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Summer Wood Coordinator Pocosin Arts School of Fine Craft

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Discover an excit­ing oppor­tu­nity this summer at Pocosin Arts, located near the scenic Outer Banks of North Carolina. We seek a Summer Wood Coor­di­na­tor to join our team in a role offer­ing signif­i­cant profes­sional and personal growth.
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Posi­tion: Summer Wood Coordinator

Orga­ni­za­tion: Pocosin Arts School of Fine Craft

Loca­tion: Colum­bia, North Carolina

Posi­tion Type: Seasonal, Full-Time

Dates: May 1 — August 112024

Stipend: $6500

Meals: provided when dining hall is open and access to fully equipped communal kitchen

Housing: on campus housing provided in single room with shared bath

Job Overview: Discover an excit­ing oppor­tu­nity this summer at Pocosin Arts School of Fine Craft, located near the scenic Outer Banks of North Carolina. We seek a Summer Wood Coor­di­na­tor to join our team in a role offer­ing signif­i­cant profes­sional and personal growth. This posi­tion is an excel­lent fit for those passion­ate about fine craft, provid­ing a chance to enhance your skills and knowl­edge in a collab­o­ra­tive and inspir­ing non-profit arts environment.

Key Respon­si­bil­i­ties:

Repre­sent Pocosin Arts School of Fine Craft.

Support work­shop faculty, staff, and students; super­vise woodshop activities.

Manage wood studio oper­a­tions, includ­ing supply orders, inven­tory manage­ment, routine main­te­nance, and safety oversight.

Act as liaison for visit­ing instruc­tors, coor­di­nat­ing studio equip­ment and supply needs.

Welcome and orient visit­ing instruc­tors, ensur­ing prepared­ness for workshops.

Handle admin­is­tra­tive tasks and hands-on assign­ments like build­ing shop fixtures.

Under­take addi­tional respon­si­bil­i­ties as needed.

Qual­i­fi­ca­tions:

Bach­e­lor’s degree or equiv­a­lent studio experience.

Profi­ciency in main­tain­ing fully equipped wood studios, includ­ing equip­ment and tools.

Deep under­stand­ing of wood and fine craftsmanship.

Ability to work inde­pen­dently, follow guid­ance, and collaborate effectively.

Expe­ri­ence in construc­tion and fabri­ca­tion related to studio orga­ni­za­tion or modification.

Pref­er­ence for candi­dates with expe­ri­ence in a craft school environment.

Require­ments:

Posses­sion of a vehicle and valid driver’s license (due to rural location).

Avail­abil­ity for the entire contract period.

Finan­cial respon­si­bil­ity for travel and personal workshop materials.

Work Sched­ule:

May: Monday to Friday, 9 AM — 5 PM

Summer Work­shops: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, with an hour lunch break, days off (Satur­day and one other weekday)

Sunday: After­noon until comple­tion of studio tours/​instructor meetings

To Apply: Candi­dates are encour­aged to submit their CV and cover letter detail­ing their moti­va­tion to work at Pocosin Arts School of Fine Craft to employment@​pocosinarts.​org Please use the subject line Summer Wood Coordinator”.

Pocosin Arts School of Fine Craft is an equal oppor­tu­nity employer. We cele­brate diver­sity and are devoted to foster­ing an inclu­sive envi­ron­ment for all team members, in line with our mission and values.

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