Employment

Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant: Clayworks, the fourth largest ceramic arts educational non-profit in the United States, has an immediate need for a part-time Administrative Assistant. The Administrative Assistant role is a new administrative position, which supports the Executive Director and the Community Impact Coordinator of Clayworks.   This is a part-time position who reports to the Executive Director with a schedule of 20 hours per week.  The specific days and hours for the position will be determined by the Executive Director in consultation with the successful Administrative Assistant candidate. 

Administrative Assistant Job Description:

·       Perform administrative duties to support daily business activities

·       Provides administrative support to the Executive Director and the Community Impact Coordinator.

·       Answers incoming calls

·       Updates website and adds programs to Charlotte Culture Guide

·       Maintains program calendar

·       Creates rosters for on-site adult and children’s classes

·       Sends class confirmations for on-site programs

·       Database entry

·       Assists with bookkeeping and runs financial reports as directed

·       Assists with Grant reports

·       Assists with producing marketing materials

·       Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

·       2 years of work experience in an administrative support position in an office.

·       Non-profit experience, working with volunteers and/or marketing experience preferred, but not required.

·       A bachelor’s degree in the arts or arts education is desirable, but not required.

·       Excellent organizational skills.

·       Proficient at MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)

·       A current driver’s license from the State of North Carolina and the applicant must pass a background check.

·       Ability to work in a collaborative, team environment.

·       Flexible and adaptable.

·       Basic bookkeeping and record keeping (especially QuickBooks accounting software)

·       Excellent interpersonal and phone skills

·       Strong verbal and written skills

·       Self-motivated takes initiative, ability to learn quickly

·       Strong organizational skills and attention to detail with emphasis on accuracy and quality

·       Ability to manage multiple responsibilities with changing priorities

·       Knowledgeable in website maintenance

·       Ability to develop and maintain office and file systems (paper and electronic)

Physical demands: Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

 

Ceramic Teaching Artist

Clayworks, the fourth largest ceramic arts educational non-profit in the United States, has an immediate need for part-time, contract teaching artists that specialize in working with clay. We are currently seeking energetic Ceramic Artists with a passion to teach. This is a part-time, contract position reports to the Community Impact Coordinator. 

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in the arts or arts education is desirable, but not required.

  • Experience working with children and adults of diverse backgrounds and abilities.

  • Must be highly proficient in handbuilding techniques and have some basic wheel throwing skills.

  • Applicants must have a passion for bringing an amazing clay experience to others.

  • A valid driver’s license from the State of North or South Carolina and the applicant must pass a background check.

  • Ability to work in a collaborative, team environment.

  • Flexible and adaptable. Our programs happen daytime, evenings and on weekends.

  • Must be willing to co-teach with another teaching artist for larger programs

Physical demands: Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
Other: Travel to site-specific teaching locations is key for this position; therefore, candidate must have reliable transportation and must be able to transport materials to program sites.

Applications should include:

  • Cover letter outlining your relevant experience and interest in Clayworks

  • Current Resume

  • 5-10 examples of your own studio work

Send applications to Susan Hughes, Community Impact Coordinator, shughes@clayworksinc.org


Clayworks is an equal opportunity employer. Clayworks prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, political ideology, genetics, marital status, or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, promotion, termination, leaves of absence, compensation and training.