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Peters Valley School of Craft champions the unifying power of art, craft, and creativity; celebrates the diversity of our shared humanity; and condemns racism and violence in all forms. We are committed to eliminating barriers to participation in all of our programs so that we can create opportunities for creative people and encourage BIPOC candidates to apply.
Peters Valley is currently accepting applications for the following positions:
HEAD OF CERAMICS
Peters Valley School of Craft seeks a knowledgeable teaching ceramic artist to manage the technical ceramics studio operations and to develop educational programs. Known for the intimate and immersive hands on, week-long summer programming, Peters Valley’s programs have expanded to include virtual, shorter format and community programs. The workflow of this position requires facilitating visiting instructors as well as teaching weekly classes and special/group firings throughout the year. The Ceramic studio is fully equipped and requires a candidate who is skilled with a strong working knowledge of ceramic forming techniques, ceramic glaze chemistry, and solid atmospheric firing experience and knowledge, especially with wood fired kilns like the anagama and noborigama. Applicants should be active in the field, have a passion for ceramics education, mentoring and working with people. The Head of Ceramics position is year-round, full-time and offers private housing, private studio, health benefits, retirement savings, and a base salary with opportunities to earn more through gallery representation. This position requires working on weekends and holidays during the workshop season / special firings. Full Position Description
This position will remain open until filled, and interviews will be ongoing. Send application materials to Jennifer Apgar, Deputy Director at email@example.com
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The employment policy of Peters Valley School of Craft, Inc. is to provide equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, ability, ethnicity, race, religion, philosophical or political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, geographic origin, socioeconomic status, marital or veteran status. The policy emanates from the basic belief that all people are created equal. Peters Valley is committed to being a community that welcomes and respects everyone and is committed to providing an environment free of discrimination.