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Ceramic Studio Manager (Duluth Art Institute Lincoln Park Building)

2229 West Second Street

Duluth, MN 55806


Come be part of the Duluth Art Institute's legacy and future! We are excited to offer an opportunity for you to be the next ceramic studio manager. You will oversee and coordinate essential operations of the ceramic studio, work with artists and provide artist services to our talented studio artists. You will have access to the many amenities of the DAI Ceramic Studio. This is an opportunity for ceramists and potters not to miss!


10 hours a week

Hours are flexible

Reports to the DAI Executive Director, works closely with the Education Program Manager


The position requires proven experience with ceramics and clay studio operations, proven experience with equipment use and upkeep, ability to teach proper kiln use, proven experience with managing people and strong interpersonal skills.


If you have a deep, inherent love of art, ceramics, and pottery, come join us!


Benefits of Employment at the DAI:

  • Half space at no cost
  • Shared office space in the DAI Lincoln Park Building
  • Instructor pay rate for teaching classes
  • Free Individual Membership to the DAI
  • DAI classes at no charge, (2 per year and workshops excluded, stipulations apply)
  • Discounts on art purchases, some stipulations apply


This position is subject all DAI team guide expectations for performance and hospitality. This position does not

qualify for paid time off, sick leave, vacation pay, holiday pay, retirement, health, or dental insurance.


Ceramic Studio Manager Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the maintenance of and cleanliness of the ceramic studio
  • Organize semi-annual studio cleanup day
  • Oversee studio monitors including their training and schedules
  • Oversee and inform renters with regards to studio use compliance
  • Answer any questions renters have or clarify anything in the agreement
  • Coordinate billing for kiln firings and clay purchases with the DAI operations manager
  • Coordinate the calendar for kiln firings and openings
  • Coordinate the log book for documenting kiln firings
  • Inform DAI Executive Director of repairs and issues with equipment and coordinate repairs with guidance from
  • the DAI Executive Director
  • Coordinate information for rental applicants with the Education Program Manager
  • Responsible for clay studio material orders
  • Oversee clay studio material deliveries
  • Assist with DAI events as needed
  • Answer alarm calls
  • Proficient using Outlook, Microsoft, and other platforms.
  • Requires lifting, must be able to independently lift 25 lbs.


Application Directions:

Deadline to apply Friday, June 14.

Materials will be reviewed the week of June 17 and candidates selected for interviews.


Please send resume and cover letter to

Duluth Art Institute

Christina Woods, Executive Director

506 West Michigan Street

Duluth, MN 55802

or email cwoods@duluthartinstitute.org


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