job posting: Ceramic and Print Media Studio Technician Kwantlen Polytechnic University – Surrey, BC

Competition Number: 

Close Date: 
August 1, 2016
Kwantlen Polytechnic
University seeks a highly motivated, organized individual with proven
experience with technical Fine Arts support in a post-secondary
education environment to join our Fine Arts Department as a Lab
Technician for the Faculty of Arts.  This
fulltime regular position is scheduled for five workdays per week
starting September 2016. The salary is starting at $45,150.20 annually.
Qualified candidates
will have completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts or equivalent combination
of education and experience from a publicly accredited
post-secondary institution with experience and knowledge of the
techniques and safety aspects involved with: print making &
ceramics. Prior experience assisting in a Fine Arts department at a
post-secondary institution is required. Preference will be given
to applicants with active involvement in the local art community and
experience in promoting and developing strong workplace communications
and processes.
Please forward your résumé, including photocopies of post-secondary transcripts,
quoting the competition number 16-87R by August 1, 2016 to:


Job posting: Ceramics Tech at Red Deer College

Just a reminder…..Applications for the Ceramics tech job at Red Deer
College Visual Art must be in by 5:00 pm today, June 17th!
have posted a call for applications for the Ceramics Technician position
at RDC on the RDC website. To make an application on line follow this

job posting: Ceramics Technician/Lab Supervisor (AP position, Full-time, 9 month)

Institution:   Grand Valley State University
Location:   Allendale, MI
Faculty – Fine and Applied Arts – Art
Posted:    04/28/2014
Application Due:   06/15/2014
Type:   Full Time
Salary:    Commensurate with experience, includes office and studio space. USD Per Year
Notes:    included on Affirmative Action email

Required Qualification and Education: MFA in Ceramics

Qualifications: Teaching experience including TA level. Strong pottery
skills. Active studio practice and exhibition record. Ability and
knowledge to maintain and manage all aspects of a well equipped
university ceramic studio facility. The ceramic program is looking for a
person that is motivated toward evolving his/her own personal ceramic
work, as well as to gain experience as a university ceramics studio
manager and instructor.

Responsibilities: Selected person should
be capable of performing all duties required to maintain and manage the
following: gas and electric kilns, pottery wheels, clay and glaze
making equipment and materials, studio supplies, inventory, and studio
order and cleanliness. Assisting ceramics emphasis students. May involve
teaching one ceramics course per semester, depending on student demand.

Salary: Commensurate with experience, includes office and studio space.

Department/Division: Department of Art and Design/College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Campus: Allendale

How To Apply: Apply online at:
Click “Apply to this Posting”. Attach Cover Letter; Resume/CV; Copies
of Unofficial Transcripts; and Contact Information for 3 References.
Also, send 20 Images of Current Work & 20 Images of Student Work (if
available) with Inventory Sheets; Personal Website Address (Optional)

web portfolios are not available, a Mac compatible CD may be sent to:
Ceramics Technician Search Committee, Department of Art and Design,
Grand Valley State University, 1105 Calder Art Center, 1 Campus Dr.,
Allendale, MI 49401. For more information contact:, Department of Art and Design:

Deadline Date For Applications: Review of applications will begin June 15, 2014 and continue until position is filled.

Allendale, Michigan 49401 – (616) 331-5000
For more information about Grand Valley, see our website at
Application Information
Art and Design
Grand Valley State University
Online App. Form:

employment opportunities: Alfred University

Date Posted: 2/17/14
Position Title: Raw Materials Technician
and Grade:
Technical Specialsit

Location: Ceramics Grinding Room
and Duties:
Locate, order, and test raw materials, as well as keep
up-to-date concerning new raw materials and products. This includes
researching and proposing suitable alternatives to obsolete materials,
providing information to faculty and students regarding materials
properties, and advising as to which products may best suit their
particular needs.

Store materials when received and perform semi-annual physical inventories. This involves lifting heavy bags of materials.

Keep proper records in connection with the undergraduate and graduate
glaze labs and individual student purchases in the store. Manage
accounts payable and accounts receivable activities for the Grinding

Maintain and periodically update the Grinding Room website.

Research and implement a digital library with consistent photo images of
glaze/clay/reduction results, images with formula/recipe accessible
on web site.

Research disposal methodology for semi-solid non-hazardous waste.

Supervise and inform students regarding the use of equipment, mixing
procedures, materials use, and substitution. Provide instruction and
supervision to students in safe and competent use of raw materials,
mixing equipment, and laboratories.

Maintain a clean and safe working environment, including the basic
upkeep of equipment and facilities. Manage and conduct safety training
and ensure compliance with safety rules, regulations, and protocols.

Participate in University safety training and comply with safety rules,
regulations and protocols.

Participate in material tracking from procurement to disposal regarding hazardous material handling techniques.

Develop a digital library of glaze samples and formulas.

Assist the Kiln Specialists in the kiln room as needed.

Supervise student assistants.

Perform additional duties and assist with special projects as assigned.

Requirements: Formal Education: MFA in Ceramic Art preferred; or
BFA with related experience in the field (ceramic supply store
experience or equivalent). Other undergraduate or graduate degrees will
be considered with related experience in ceramic art materials.

Experience: Working knowledge of materials and applications for all
ceramic art applications; experience in making ceramic art, preferably a
practicing artist.

Additional Knowledge/Skills: Must be able to lift approximately 50 lbs.

Must be able to operate heavy equipment, including forklifts and dump trucks.

Knowledge of kilns and clay mixers’ operation and maintenance.

Send cover letter, resume, and list of three references, one of which is
previous supervisor, to Raw Materials Technician Search C/O Anne
Currier, Ceramics Chair, Harder Hall, One Saxon Drive, Alfred NY 14802.
Review of candidates will continue until position is filled.

Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment
opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or
applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical
or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital
status, genetic information, or political affiliation; minorities and
women are encouraged to apply.

Job Posting – Red Deer College looking for Ceramics Technician

RDC has a
state of the art ceramics facility where the tech is provided with an
office/studio space. The well equipped Ceramics studio has high-fire
electric kilns, two Bailey gas kilns, a Bourry box wood kiln and a
wood-fired salt kiln.

This is a great opportunity to work within the creative and stimulating environment and
state of the art facilities of the Red Deer College Visual Art program. As the Ceramics
Technician, you will support both the Credit and Continuing Education Visual Art programs.
You will provide full technical support for students and instructors in ceramics. Duties
include preparation for, and assistance with, classes; monitoring supplies; and ensuring
safety standards are met. You will achieve results through effective utilization of strong
technical and communication skills. You will consistently exhibit the ability to multi-task and
prioritize large workload demands from all areas of the department. In the credit program,you will oversee studio processes as well as the capital and operational inventory of the
Ceramics Studio. For Continuing Education, you will provide occasional technical and
materials support for non-credit programming.

You can go to the Red Deer College website: and click on Employment, then non-instructional to see the posting and apply on-line. 
Or use this
The applications close on April 22 at NOON.