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studio manager

updated mon 11 may 98


Richard Burkett on sun 10 may 98

The following was sent to me by Thomas Orr. Please send any replies to him,
NOT to me, thanks.


>STATUS: Part time academic support staff, 23 hours a week, 44 weeks a year
>on a fixed schedule tied to the teaching calendar. Reports to Dept. Head,
>Ceramics. Effective July 1, 1998. One year appointment with one year
>renewal bases on performance review.
>SALARY: $9.25 per hour plus benefits.
>QUALIFICATIONS: Advanced training in ceramics, including a broad range of
>ceramic processes from clay and glaze formulation to kiln technology and
>repair. Excellent supervisory and communication skills. Ability to load
>and fire a variety of kilns. Technical maintenance abilities
>(construction, electrical, mechanical) highly desirable. Applicant with
>MFA and willingness to teach in Open Program classes preferred.
>RESPONSIBILITIES: Studio manager monitors kilns and firings; oversees
>equipment including minor maintenance; material and supply inventories;
>prepares or supervises preparation of clay and glazes; assists with studio
>cleanliness; prepares the studio for classes and workshops; supervises all
>ceramic work study students; and is responsible for the studio in the
>absence of the Dept. Head and or other instructors.
>A significant responsibility is involvement with students as an
>instructional resource for the use of equipment and process related
>activities. The studio manager , along with instructors, provides students
>with the information necessary to develop good studio habits and encourages
>them to develop greater confidence and take more responsibility regarding
>studio operations such as glaze mixing, kiln loading and firing.
>PRIVILEGES: Studio Manager is entitled to reasonable use of the ceramic
>studio , including materials and firing.
>APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send a letter of application, resume, at least 10
>slides of your work w/SASE, and names and phone numbers of 3 references to:
>Ceramic Studio Manager Search, Thomas Orr, Oregon College of Art and
>Craft, 8245 SW Barnes Rd. Portland, OR 97225
>Thomas Orr
>Department Head, Ceramics
>Oregon College of Art and Craft (503) 297-5544 voice
>8245 S.W. Barnes Rd. (503) 297-9651 fax
>Portland OR, 97225

Richard Burkett - School of Art, SDSU, San Diego, CA 92182-4805
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