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Required: MFA in Ceramics coursework complete with advanced progress on thesis and nearing completion from accredited institution. 3 years college-level teaching experience in ceramics as instructor of record. Record of emerging scholarly creative research agenda with active professional exhibition record. Expressed interest in curriculum development. Expertise in wheel throwing, hand-building, high and low fire processes, clay and glaze formulations, kiln firing techniques, maintenance, safety procedures. Broad knowledge of historical developmentof contemporary issues in ceramics. Conversant with/able to teach functional and sculptural approaches to ceramics. Demonstrated ability to model excellence in teaching, foster stimulating classroom environment, challenge students in creative ways; successful experience maintaining/managing ceramics facility; excellence in written communication skills. Articulated commitment to working successfully with diverse, multi-cultural student body.
Preferred: Demonstrate a vision for future of ceramics education. Successful experience developing ceramics curriculum. Research emphasis in wheel-thrown processes. Willingness to engage innovative practices teaching Foundations courses. Demonstrated: experience providing quality education with student-centered philosophy; effective course/classroom management skills; commitment to socially and/or culturally diverse communities within and/or outside of a university community. Experience mentoring, working with students. Effective interpersonal skills. Ability to work as team member. Willingness to engage Catholic Marianist educational values.
The Art Department offers both the Bachelor of Arts Degree and the Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. Bachelor of Fine Arts Degrees are offered in the following areas: Studio Art, Graphic Design/Computer Art and Art Therapy. The Sculpture and Ceramics areas are an integral part of the educational experience for our art majors.
You may view a complete position description and qualifications at www.millikin.edu/employment.
Qualified applicants should submit the following information to www.millikin.edu/employment.
- Letter of application
- Current CV
- Contact information of professional references
- Teaching Philosophy
- Artist Statement
- 15-20 Images of your work
- 15-20 Images of student work
Review of applications will begin immediately. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer. Millikin offers a competitive salary and full benefit package.
The UNM Art Department seeks an energetic, self-motivated, highly organized individual with exceptional ceramics and/or sculpture shop management experience and exemplary interpersonal skills to fill the position of Ceramics Art Lab Manager. The Art Lab Manager will ensure the smooth and efficient functioning and the proper use and maintenance of materials, equipment, and facilities in a diverse Ceramics area, which supports traditions and innovations in utilitarian pottery, vessels, sculpture, installations, and community art, and specialized study in Pueblo Pottery and Arita, Japan Porcelain methods. The selected individual will be responsible for conveying the proper use of equipment and supplies and training and supervising student employees, as well as monitoring the revenues and expenses of the Ceramics lab and be cost effective in purchasing materials and supplies. All of the above requires outstanding communication skills, both orally and in writing, and the ability to problem solve and make decisions based on sound judgment. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position.
For best consideration please apply by June 7, 2017 at https://unm.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=2&c=unm
Red Lodge Clay Center is pleased to announce a search for a full time Curator and Gallery Coordinator. The Curator and Gallery Coordinator will work closely with the Executive Director, Education and Communications Coordinator, and the Program and Facilities Coordinator to fulfill the mission statement set forth by the Red Lodge Clay Center.
The ideal candidate would have an extensive knowledge of contemporary ceramics, the ceramic medium, and previous gallery/curating experience. Sales experience, excellent communication and interpersonal skills are necessary. Strong office administration, business skills, and computer database knowledge are essential.
The Curator and Gallery Coordinator will be responsible for:
Curate and install gallery exhibitions
Maintain gallery website
Produce the Center’s monthly newsletter
Facilitate public relations and advertising
Monitor inventory and sales through the point of sale software
Maintain relations and communication with Represented Artists
Application deadline: July 31, 2017