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John C. Campbell Folk School

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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

Finance Director
Category: Financial Services
Position Summary The Finance Director will be a hands-on and participative manager who will lead and develop an internal team to successfully direct and manage the financial programs, to include budgeting, receipt of revenue, expenditure of funds, and conservation of assets. The Finance Director will work with the senior leadership team in strategic decision making and operations as the Folk ...read more
Contact: Morgan Oliver
Phone:(828) 837-2775
Fax:(828) 837-8637
Community Programs and Sales Associate, Olive's Porch
Category: Administrative, Support & Clerical
Position Summary The Community Programs and Sales Associate for Olive’s Porch is responsible for student inquiries, class registrations and administrative tasks while working in a collaborative environment. The position requires the ability to manage a broad range of procedures needed to accommodate customer needs. The Associate must maintain a high level of customer service and attention to ...read more
Contact: Morgan Oliver
Phone:(828) 837-2775
Fax:(828) 837-8637
Community Programs and Sales Associate, Olive's Porch - Part-Time
Category: Administrative, Support & Clerical
Position Summary The Community Programs and Sales Associate for Olive’s Porch is responsible for student inquiries, class registrations and administrative tasks while working in a collaborative environment. The position requires the ability to manage a broad range of procedures needed to accommodate customer needs. The Associate must maintain a high level of customer service and attention to ...read more
Contact: Morgan Oliver
Phone:(828) 837-2775
Fax:(828) 837-8637
Craft Shop Manager
Category: Retail/Wholesale
Position Summary The Craft Shop Manager reports to the Deputy Director and oversees a retail shop representing more than 300 craftspeople and featuring a collection of traditional and contemporary Appalachian craft, books, soft goods, and craft supplies. The ideal candidate should have substantial craft knowledge, retail sales experience, solid computer skills, and be self-motivated. The Manager ...read more
Contact: Morgan Oliver
Phone:(828) 837-2775
Fax:(828) 837-8637
Development Manager
Category: Administrative, Support & Clerical
Position Summary The Development Manager reports to the Development Director and significantly contributes to the successful facilitation of all aspects of the school’s fundraising efforts to help fund its programs, services, and capital needs as well as its longevity. This is a full-time, exempt-salary, and benefits-eligible position.Organization John C. Campbell Folk School (“the Folk School”) ...read more
Contact: Morgan Oliver
Phone:(828) 837-2775
Fax:(828) 837-8637
Event and Volunteer Manager
Category: Executive and Management
Position Summary The Event and Volunteer Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing annual events that provide engaging and rewarding experiences for attendees and connect the Folk School to the community. The position is responsible for annual and special events from start to finish, leading a dedicated team of staff, volunteers, vendors, artists, and performers. The ...read more
Contact: Morgan Oliver
Phone:(828) 837-2775
Fax:(828) 837-8637
Part-Time Dining Hall Prep Cook
Category: Food Industry and Restaurants
Position Summary The Part-Time 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 Culinary Manager. This is a 29 hours per week non-exempt hourly position. Hours include 2pm-7pm and weekends and ...read more
Contact: Morgan Oliver
Phone:(828) 837-2775
Fax:(828) 837-8637
Full-Time Housekeeper
Category: Skilled and Trades
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 full-time, 40 hours per week, non-exempt hourly, and benefits eligible position. Must be available to work weekends and ...read more
Contact: Morgan Oliver
Phone:(828) 837-2775
Fax:(828) 837-8637
Maintenance Technician
Category: Facilities, Maintenance, and Repair
Position Summary The Maintenance Technician performs day-to-day maintenance related operations and assumes responsibility for the maintenance of physical assets on campus. This position requires attention to detail, a high level of craftsmanship, and the ability to work both autonomously and cooperatively in a team setting. Facility related duties include carpentry, cabinetry, interior and ...read more
Contact: Morgan Oliver
Phone:(828) 837-2775
Fax:(828) 837-8637
2D Studio Coordinator - Book & Paper Arts, Painting, Photography
Category: Arts & Entertainment
Position Summary The 2D Studio Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the Folk School’s Book & Paper Arts, Painting and Photography programs; including program development, community engagement, maintenance of three studios, instructor, and student relations, and working collaboratively across departments to promote and strengthen the programs. They will work closely with the Programs team ...read more
Contact: Morgan Oliver
Phone:(828) 837-2775
Fax:(828) 837-8637
Studio Coordinator - Clay, Sculpture, & Mosaics
Category: Arts & Entertainment
Position Summary The Studio Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the Folk School’s Clay, Sculpture, and Mosaics programs including program development, community engagement, maintenance of the Clay studio, instructor and student relations, and working collaboratively across departments to promote and strengthen the program. They will work closely with the Programs team and Resident Artists ...read more
Contact: Morgan Oliver
Phone:(828) 837-2775
Fax:(828) 837-8637

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