The Clay Studio (TCS) seeks a Studio Technician to provide technical and administrative support to our Education Department and building maintenance as needed.
The Clay Studio is looking for an individual with the following competencies:
- Customer focus and effective communication
- Planning and organizing
- Occupational knowledge and skills
- Great attitude
The Studio Technician will support the Educational Program by:
- Supervising of interns and volunteers
- Updating and monitoring schedules
- Tracking inventory
- Firing reduction and oxidation kilns
- Maintaining safety of facilities and studios
The Studio Technician establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their respect & trust. Views students, artists, faculty and staff as key customers and communicates with them to ensure an excellent educational experience and positive perception of TCS.Orchestrates multiple activities at once to maintain smooth running operations. Accurately scopes out projects to assess key challenges, objectives and outcomes. Maintains a safe environment by using the technical skills and knowledge of operating and repairing equipment. Uses education of firings and materials to process student work and to educate others. Provides assistance and information to all within the TCS community, having patience and a great attitude while remaining productive at work.
Qualifications & Compensation
- A Bachelors degree in Arts, Arts Education or related field
- 1+years studio technician experience in a studio
- Salary of $25K, depending upon qualifications, experience, and performance
- Studio space is included
The Studio Technician reports to the Vice President on all matters related to job description, obtaining appropriate and final approvals from manager to build alignment.
The Studio Technician works 40+ hours per week, on salary. Normal hours for the position are 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. The Studio Technician is expected to be present for all scheduled gas firings for the School and special events that regularly occur outside of normal business hours; in these instances hours are adjusted accordingly. The Studio Technician also works First Friday events as scheduled.
E-mail cover letter and resume to Jennifer@theclaystudio.org with Studio Technician in the subject heading.
June 1, 2013