Employment Opportunities

Metals Department Coordinator

20 hours a week @ $20 per hour / Additional Teaching hours available at $26 per hour


The Metals Department Coordinator / Head would be responsible for the following:

  1. Planning the curriculum of the Metals Department in consultation with faculty and the Executive Director

  2. Organizing list of classes to be offered for the two Fall, Winter, Spring sessions and Summer session along with appropriate workshop offerings; meeting print deadlines for marketing brochure; allocating faculty resources to appropriate offerings to meet deadlines

  3. Recruiting faculty and seeking new programming, following proper procedures for hiring in consultation with the Comptroller

  4. Overseeing the safe use, storage and disposal of hazardous materials in the Metals Studio; maintaining a safe studio for students and faculty

  5. Overseeing Metals Open Studio including scheduling of volunteer monitors, training safety monitors, allocating work to monitors, and coordinating Open Studio needs with monitors Maintaining supply and equipment inventory, working with faculty on specific needs

  6. Monitoring use of equipment and advising/arranging for repair or replacement when needed

  7. Preparing and overseeing metals budget in consultation with Comptroller

  8. Coordinating Metals Department’s involvement in Craft Center events

  9. Contribute to promotional activities (submitting pictures, videos for marketing purposes) upon request

  10. Contribute to Social Media postings

  11. Other assignments upon request of Executive Director


The Metals Coordinator may also teach classes and workshops and will be encouraged to do so; teaching classes and workshops is outside of the parameters and hours of this job description and will be paid at the faculty rate.



  • Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in metals or equivalent training and experience

  • Broad knowledge of metalsmithing, including jewelry making with some knowledge of enameling, forging, raising, PMC, lapidary, etc.; experience in teaching jewelry preferred

  • Organizational abilities and ability to meet deadlines.

  • Attention to detail

  • Curriculum development experience and familiarity with continuing education adult programs in metals

  • Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically with faculty and students a must

  • Leadership skills and vision to form and lead this program

  • Knowledge of metal equipment, safe usage and potentially repair; experience in/comfort with using and maintaining a full range of metal tools and equipment


Reports to Executive Director


To Apply:

Email your current resume and cover letter to emckennayeaw@worcester.edu