Employment Opportunities

It is our policy at Southwest School of Art to provide an equal employment opportunity to all individuals, without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. We value the talents or our employees and support an environment that is inclusive and respectful.

 Teaching Proposal - Community Programs

Artists interested in teaching a class or workshop in the community school at  Southwest School of Art are encouraged to send a proposal and their credentials to our attention.  All proposals will be thoughtfully considered.

In selecting teachers and courses, some of the things we look for include:

  • How well the proposed course fulfills the mission of Southwest School of Art
  • The teacher’s reputation as an artist
  • Previous teaching experience
  • The logistics of the proposed course with regard to facilities and materials
  • Schedule availability
  • The potential of the proposed course to attract students

Download specific proposal details and an application now.

  Proposal Information & Application

 Part-Time Security Officer

Southwest School of Art seeks a part-time commissioned security officer to join their Campus Public Safety Department. Candidates must be 18 years of age or older and be able to become licensed by the Texas Department of Public Safety Private Security Program with a level III license. A current license is preferred but not required. Normal schedule will be Saturday and Sunday 8am-4pm but may change due to scheduling needs. Other additional shifts may be available as well.

General duties and responsibilities include:

  • Provides assistance, directions, and information to visitors, students and employees.  Provides escorts to and from buildings upon request.
  • Makes rounds of each floor of the assigned building and/or makes rounds of assigned buildings. Ensure doors and windows are locked and secured. Monitors security camera systems and verifies proper operation of building electronic door lock systems. Turns off lights not needed for security.
  • Reports security violations, questionable activities and emergencies to appropriate authority.
  • Ensure security lighting and security monitoring systems are functioning. Monitors outside areas for vagrants and other unauthorized personnel. Warns violators of rule infractions.
  • Monitors buildings for equipment failure or vandalism notifies proper contacts for repair.
  • Notes building repair and maintenance needs and reports these deficiencies for correction.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
  • Specific duties and training provided for each specific assignment.

Work environment and other information:

Physical requirements include the ability to lift/carry up to 25 pounds, visual acuity, speech and hearing, hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity. Subject to standing, walking, sitting, repetitive motion, reaching, climbing stairs, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, pushing, pulling, balancing, client/customer contact, squatting to perform the essential functions. Requires constant walking, standing and exposure to outside elements. This description is intended to be general in nature. It is not necessarily an all exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities. Southwest School of Art is an equal opportunity employer.

DISCLOSURE THAT REPORT MAY BE OBTAINED: This is to inform you that a consumer report may be obtained from a consumer reporting agency for the purpose of evaluating you for employment, promotion, reassignment, and/or retention as an employee. The report may include, among other items, criminal background information, confirmation of your educational and employment history, an investigative consumer report (for which you may request a disclosure of nature and scope) as to your work performance, and confirmation of any references provided. You will be asked to sign the employment candidate consent to background check form should an offer of employment be extended.

To be considered, please submit a resume to hr@swschool.org

 Facilities Maintenance - Custodial

Location: Downtown San Antonio
Work Schedule: Thursday-Monday or Wednesday-Sunday, 8am - 5pm
Work Type: Regular Full-Time
FLSA status: Non-exempt
Pay/hour: $11.50

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) preferred, or one-month related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience

PRIMARY PURPOSE SUMMARY:
Maintain a safe and healthy academic and professional environment for students, faculty, staff and administrators. This position is responsible for maintaining classrooms, studios, offices and outdoor areas to ensure a clean and healthy setting.  Position is also required to work events as established and work schedule may be adjusted to accommodate those events.  Follow routine cleaning practices as directed. Work in this area involves vacuuming, mopping, sweeping, dusting, wiping, waxing, stripping, window washing, carpet shampooing, emptying trash containers, restocking paper supplies (toiletries), polishing and restocking other facility supplies as needed. Work also involves the use of minor hand tools, and the use of common industrial equipment and chemicals including outdoor grounds maintenance and equipment.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Use proper techniques with the cleaning inside/outside of campus buildings, which includes floors, carpet, walls, glass windows, ceilings, water gutter and patio/walk areas.
2. Use proper techniques with grounds maintenance, which includes parking lots, fence lines, equipment, lawns, shrubs, trees and flowerbeds.
3. Use proper techniques in moving equipment, furniture and supplies weighing up to fifty pounds and ask for assistance with items weighing over fifty pounds.
4. Use safe techniques in light maintenance tasks such as painting, changing of light globes, and carpentry.
5. Use safe and proper work/cleaning techniques including the usage of all inside/outside power equipment needed to support program.
6. Maintain and properly use personal protective equipment - Reports all accidents to the Facility Manager.
7. Assist with special projects and duties, as requested/assigned by the Facility Manager.
8. Maintain confidentiality of information.
9. Report to work on time every day.
10. Perform all other tasks and duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Successful completion of a pre-employment physical examination to include drug testing
Knowledge of minor repair techniques and building and grounds maintenance
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
Ability to understand instructions and communicate in basic English
Ability to lift 100 pounds with assistance, 50 pounds individually
Ability to properly handle cleaning supplies
Ability to operate standard custodial equipment
Must have a valid Texas driver’s license
Must be able to pass a background check

Interested candidates: Click here to download an employment application. Completed applications should be emailed to hr@swschool.org.

DISCLOSURE THAT REPORT WILL BE OBTAINED: This is to inform you that a consumer report will be obtained from a consumer reporting agency for the purpose of evaluating you for employment, promotion, reassignment, and/or retention as an employee. The report may include, among other items, criminal background information, confirmation of your educational and employment history, an investigative consumer report (for which you may request a disclosure of nature and scope) as to your work performance, and confirmation of any references provided. You will be asked to sign the employment candidate consent to background check form should an offer of employment be extended..

 

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