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Clay Art Center, a nationally recognized non-profit center for the advancement and practice of the ceramic arts, seeks a Studio Manager to be responsible for running the facilities and day-to-day operations of the studio. The individual must have experience in a similar ceramic studio environment, technical knowledge of kilns and glazes, and be experienced initiating studio improvements.
Salary: $32,000-36,000

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Part-Time Positions (9-credit hour fall foundation studio, with the potential of also teaching one or more five-week workshops in the spring semester)

The Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI), a national leader in visual arts and design education, is seeking applications from candidates interested in joining KCAI as Adjunct Faculty in Foundation Studies.

Applicants should have the capacity to approach fundamental studio issues through diversity of media, creative processes and conceptual development with a focus on first year pedagogy. They should have a strong interest in teaching at the foundation level and the capacity for an intensive, collaborative and interdisciplinary approach to studio teaching.

Education and Experience Requirements
• MFA, MDes, MArch or equivalent degree in art, design or architecture and studio based work.

• College-level teaching experience.

• Generative artist and/or designer with an emerging creative and research practice.

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Job Status: Full time, salaried position with benefits

Compensation: Competitive salary based on experience, great benefits.

Preferred Education: MFA in ceramics, post-graduate studies, or commensurate experience

Preferred Experience: Professional ceramics studios management experience


Strong technical knowledge of all aspects of ceramic processes, techniques, and equipment. Although this is not a Studio Tech position, applicants are expected to possess a technical knowledge in line with a seasoned Studio Tech.

Strong knowledge of the ceramics field on a national level

Strong computer skills 

Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

Strong organizational skills, attentiveness to detail

Ability to develop and teach classes and workshops effectively

The ability to work in an independent and self-directed manner, in regular communication with the GM and Executive Director

Ability to lift 50 lbs

Ability to operate as member of a flexible, high-functioning team

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