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Teaching time-honored traditional and contemporary crafts since 1925. Join us for a week or weekend in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Or, visit us for a day and enjoy our craft shop, history center and self-guided tour of our studios and campus. Join us for our virtual classes.

Jobs

Dining Hall Prep Cook
Category: Food Industry and Restaurants
Dining Hall Prep CookPosition Summary The Prep Cook will work as a team member preparing meals and desserts, stocking and preparing next shift/day menu items, helping with dining room set up, dishwashing, and end of day cleaning. The Prep Cook will report directly to the Crew Chief and the Dining Hall Manager. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, hourly non-exempt position. Hours may include ...read more
Contact: Morgan Oliver
Phone:(828) 837-2775
Fax:(828) 837-8637
Deputy Director
Category: Executive and Management
Deputy DirectorPosition Summary The Deputy Director will work directly with the Executive Director and oversee specified departments to meet the goals and objectives of the Folk School. This position works closely with the Folk School’s leadership team and has frequent contact with staff and constituents. The incumbent will be able to connect well with others and is an organized and practiced ...read more
Contact: Morgan Oliver
Phone:(828) 837-2775
Fax:(828) 837-8637
Dining Hall Crew Chief
Category: Food Industry and Restaurants
Dining Hall Crew Chief Reports to the Chef and Dining Hall ManagerPosition Summary The Dining Hall Crew Chief will supervise the production of meals, lead a team of kitchen team members, maintain the appearance of the kitchen and dining hall, and alert the Chef to any equipment malfunctions. The position will report directly to the Chef and Dining Hall Manager. This is a full-time, hourly ...read more
Contact: Morgan Oliver
Phone:(828) 837-2775
Fax:(828) 837-8637
Collections and Archives Manager
Category: Non-Profit and Social Services
Collections and Archives Manager Reports to the Executive Director/Deputy DirectorPosition Summary The Collections and Archives Manager directs the Folk School’s archives and records management programs in accordance with professional standards and practices in order to ensure the long-term preservation and accessibility of the collection. The position is responsible for the custody, ...read more
Contact: Morgan Oliver
Phone:(828) 837-2775
Fax:(828) 837-8637
Part-Time Housekeeper
Category: Non-Profit and Social Services
Position Summary Housekeeper successfully maintains the cleanliness of facilities with integrity and attention to detail. The position will facilitate a clean and orderly environment for guests. The position reports directly to the Crew Chief and Services Manager and is a part-time position. Hours may include weekends.Position Responsibilities • Ensure all rooms, common areas and studios are ...read more
Contact: Morgan Oliver
Phone:(828) 837-2775
Fax:(828) 837-8637
Culinary Manager
Category: Food Industry and Restaurants
Position Summary The dining hall at JCCFS is an integral part of the overall experience provided on-campus. The Culinary Manager will creatively lead the dining hall to provide three nutritious meals a day for approximately 100+ diners and actively participate in creating an environment that is aligned with the Folk School’s mission and values. The position will oversee all dining hall daily ...read more
Contact: Morgan Oliver
Phone:(828) 837-2775
Fax:(828) 837-8637
Studio Coordinator - Cooking, Gardening, Nature Studies
Category: Non-Profit and Social Services
Position Summary The Studio Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the Folk School’s Cooking, Gardening, Nature Studies, Homesteading, and Soap Making programs; including program development, community engagement, maintenance of the cooking studio, instructor, and student relations, and working collaboratively across departments to promote and strengthen the programs. They will work closely ...read more
Contact: Morgan Oliver
Phone:(828) 837-2775
Fax:(828) 837-8637
Community Programs Coordinator
Category: Food Industry and Restaurants
Position Summary Olive’s Porch is a new, grant-funded community engagement initiative located in downtown Murphy. The Community Programs Coordinator will work collaboratively with the Special Programs Manager and the Community Programs Manager to develop and manage Olive’s Porch and off-site community programs in traditional Appalachian craft and culture education for local audiences. They will ...read more
Contact: Morgan Oliver
Phone:(828) 837-2775
Fax:(828) 837-8637
Temporary Housekeeper
Category: Non-Profit and Social Services
Position Summary The Housekeeper successfully maintains the cleanliness of facilities with integrity and attention to detail. The position will facilitate a clean and orderly environment for guests. The position reports directly to the Crew Chief and Services Manager and is a temporary, up to 40 hours a week, hourly position. Hours may include weekends and holidays.Position Responsibilities • ...read more
Contact: Morgan Oliver
Phone:(828) 837-2775
Fax:(828) 837-8637
Studio Coordinator - Natural Fibers
Category: Non-Profit and Social Services
Position Summary The Studio Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the Folk School’s Basketry, Gourds, Brooms, Chair Seats, and Leather programs; including program development, community engagement, maintenance of the Rock Room studio, instructor, and student relations, and working collaboratively across departments to promote and strengthen the programs. They will work closely with the ...read more
Contact: Morgan Oliver
Phone:(828) 837-2775
Fax:(828) 837-8637
Development Coordinator
Category: Non-Profit and Social Services
Position Summary The Development Coordinator assists with the successful facilitation of the school’s fundraising effort to support its programs, services, and capital needs and to secure its longevity. The position will report directly to the Development Director. This is a full-time, exempt salary, and benefits-eligible position. Hours include regular office hours, Monday-Friday with ...read more
Contact: Morgan Oliver
Phone:(828) 837-2775
Fax:(828) 837-8637

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