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Job Overview and Requirements
Hyde Park Art Center seeks a full-time Ceramics Department Head to oversee all aspects of its dynamic ceramics programming, including the management of day-to-day operations of the ceramics program and facilities, strategizing long-term vision and growth opportunities, and implementing high quality instruction for a diverse community of makers. In this capacity, the successful candidate will embrace a range of essential instructional and operational responsibilities.

Key elements of the ceramics department include:

  • The largest department within the Art Center’s Oakman Clinton School and Studios, with over 500 adult and 200 youth enrollments annually.
  • A diverse population of class-takers including functional potters, experimental sculptors, young people, first-timers, and professional artists.
  • Program offerings that include multi-level throwing and handbuilding, figurative sculpture, majolica, surface design, youth and summer camp programs..
  • For more information, please visit http://www.hydeparkart.org/get-involved/opportunities/

Baltimore Clayworks, a nationally known non-profit ceramic arts center, seeks an entrepreneurial and multi-talented Executive Director who is or can become a passionate advocate for ceramic art.

The new ED will provide visionary and strategic leadership that translates into measurable strategies and concrete actions to advance the mission of Baltimore Clayworks.

She/he will demonstrate strong nonprofit management experience with a proven track record of communicating priorities in a highly collaborative environment. They will also inherit a $1.5M organization with a highly motivated Board, engaged staff and teachers, committed and involved students, and an active volunteer community.

Clayworks is a legacy arts institution that has just undergone a major financial and leadership change. It has successfully set it self up to achieve a bold and innovative transformation. A new ED will lead the organization through initiating and nurturing relationships with community members, stakeholders, donors, businesses and government, along with Board and staff.

Resume review begins immediately and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by July 15.

To apply, email cover letter, resume, salary requirements and the names and contact information of 3 references to bcwsearch@gmail.com.

Hudgens Center for Art & Learning is seeking an experienced CERAMIC STUDIO MANAGER to join our dynamic community arts center team.

NATURE AND SCOPE OF POSITION

The Ceramic Studio Manager is a full-time, year round position providing managerial, administrative and instructional support for efficient day-to-day functioning of the Ceramics Studio and supports Hudgens Center programs. The position oversees studio safety and maintenance of all studio facilities and equipment; supervises contracted instructors, studio assistants, interns and volunteers; and serves as liaison to the clay community and is responsible for representing the organization and its ceramic programs to local, regional and national audiences including instructors, assistants, students and prospective donors.  

The position works closely with the Director of Education to develop classes, workshops and studio programs for youth and adults.  The position reports to the Executive Director.  

Visit http://thehudgens.org/new/new-ceramic-studio-manager for a complete description.

COMPENSATION

$38,000 – $42,000, with benefits and paid leave

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To apply, please send a cover letter, a resume or CV, a list of three professional references with contact information and 8-10 digital images of your ceramic artwork to iwilliams@thehudgens.org.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Dayton seeks Fine Arts Studio Coordinator for maintenance of sculpture, drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, foundations, art education, wood shop and welding areas.  

Responsibilities include repairs/maintenance of equipment or hiring repair work, managing inventory and ordering materials, troubleshooting student problems, kiln firing of student work, instructing faculty/students on use of the equipment, and responding to faculty requests to meet the needs of their courses, training/managing student studio monitors as well as being a liaison with the facilities maintenance department for overall maintenance of infrastructure problems in the studios.

Position requires BA or BFA with focus in a Fine Art Three-Dimensional studio; minimum three years-experience working in an arts-related field; knowledge of tools and techniques relevant to the day-to-day operations of various Fine Arts studios; knowledge of health/safety guidelines (i.e. OSHA, NASAD); experience working with kilns and power tools; experience in woodshop, ceramics.

See full description of required and preferred qualifications at  http://jobs.udayton.edu/postings/26170.  Applications due on-line by July 10.