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PROGRAM DIRECTOR - CERAMICS

Part-Time/Permanent

Lillstreet’s Ceramic Department is ^10 and ^04 studio averaging over 600 students per session. Our programming includes classes in wheelthrowing, handbuilding, figure sculpting, tile making, slip casting, and sculpture. 

As department director you will:

  • Manage the department teaching artists and monitor team.
  • Oversee hiring, training, scheduling and communicating with roughly 70 employees, including instructors, teaching assistants and monitors.
  • Maintain core curriculum, develop new programming, accept course proposals, and create five course catalogs per year.
  • Represent the department in communications with faculty, staff, administration, and students.
  • Resolve departmental conflicts.
  • Work with the ceramic department Facilities Manager and Outreach Coordinator to maintain open communication and clear studio policies with all department members.
  • Review Resident Artist applications and work with Facilities Manager and Outreach Coordinator to interview and select new AiRs each year.

 Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with all offered techniques including wheelthrowing, handbuilding, figure sculpting, tile making, slip casting, and sculpture.
  • Experience firing downdraft gas kilns, gas soda kilns and electric kilns. 
  • Knowledge in clay and glaze preparation, ceramic materials, studio equipment, and all firing techniques. 
  • Two years or more of teaching experience.
  • Strong communication, multi-tasking, and time management skills.
  • Managerial and administrative experience required.
  • BFA or MFA required.

Benefits:

  • One free class in any department per session.
  • Optional health insurance.
  • Discount at Lillstreet Shop & Gallery

Candidates must provide:

  • Resume and CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Link to or PDF with examples of your ceramic work.
  • 2 Professional References

Please send these and any questions to hr@lillstreet.com with the subject line "Program Director - Ceramics"

 

TEACHING ARTIST - DRAWING AND PAINTING

Lillstreet Art Center is looking for instructors to teach in our Drawing and Painting Department. We are specifically looking for those that can teach one or more of the following subjects:

  • First-Time Drawing
  • First-Time Painting
  • Beginning Drawing
  • Beginning Acrylic Painting
  • Beginning Oil Painting
  • Guided Painting Projects
  • Introduction to Watercolor
  • Figure Drawing and Painting

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in arts or higher or 5+ years as a working artist
  • At least two years of previous teaching experience, or an equivalent combination of education, certification, training, and/or experience
  • Positive, professional and motivational
  • Excellent people skills
  • Must be comfortable working with adults of all skill levels and abilities
  • Evening and weekend availability preferred

We need from you

  • CV/ Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Link to personal website/ online portfolio or 4 to 6 images in jpeg or pdf format
  • Teaching philosophy
  • 3 references (both personal and professional)
  • Up to 6 images of student work (if available)
Please send all information to hr@lillstreet.com with the subject line "Drawing and Painting Teaching Artist Application"
 

TEACHING ARTIST - CERAMICS

 Lillstreet Art Center is looking for instructors to teach in our Ceramics Department. We are specifically looking for those that can teach either one or more of the following subjects:

• First-Time and Beginning Wheelthrowing

• Figurative Sculpture

Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in arts or higher or 5+ years as a working artist.

• At least two years of previous teaching experience, or an equivalent combination of education, certification, training, and/or experience.

• Positive, professional and motivational.

• Excellent people skills.

• Must be comfortable working with adults of all skill levels and abilities.

We need from you

• CV

• Cover letter

• 8-10 image portfolio of personal work

• Teaching philosophy

• 3 references (both personal and professional)

• Up to 6 images of student work (if available)

Please send all information to hr@lillstreet.com with the subject line "Ceramics Instructor application"

  

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