STUDIO MANAGER FOR WOOD & METALS
The Studio Manager will be responsible for management, maintenance, and all safety procedures for three studio areas (Blacksmithing, Fine Metals & Woodworking) as well as the overall instructor and student experience. They will also manage studio assistants for the successful production of the educational programs. Candidates must possess strengths in the following areas: organization, communication, working knowledge of machinery and tools used in specific studio areas, knowledge of the nature of the craft and safety protocols, customer service and people skills. This is a year-round, salaried position with a health benefit contribution. The position also includes on-campus housing in a single family dwelling. Deadline has been extended to March 1st! Click here for complete details.
YOUTH ART STUDIO ARTIST FELLOW
This fellowship is available during the months of July and August to manage our Youth Art Studio and oversee workshops for children ages 7 to 17. This is the perfect opportunity for an experienced energetic artist with great people skills and strong working knowledge of crafts. Applicants must be 21 years or older. Stipend and room/board provided. Deadline has been extended to March 1st! Click here for full details and application
This is a full time seasonal salaried position that begins May 1st and runs through mid September of 2020. The work requires 40 hours per week including weekend availability as our food service is open from Thursday through Tuesdays. This is a fast paced dining hall serving adult students and instructors during the summer workshop season. The Dining hall serves breakfast, lunch and dinner at set times. Applicant should possess: fabulous healthy cooking and presentation skills, strong organizational skills, food safety certification, the ability to work well with others in a small setting, strong customer service and problem solving skills. Prior professional cooking experience is a must. We are looking for a talented cook who enjoys producing a variety of healthy foods to satisfy our discerning clientele who enjoy menus that offer everything from meat and potatoes, to vegetarian, vegan and gluten free meals.
Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of these jobs, the employee is regularly required to stand and work with their hands. The employee is required to use hands. The employee is required to use hands to finger, handle or touch objects, tools or controls and to talk fluently and to hear. The employee is frequently required to walk on natural terrain and carry items. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing up to 75 pounds. Specific vision required by this job is close vision. Climate control is very limited and the kitchen can be hot for sustained periods of time.
Please send resume and cover letter addressing relevant experience and interest in the position and contact information for at least 3 references to: Kristin Muller, Executive Director, director (@)petersvalley.org
A great opportunity for established artists to a part of our Summer Workshop Program. Workshops range from 2 to 5 days in length and run mid-May through mid-September. New and exciting workshop subjects and instrutors are always being sought for both the Adult workshops and our Youth Art program. Please send a short proposal, resume and a few images of your work to Jennifer Apgar, Education Director for consideration. Jen (@) petersvalley.org
CRAFTSMEN AT WORK DEMONSTRATORS
This innovative program sends working artists into schools and other facilities for a day of demonstration. All demonstrators are paid for their time. If you are interested in being considered as a demonstrator, please contact Raechel Eddy, Registrar. registrar (@) petersvalley.org
The Peters Valley Gallery sells work from dozens of talented Artists and Craftspeople who consign their work in the store. Contact Brienne Rosner, Gallery Director for more information. gallery (@) petersvalley.org
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.