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Northern Clay Center seeks a full-time, exempt, salaried sales gallery manager to provide retail, online, and administrative management. When working in the sales gallery, this person serves as the primary receptionist for the Center, including responding to questions about NCC education programs, and, as needed, registering students. The position also supports the work of the Deputy Director/Director of Galleries & Exhibitions with efforts related to online sales (including inventory management) and all special events design and production. The schedule for the position will include five days per week on average with evening and weekend work as needed.

Salary is commensurate with experience, qualifications, performance, and NCC budget (anticipated $36,000). Benefits include vacation and safe/sick time, a benefits allowance, and a 403(b). Northern Clay Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants should send the following materials to Tippy Maurant, Deputy Director/Director of Galleries & Exhibitions, at tippymaurant@northernclaycenter.org; or by mail at 2424 Franklin Avenue East, Minneapolis, MN 55406:

  • Cover letter describing your qualifications and interests in the position
  • Resume (4-page max)
  • Names and contact information for three professional references
  • If emailing application, please send all materials as a single PDF

Deadline: Friday, September 10, at 5 pm CT

Louise Hopkins Underwood Art Center (LHUCA) is a non-profit center for the visual, performing, and literary arts located in the heart of the Lubbock Cultural District. The LHUCA Clay Studio Manager is responsible for daily operations at the studio. This position develops, manages, and oversees all activities at the Clay Studio including studio membership, educational programs, and studio maintenance.

Qualifications:

Our ideal candidate is a motivated individual actively engaged in contemporary ceramics and the craft community. S/he/they should be community-minded and have a passion for education and outreach. This person should thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment.

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in ceramics, studio art, or related field
  • Experience in a similar ceramic studio environment
  • Technical knowledge of gas and electric kilns, firing, and kiln repair
  • Technical knowledge of clay and glaze mixing
  • Basic knowledge of construction and repair for daily studio upkeep
  • Ability to manage budgets, supplies, and scheduling
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with a team
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Leadership or personnel management experience
  • Supportive of the mission of LHUCA

Learn more and apply-

Visit http://www.lhuca.org/about to view the full job description. Qualified applicants should send a cover letter that details experience and interest in the position, resume or CV, and a list of three references to lindsey.maestri@lhuca.org

The John Michael Kohler Arts Center is seeking a self-motivated, skilled pottery technician to facilitate the technical and physical aspects of artists’ residencies and other Arts/Industry programming needs. The technician is the direct support for Arts/Industry artists-in-residence hosted at Kohler Co. and meets with the artists-in-residence daily to guide the technical development of their progress in the studio.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required with four years of related experience and/or training; OR equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • Technical knowledge base including slip casting, model making, and mold making as well as experience with slip, glaze technology, and formulation, plaster, and firing procedures.
  • Exposure to manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to regularly sit, walk, or stand for long periods; push, pull, and perform tasks requiring manual dexterity; use hands and fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; lift objects from the ground to above the shoulder; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear, and taste or smell.
  • Lift between 30 and 100 pounds.
  • Use close, distance, peripheral vision and depth perception. Ability to see machines and vehicles moving around the factory is essential.

Visit this LINK for full details and application process

East Tennessee State University is seeking a Ceramic Technician & Artist in Residence for the upcoming academic year. This is a paid 12 month, part-time (20 hr/week) position in which the resident will serve as the technician for the ceramics studio. Duties will include tasks like maintaining proper levels of shop materials, reclaiming clay, loading and firing kilns, etc. In addition to monetary compensation, this position will also offer the selected candidate access to the ceramics facility and a private studio space in a communal area to produce their own work. The ceramics studio is equipped with gas, electric, wood, soda, and raku kilns.

ETSU is located in beautiful Johnson City, TN. The campus is one hour from Asheville, NC, one hour from Penland School of Crafts, and two hours from Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts. Please share with anyone who may be interested in applying.

For the full job description and outline of the requirements of the position
https://jobs.etsu.edu/postings/19154

Information on the ceramics area at ETSU:
https://www.etsu.edu/cas/art/areas_of_study/ceramics.php
https://www.instagram.com/etsuceramics/
https://www.facebook.com/etsuceramics

The Ceramics Program at Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University seeks a full-time
technician to maintain and manage an extensive ceramics studio that includes both traditional and
digital processes. Knowledge of all aspects of ceramics studio practice is necessary. Management,
organization, and record-keeping skills are required. The Ceramics technician works in
coordination with the Department Chair, Program Head, and faculty. Applicants work with other
studio disciplines and technicians as needed. The candidate will be current with technology, tools,
and techniques appropriate to the needs of the studio and learn new skills, as necessary.
Tyler Ceramics’ mission is to foster a diverse and equitable program that represents the expansive
nature of ceramics. We welcome candidates underrepresented in the role of ceramics technicians.
We encourage BIPOC, women, and LGBTQ applicants to apply. Performs other related duties as
assigned.

Required Education & Experience: At least 2 years of directly related experience required. Demonstrated ability in ceramics techniques and studio knowledge. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Full job description, requirements, and link to apply: https://temple.taleo.net/careersection/tu_ex_staff/jobdetail.ftl?job=21001790&tz=GMT-04%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York 

The Ceramic Technician will maintain on a weekly basis the clay, glazes and raw materials necessary for the 92Y Ceramic Center to operate effectively and efficiently, will load and fire the gas reduction kiln when necessary, help make sure that all aspects of the studio run smoothly on Thursdays and Fridays when the Director is not on site. We require professional and dependable individuals, who will commit to their work schedule and take pride in their job.

  • Responsibilities include:
    Mix, clay, glazes, slips, and washes
    Assist with kiln loading and unloading
    Assist with firing reduction gas kiln
    Able to use power tools such as drills, angle grinder etc.
    Able to carry & move heavy objects up to 50 lbs
    Must be able to wear respirator on face required for glaze and clay mixing/recycling
    Long hours of standing are required
    Order studio clay and glaze materials, coordinate delivery and restock materials
    Along with the Director, help to oversee and maintain all aspects of studio operations
    Willing to support an active and dedicated community with great customer service
    Must be organized and willing to keep a clean and safe working environment

Education, Skills and Experience –
BFA in Ceramics or equivalent experience.
Must be familiar with all aspects of working in and maintaining a community based ceramic studio and must be knowledgeable about all ceramic materials and processes.

APPLY HERE

M.F.A. in Ceramics. Commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching of studio ceramics with an emphasis on the design, fabrication, and resolution of hand-built and wheel-thrown ceramic form. Candidate should embrace both traditional and contemporary technologies. Ongoing professional/creative research and active exhibition record required.

The appointment begins in August 2022.  A description of the position, including qualifications, responsibilities, and the specific application process, is available at this Interfolio link: apply.interfolio.com/87901  Candidates should possess an M.F.A in Ceramics. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled