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Pratt Fine Arts Center

Glass Studio Closer/Charger

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  • Budget: $29.20 per hour + 2 4hr glassblowing sessions per month (hours and days subject to change)

The Charger/Closer position at Pratt Fine Arts Center has two primary responsibilities: closing and securing Pratt’s facilities each night and charging the glass furnace as needed. The Charger/Closer position also includes a public-relations/customer service aspect. As the only staff member usually present after 1 0:00pm, the Charger/Closer is called upon at times for assistance with escorting a student or instructor to their vehicle, addressing equipment problems in the facility or studios, or waiting until a student’s late ride arrives.

The Charger/Closer position is a part time position with a variable schedule to provide coverage 7 nights a week. Currently, this shift starts at 10:00 PM. Tuesday is Closing, and Thursday is Charging and Closing. Closing duties take 2 hrs. On nights when charging and closing, duties take 4 hours. Pratt generally has a team of two Charger/Closer’s. The position reports to the Glass Studio Technician.

• Reliability, punctuality, and the ability to work independently.
• Excellent communication and customer service skills.
• The ability to deal with unexpected problems and emergencies, technical or customer service.
• Flexible schedule including the ability to work a swing or graveyard shift.
• Ability to lift 75 pounds.
• Arts and hot shop background preferred.

More Information: www.pratt.org