Raw Art Works

Raw Art Works (RAW) seeks a printmaker with vision and passion to orchestrate a printmaking studio for youth. We are looking for someone with experience working with youth in a creative capacity in literary arts, graphic arts, and fine arts This person will provide hands-on, technical training in printmaking while supporting the efforts of “tinkers”- youth who create work for RAW’s new retail space. Additional responsibilities include the management of printmaking equipment, space and resources. RAW hires teaching artists who are committed artists in their own right and therefore we ask that you include a portfolio of your recent work with your application.
Primary Responsibilities
• Lead printmaking sessions, developing innovative concepts appropriate for the skill set of youth.
• Develop curriculum and syllabus (with input from Founder and Program Director)
• Build meaningful relationships with students, providing artistic and emotional support
• Manage the equipment and supplies for the printmaking and letterpress studio including repairs, scheduling, and program needs
• Creates a safe, supportive, inclusive and FUN environment for youth
• Document groups (taking attendance, brief session notes, photograph sessions, and contribute to reports)

• Minimum of one year working with youth with a record of success
• Preference for candidates with experience in youth development
• Strong team player, continually open to learning and teaching new skills and techniques
• Superior communication, organization and problem-solving skills
• Energy, enthusiasm, and commitment, with a high standard of professionalism
• Strong portfolio with examples of work in letterpress
• Strong sense of humor
• Fluency in a language other than English, particularly Spanish, is highly desired
• Must have driver’s license

Educational Requirement: Bachelors degree in a related field
Application Deadline: Applications accepted and reviewed currently. Position begins in October, 2014.
Hours and Salary: 20 hours per week. Salary is commensurate with experience.

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image: FY15 Printmaking Job Description FINAL.pdf

FY15 Printmaking Job Description FINAL.pdf