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Title:                Artistic Director of 3-D
Tenure:            Long-term Position / 36 Month Minimum
Reports to:    Director, Artistic Programs
Terms:             Salaried Professional: Full time year-round position
Location:         Snowmass Village, CO
Website:         www.AndersonRanch.org

Position Summary: The successful candidate will take ownership of four artistic practice areas at the Ranch, overseeing fully-equipped sculpture, ceramics, woodworking/furniture studios, as well as a new state-of-the-art digital fabrication lab. Leading four experienced studio program managers and up to 10 seasonal support staff, the Artistic Director will oversee a budget and develop creative and engaging workshops with top artists who make up our guest faculty and Visiting Artists, using the solid foundation of this 50-year-old program to launch a new era for the Ranch as a leading nonprofit arts center.

Core Responsibilities: 

  • Curriculum Development: Design compelling and creative workshops for adults ranging from beginner to advanced level artists. Identify and recruit faculty, monitor workshops to assure consistent high-quality and rigorous experiences for students. The Artistic Director is expected to actively teach and/or co-teach a few workshops throughout the year.
  • Promote Student Enrollment: Actively recruit students to workshops, including supporting marketing and registration efforts. This includes personal outreach to alumni, community members, and promoting offerings within a network of organizations and groups to achieve program registration goals.
  • Department Leadership: Develop and implement a vision for the 3-D department that advances strategic goals and objectives of the organization.  Lead, inspire and mentor the Studio Coordinator in each of the 3-D practice areas (Sculpture, Ceramics, Woodworking, Digital Fabrication) in their artistic and professional development. Lead by example, as a practicing artist, teacher, mentor and socially-engaged member of the art world.
  • Department Management: Develop, track and manage the department operating and capital budgets. Manage department staff, setting goals and objectives, monitoring performance, coaching improvement, and documenting annual performance reviews. Oversee the Studio Coordinators’ maintenance of department equipment, facilities, and supplies. Assure the implementation of Ranch policies, standards and protocols. Oversee risk management and safety procedures, maintaining a vigilant eye on the safety and security of staff, students and guests.
  • Collaborate to Promote Cross-Disciplinary Studio Engagement: Develop programming that engages students across studio practice areas and programs. This includes integrating the state-of-the-art “Fab Lab” digital fabrication technologies, such as 3-D printers and scanners, CNC router, plasma cutters, and other digital equipment into programming in all disciplines.
  • Ranch Ambassador and Fundraiser: Supporting the organization’s outreach activities through studio tours, lectures, and demonstrations. Act as a goodwill ambassador, internally and externally, with colleagues, funding partners, and community leaders. This may include, but is not limited to: assigned relationships management and shared fundraising goals, grant writing and solicitation of artworks and financial gifts along with the Development, Events, Marketing and Leadership teams.

Expected Skills and Qualifications:

  • Master of Fine Arts Degree, or equivalent.
  • Practicing artist, with a history of national and/or international shows and/or awards, with a drive to balance professional duties while also advancing an artistic practice.
  • College-level teaching experience, and the ability to connect with and inspire students.
  • Capacity to engage and collaborate with colleagues, professional artists, and educators to develop workshop curriculum and recruit faculty and artists.
  • Experience in managing and maintaining studio equipment across practice areas, including keeping a budget.
  • Physical Requirements: Typical examples of physical tasks include: reaching, standing, sitting, typing, talking, crouching, kneeling, seeing, and hearing. Typical tasks as required to actively teach and supervise art studios/facilities in a historic building space with uneven surfaces, stairs, gravel walkways, etc. Occasional lifting and carrying up to 25lbs.

Compensation and Benefits: 

  • Competitive salary, Tier 1 (leadership) level position
  • Company paid medical insurance, option to add additional family
  • Long and short-term disability insurance, include maternity coverage
  • Paid Vacations (up to 4 weeks), Paid Holiday (up to 10 days), and paid sick time
  • Professional/continuing education support
  • Retirement plan/401K match
  • Artistic staff studio space
  • NOTE: The above is an abbreviated representation of benefits defined in the Employee Handbook, which governs all employment terms. No other verbal or written exceptions to those terms are honored without a written directive by President and Chief Executive Officer and signed by the Chairman of the Board of Trustees.

All inquiries and conversations will remain strictly confidential.

Submit complete application online at: andersonranch.slideroom.com

  1. Application materials to include:
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Letter of intent indicating potential and desire for the position
  4. 20 images of personal artwork
  5. Artist statement
  6. Three references and contact information

Applications are currently being accepted and the position will remain open until filled.

Anderson Ranch is an equal opportunity employer.

Herron School of Art and Design seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant/associate professor in Studio Art (Ceramics) with the potential to take a leading role in an established program. The position will begin August 1, 2020.

The successful candidate must have experience in sculptural and wheel-throwing processes, demonstrated knowledge of clay and glaze and experience firing electric and gas kilns, as well as in one or more of the following areas: digital 3-D software and output methods, kiln formed glass or other craft-based practices, installation, performance, and/or design. Applicants should have a strong ability to teach with ceramics as a creative and integrative practice and should be able to contribute to shared or intersecting areas of expertise in other areas of the school and campus.

Please visit this link for full position details: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/8689 

Deadline to apply: 12/31/19

QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidates should hold the MFA in Ceramics. Commitment to excellence in teaching Ceramics as evidenced in professional and student work. College/university teaching experience beyond TA desired.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Full-time, non tenure-track, Temporary Lecturer in Ceramics position for Fall 2019-Spring 2020 academic year. Teaching responsibilities include entry level through advanced undergraduate courses in three Ceramics studio courses each semester in hand building and wheel throwing. Work with and supervise studio technician on oversight and maintenance. Oversee risk management procedures including educating students on safe handling, disposal of hazardous materials, use of tools and equipment, and all other aspects of maintaining a comprehensive ceramics facility.

RANK AND SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  Applications will be reviewed beginning 11/01/2019 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by 01/31/2020.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  To apply visit:  http://apply.interfolio.com/71180 

Include the following: letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and 20 images of personal work and 20 images of student work in PDF format; a copy of official graduate transcript. Include names, addresses, and phone numbers of three individuals from whom you have requested letters of recommendation.
TRACKING ID#:  BQ# 133077

The University of Minnesota’s Department of Art in the College of Liberal Arts invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Art – Ceramics – Full-Time Tenure-Track (Job ID 332969) faculty position to begin fall semester 2020 (08/31/2020). The Department of Art seeks an artist with contemporary ceramic arts expertise to join our renowned Sculpture and Ceramics practice area. We welcome artists open to cross-disciplinary practices that will offer students a dynamic learning environment and a significant depth of competencies in traditional and non-traditional approaches to ceramic arts. To learn more and apply, visit:  University of Minnesota’s Find a Job site and search Job ID 332969

The Department of Art is committed to building an intellectually vibrant, culturally inclusive, and academically diverse community of exceptional faculty. The teaching load is two courses each semester and salary and benefits are highly competitive. Finalists will be eligible for travel-related expense reimbursement. Appointment at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor will depend on qualifications and experience consistent with collegiate and University policy. This is a 100% appointment distributed over the nine-month academic year (late-August to late-May).

  • Academic Level B $96,564 – $114,672 + Superannuation 
  • Flexible part-time opportunity (3 days per week)
  • Bring contemporary expertise to Ceramics and the Discipline of Art

About us

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

About the role

As a Lecturer in Art it is expected you will contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the School, in specialisations related to your field of expertise.  More specifically, this role is responsible for carrying out teaching activities within undergraduate, Honours, Masters and Graduate Diploma programs and for maintaining and advancing your scholarly, research and professional engagement. This role will also actively promote the RMIT University School of Art program by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities.

Qualifications – Mandatory: PhD in relevant field

Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check

To Apply – Applications close on 5th January 2020

To find out more information about this opportunity and how to apply please visit https://yourcareer.rmit.edu.au/caw/en/job/583704/lecturer-art.

 

  • Academic Level C $118,291 – $ 136,401
  • Flexible part-time opportunity (18 hours per week)
  • Bring contemporary expertise to the Discipline of Art

About us

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

About the role

As a Senior Lecturer in Art it is expected you will contribute to the research and teaching efforts of the School, in specialisations related to your field of expertise.  More specifically, this role is responsible for advancing your scholarly, research and professional engagement and carrying out teaching activities within a range of programs from undergraduate through to PhD. This role will also actively promote the RMIT University School of Art program by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities.

Qualifications – Mandatory: PhD in relevant field

Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check

To Apply – Applications close on 5th January 2020

To find out more information about this opportunity and how to apply please visit https://yourcareer.rmit.edu.au/caw/en/job/583700/senior-lecturer-art