[PA-NJ Glassblowers] PGC (Pittsburgh Glass Center) Studio Technician Full-Time Job Opening

Tony Patti gaffer at glassblower.info
Sun Apr 28 12:48:12 EDT 2013





Pittsburgh Glass Center is seeking a full time Studio Technician to organize
and maintain a safe, efficient, and positive studio environment for renters
and students.  The studio includes hot, cold, flame and kiln facilities.


Regular duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:


.        Operate all equipment associated with the everyday functioning of
the Hot Shop, Cold Shop, Kiln Shop, and the Flame Shop in a safe and secure

.        Recognize, diagnose and repair malfunctioning Hot Shop, Cold Shop,
Kiln Shop, and the Flame Shop equipment.

.        Manage a clean and organized studio.

o   Check that supplies and equipment are in order

o   Report breakage on work request forms

o   Conduct routine cleaning of facilities

.        Communicate actively with studio renters and students.

.        Monitor shops and studios. This includes:

o   Management of rental space

o   Scheduling and overseeing studio clean up

o   Maintaining of tool inventory

o   Communicating supply levels weekly/monthly

.        Assist with special events, facility rentals and exhibition

.        Act as a liaison with contracted instructors.


It is preferred, but not required that the applicant have background in
managing a glass studio.  Basic knowledge of machinery, hand tools,
electrical and plumbing systems is beneficial.  The capacity to communicate
effectively with co-workers and excellent customer service is a must.


This position will start full time June 24, 2013. Pittsburgh Glass Center
offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Compensation will be based
on previous experience and qualifications.


Please email your cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications
for the position, resume, three references with a brief explanation of
professional connection and their contact information, and up to 10 images
of your work to chris at pittsburghglasscenter.org  


Applications may also be submitted via mail and should be RECEIVED by May


Mail applications to: Chris Clarke, Director of Studios and Technology,
Pittsburgh Glass Center 5472 Penn Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15206


Applications should be received by May 17, 2013. Decisions will be made by
May 24, 2013.




Tony Patti
gaffer at glassblower.info

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