the building daily for identification of issues and clearing of obstacles or debris.
  • Cleans the breakroom and catering kitchens.
  • Cleans and checks restrooms as needed daily.
  • Removes trash by emptying all trash containers, transports materials to disposal area and recycles materials as appropriate.
  • Mop galleries, stairs, studio, basement and lobby on schedule provided by Facilities Manager
  • Do light yard work and light snow removal as scheduled.
  • Check the HVAC equipment is working daily.
  • Vacuums and disinfects offices and staff lounge regularly.
  • Washes windows and doors as needed.
  • Dusts offices as requested.
  • Keeps cleaning equipment operational by following manufacturers operating and care guidelines; completes operator repairs and parts replacement.
  • Assists in maintaining inventory of cleaning supplies.
  • Keep a neat and organized supply room.
  • Provide assistance with special events and museum programs as requested.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Previous experience in a service position and supply management.
  • Commitment to providing excellent service and ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a team member.
  • Ability to take initiative in performing job functions.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50-70 pounds.
Working Conditions:
  • May be exposed to heights in performing job duties.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in performing job duties when necessary.
  • Available to work evenings and weekends as needed to support Museum activities.
  • Valid PA driver’s license – must arrive promptly and be reliable.
Employment offers are contingent upon satisfactory verification or criminal, and/or employment background checks.
The Westmoreland is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Please send resume and letter of interest to careers@thewestmoreland.org. No phone calls please.

 

Internships

There are no current openings at this time. Please check back later for internship opportunities.

 

Artist & Other Opportunities

Calling for Makers, Artists, Poets, Authors, Musicians, Dancers, and Performers to participate in our Virtual Community Days!

The Westmoreland is in search of makers, artists, poets, authors, musicians, dancers, and performers to imagine, create, invent and/or perform all in the virtual realm during our Virtual Community Days! Community Days occur on the first Sunday of each month from 10-3 pm on the Museum’s Facebook and YouTube. These events are free and for all ages. There will be a small stipend offered to individuals who are selected to participate in a Community Day program. Interested in participating in a Community Day? Please submit a proposed idea, project, and/or activity to Mona Wiley, Public Programs Manager at mwiley@thewestmoreland.org.

Call for Proposals for Regional Artist Exhibitions:

The Westmoreland is accepting proposals for exhibitions, which are held in the Robertshaw Gallery (adjacent to the lobby on the 1st floor). Regional artists working in all media and living within a 150-mile radius of Greensburg/Pittsburgh, PA will be considered. Site-specific installations are welcome. For more information about submission guidelines, please contact Curatorial Assistant Bonnie West at 724.837.1500 x129 or bwest@thewestmoreland.org.

 

In Search of Artist Educators:

The Westmoreland is in search of artists and makers to host Pop-Up Studios. Pop-Up Studios are geared towards adults (ages 18 and above) and take place once a month on a Wednesday evening, 6-8pm, in the Museum studio. These classes give adult attendees the opportunity to discover different techniques, work with various types of media and explore their creative side in a relaxing environment with snacks, drinks and expert instruction. Interested in hosting a Pop-Up Studio or have some questions? Please contact Studio Programs Coordinator Michael Carsone at 724.837.1500 x 146 or mcarsone@thewestmoreland.org.