Resources For Human Development, Inc.
Requisition Number: LMVTC-PRCOT-H-10-2018-01
Job Title: Product Coord
City: Wynnewood
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: B - 2 Year Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 2
Salary Range: $15.00/hour

Product Coord

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Description/Job Summary

PRODUCT COORDINATOR / Ceramics
 
The Product Coordinator (PC) will facilitate with the mentoring, guiding, coordination and implementation of ceramics and ceramic related activities and production at CCW. In addition to actual ceramic processes, the PC will work to design possible products which can be produced at CCW, work with our  participant artist on ideas and production, research sales venues, and to some degree bring CCW created products to market with the help of the Exhibitions Coordinator. This position works to fulfill the CCW commitment to transfer participants work to viable products and integrate them into a larger market in order to continue to build vocational, inclusion based opportunities for CCW participants. Individuals applying to this position should have experience in diverse ceramic and pottery  techniques, the ability to work with various materials, and ideally some product development experience.  This position entails working directly with our artists, teaching skills, and some administrative work. Clear artistic vision, and interest in creating marketable as well as artistic products is crucial. Other important traits include self-motivation, problem solving skills, creativity, organizational skills and knowledge of the equipment.

Job Duties include:
The PC is responsible for performing all of the duties involved in sculptural and mixed media processes. These duties are likely to include:
  • Teach and work with our participants in ceramics and clay techniques.
  • Design long term projects with a focus on creating a marketable ceramics product within the skills of our artists.
  • Manage a digital kiln
  • Mix glazes and teach glazing techniques
  • Maintain ceramics room
  • Familiarity with related equipment
  • Eye for "elevating"  aesthetics of work through simple means such as glazes and simplified forms
  • Be part of the arts instructor team and design creative projects to be carried out at the center, assist our participants in learning skills and materials necessary to carry out projects as well as their own, individual artwork.
  • Contribute their own art skills and knowledge to the growth of CCW participants’ skill set and artistic vision
  • Meet the basic needs of our participants, as well as provide vocational and artistic programming. 
  • Actively engage participants
  • Possibly drive agency vehicles.
  • Assist in promoting and showing of art through various exhibition venues.
  • Complete daily documentation
  • Be available to work occasionally on a Saturday if needed.
  • Assist in documentation of ceramics works and updating the ceramics products on CCW web-site.
  • Attend occasional art fairs 
  • Attend mandatory staff meetings and in-service training days
  • Complete 24 hours of training yearly
  • Complete any mandatory paperwork and/or daily notes
Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, with strong skill base and personal studio practice.

Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.
 
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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.