Sonoran Glass School (SGS) seeks a teaching artist to take a leadership role at our full-service glass arts education facility.
• Curriculum planning – Creating classes (from one-hour to semester-length) for all skill levels, ages youth to adult, including but not limited to: Beginning Slumping & Fusing; Beginning & Advanced Dichroic; Pot Melts; Pattern Bars; Stringer Tapestries; Painting on Glass; and specialty holiday and Visiting Artist workshops
• Classroom instruction – All levels of fusing, slumping, stained glass, mosaic; firing of student work
• Production – The design and creation of class samples and custom work
• Shop Maintenance/Inventory/Improvements – Keep shop space and equipment clean, organized, and safe; maintain and order classroom inventory; maintain inventory of tools and glass for sale
• Administration – Attend weekly staff meetings; prepare and deliver monthly reports in a timely manner; assist in the creation of an annual budget; promote upcoming classes to current students
• Be an ambassador for Sonoran Glass School in both Tucson and the glass arts community and an open and enthusiastic collaborator with colleagues and school leadership; create a welcoming atmosphere that is conducive to learning
Requirements: Accomplished glass artist with a BFA in Glass, Ceramics or Sculpture preferred; 3+ years teaching experience; a contagious enthusiasm for the wonder of glass art and a desire to share it with others.
Schedule: 20-30 hours/week with occasional evenings and weekends; staffing at special events and public outreach events as needed.
Salary range: $18 -$20/hr., benefits provided
Sonoran Glass School is a public-access nonprofit glass arts educational facility located in Tucson, Arizona, dedicated to inspiring people of all ages to discover the wonder of glass art. We teach students and the general public to appreciate glass as a visual arts medium through educational courses, one-on-one experiences, visiting artist seminars and community events.
Organization/Company: Sonoran Glass School Website: https://sonoranglass.org/ Location: Tucson, AZ Deadline: Open until filled. How to Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org