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Employment and Teaching Opportunities

Cooking Resident Artist

We are looking for someone able to dedicate 25-35 hours per month (on average) to the care of our Cooking studio and programs. The Cooking Resident Artist successfully manages the Cooking studio and instructor
selections. This is a contract position with weekend work required to maintain the studio between class
sessions. While cooking knowledge and experience are expected, administrative and organizational skills are equally important.

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Gardener

The Gardener manages organic production gardens to supply vegetables, herbs, and flowers for the Dining Hall, cooking classes, and special events. Supervises work study students assigned to gardens and grounds in daily work routines. Welcomes visitors and students into the gardens and creates teaching opportunities through signage, labeling and personal contacts, and helps facilitate use of the gardens by Folk School cooking, gardening, nature studies, and photography classes. This position is full-time.

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Cook

The Cook will work as a team member preparing dinner and dessert, stocking and preparing next day menu items, helping with dining room set up, dishwashing and end of night cleaning. Position if full-time, morning and evening shifts.

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Housekeeper

The position will manage and maintain a clean and orderly environment for guests. Performs a variety of cleaning activities to ensure all rooms, common areas and studios are well maintained. Will assist with special programs and scheduled events throughout the year. Weekend work is required. Be willing and able to learn new cleaning methods and use various equipment to meet high standards. Must be reliable, organized, and pay attention to detail. Current driver’s license is preferred. Must be able to walk unaided up and down hills and over uneven terrain, climb stairs, bend, stoop, and use of fine motor skills. May occasionally lift and move heavy objects up to 50 lbs. The position is part-time 20-29 hours.

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Dishwasher

Performs as a general worker in job areas where assigned, including dishwashing, assisting with meal preparation, table setup and cleaning. The position is full-time evening shift. Employee must work as a team player and possess ability to follow specific instructions.

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Applying for Employment

Please submit the following materials by e-mail at jobs@folkschool.org, or by USPS to:

Human Resources Manager
John C. Campbell Folk School,
One Folk School Road,
Brasstown, NC 28902

1. Cover Letter that expresses your desire to work at the Folk School and reasons for interest in the position.
2. Resume detailing education and work experience.
3. Contact Information for three professional references.

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Instructors

If you are passionate about your art or craft and love sharing that knowledge with others, we welcome you to apply to teach. Please mail the following (no email queries, please):

- A short description of the class you would like to offer. Give us an idea of the types of projects students would work on, techniques they would learn, preferred class length (week or weekend), etc.
- Your resume, preferably showing some teaching experience, even in an informal setting
- Photos of your work, if possible (snapshots are fine)

Send to:
John C. Campbell Folk School
Attn: Scheduling Coordinator
One Folk School Road
Brasstown, NC 28902

Upon receipt, your information will be shared with the Resident Artist who oversees class scheduling for your subject area. Please note that we schedule classes 1 to 1-1/2 years in advance. Thank you for your interest!

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John C. Campbell Folk School provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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