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Berea College
US, | Full Time
$63k-97k (estimate)
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Craft Fellow - TEMP
$63k-97k (estimate)
Full Time | Civic & Environmental Advocacy 2 Days Ago

Berea College is Hiring a Craft Fellow - TEMP Near US,

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Summary :

This position is not a traditional Artists Residency . Fellowsselected for this position will be expected to support production work withintheir assigned craft area for approximately 80% of their paid time.

In order tofacilitate this production specific skills will be taught to the apprentice bythe area leader and technical supervision opportunities will be provided to the fellow with regard to student labor.

In addition to training and theopportunity to perform the technical skills needed for the craft discipline. Fellowsmay also be expected to participate in new product design and prototyping tocontribute to the creative development of their chosen department in StudentCraft.

As a capstone assignment, each fellow will be asked to complete anindependent work of their own design which will remain the property of BereaCollege Student Craft and which will be documented and exhibited in a groupexhibition alongside former fellows and Student Craft staff members.

These capstone projects will be sold withrevenue generated supporting the mission of Berea College. The fellow will be encouraged to spend upto 20% of their work time on this Capstone project with a schedule to bedetermined and approved by their direct area supervisor.

Housing is provided with this position and fellows will live in ashared 4-bedroom house (each resident has their own private room) managed byStudent Craft forming a visiting Craft Cohort of fellows, residentartists, and guest instructors.

Residence within the Craft House during the fellowship is a requirement of the position.

Minimum Qualifications Required :

Educationrequired to ensure success in this position :

H.S. Diploma is required

Experiencerequired to ensure success in this position :

2 years of applicable experience in the craft. This may be professionally, academic, or as a hobbyist

Specialskills, knowledge and abilities :

Basic familiarity with the tools required for the specific craft area.

Support for the College’s Great Commitments as well as the mission-aligned approaches in Student Craft.

License,certification, or registration necessary :

Required background check

Physicalrequirements :

Ability to lift 25 lbs.

Ability to navigate campus / public buildings and grounds

Environmentalconditions :

Depending on the craft area or assigned task conditions can be hot, cold, and dusty.

Abilityto operate the following vehicles or equipment :

Experience with common tools and machinery used in applicable craft.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities :

To perform this job successfully, an individual mustbe able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listedbelow are representative of the knowledge, skill, and / or abilityrequired.

Regular and predictable attendance is essential. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performthe essential functions.

Daily contribution to the production goals of the assigned craft area

Basic machine maintenance and set up for the assigned craft area

Preparation of transfer / sales sheets and communication with Student Crafts’ Distribution Center

Mentoring and technical support for Student Labor

Assistance with marketing / sales planning for assigned craft area and craft organization as a whole

Contribution to daily / weekly shop upkeep

Other roles / dutieswill be assigned as necessary to assist the College in the attainment of thegoals set forth and the enhancement of a positive, respectful learningenvironment for all staff, faculty and students.

2 days ago

Job Summary


Full Time


Civic & Environmental Advocacy


$63k-97k (estimate)









1,000 - 3,000








Civic & Environmental Advocacy

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About Berea College

Berea College, the first interracial and coeducational college in the South, is distinctive in higher education. Every admitted student receives a four-year tuition scholarship and works 10 hours per week in a campus job.

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