Employment: Director, Printmaking and Book Arts

Job Description: Director, Printmaking and Book Arts

Job Summary: Manages and directs the operations and employees of the Printmaking and Book Arts department.

Reports to: Executive Director

Knowledge/Skills required: Knowledge and experience running a print shop including basic knowledge of the letterpress, bookbinding, paper making, printmaking and ancillary equipment. A network of connections within the field. Ability to manage all department aspects including financial, personnel, operations.

  • Create an Annual department budget
  • Arranges and schedules all programs, classes, and special events
  • Seek out and contract with teachers
  • Develop opportunities to expand programming
  • Supervise the work of the Studio Manager
  • Meet with studio artists to update them on protocols and opportunities
  • Report various transactions in communication with accountant
  • Complete customer transactions as needed
  • Customer service and facility tours
  • Set up class rooms and assist teachers in conjunction with Studio Manager
  • Run the AIR program including selection and management
  • Organize in house and offsite workshops regarding content and staffing
  • Determine outlets for donated items in conjunction with Studio Manager
  • Select artists for exhibitions in the Joe Brown Gallery
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Experience supervising others and managing programs/departments
  • Bachelors degree in a related field of art, art history, printing, book arts
  • Experience in the book arts, letterpress, book binding and or papermaking
  • Teaching experience
  • Positive attitude/team player/people skills/flexibility
Hours: Part time 25 hours

Benefits: Benefits include vacation and sick time accrual of 4 hours each per month beginning after 3 months of employment and free classes at the center (space available). Health care could be purchased through our provider at our employer

Rate/Salary: $15/hr.

If interested, please email resume and cover letter to Cheryl McKeiver at cmckeiver@flowercityarts.org