AVC: Ceramic Studio Assistant (S9975C)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

The Ceramic Studio Assistant is responsible for maintaining the ceramic studio areas, including the kiln room. Light cleaning and re-organization of the tools, buckets, etc. will be the primary functions of the position, but it also includes periodic mixing of the glazes and slips, collection and storage of waste clay/materials, supervision of electric kiln firings, and preparation of demonstration materials.

Specific responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:


The Basics


Department: Art and Visual Culture
Supervisor: Susan Dewsnap
Office Location: Olin
Email: sdewsnap
Pay Grade: C
Hours:
Workers: 1

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities

Requirements


REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: The Ceramic Studio Assistant must have previous clay working experience.

DESIRED EXPERIENCE: Working knowledge of ceramic studio equipment


Reporting


REPORTS TO: Classroom instructor

STUDENT SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES : Electric kiln firing turn-up and shut off


Responsibilities


ENVIRONMENT: Ceramic studio areas, inc. kiln room

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Lift at least 25lb

MACHINES & EQUIPMENT USED: Electric kiln, power drill, venting equipment