Job Description: Fiber Art Instructor & Product Coordinator
Mondaes seeks a fiber art instructors who have a preexisting knowledge base in yarns, fibers, and textiles, and a love for sharing the benefits of fiber art handwork with others. Fiber Art Instructors may specialize in one area, though adding to your general knowledge of fiber art projects will add to your capability to help Makers on the sales floor. This position requires up to 30 hours per week.
Our Fiber Art Instructor positions include pre-scheduled class times paid hourly and Sales Floor Support shifts that allow you to aid in walk-in project support for Makers. The presence of Instructors within the classroom and on the floor provides a unique opportunity to support Mondaes product sourcing decisions. This closes the loop between education and retail: the Maker is instructed on how to use a material they can purchase to continue their artform independently.
Classes at Mondaes are taught with pre-written proprietary curriculum within our Step 1-4 process, by Team Members, as opposed to contract instructors. We do occasionally hold day-long workshops led by visiting artists who are not employed by Mondaes.
- Mondaes Instructor positions require excellent people skills, humility and discernment, and a love for learning new things. Instructors must be problem solvers and self starters who are able to listen to clients and honor all Maker perspectives. Sales training is provided, with past experience preferred. Mastery of this position is prerequisite to moving to director positions.
-This position demands the ability to stand for most of a 4-7 hour shift, hustle at times for class set up, and the ability to lift 20-30 lbs on occasion. Attire is business casual with room for individuality while modesty and mobility are prioritized.
-Team members who take ownership of their client base will influence Mondaes buying choices, ultimately the U.S. and fair wage art supply markets, and will have a lot more fun at work. At no time is there nothing to do - Mondaes Makerspace Team is made up of Creatives with drive and self-direction that improve their workspace, no matter what position.
Time Frame: Classes are held in the day (between 10-4) and evening (between 6-9), often rotating the offering to meet client needs. Please apply if you are able to offer classes/sales floor support for either day or evening, though priority will be given to those with flexible availability. Instructors will be required to work occasional Saturday offerings. Specifics are worked through with management, published per art-class season, with 20-30 hours per week offered, and 15 hours minimum required. This is a staff position, not a contract position.
Pay: DOE. $.50 raises 2 x per year minimum when job requirements are met.
Begins: Once hired. Training is paid and lasts between 2-4 weeks depending on position. The training period is treated as a temporary employment status until after a first review.
Reviews: Quarterly personal reviews with management provided in order to assess performance, job position fit, and changes to the job description or tasks. Raises offered during reviews if merited.
Pay Periods: Bi-weekly 3 days after the 2 week pay period closes.
Monthly Meetings: 2nd Mondays from 7-8pm or in the a.m. via Zoom, TBA, paid and mandatory unless excused.
1: State your first and last name
2: Describe an instance when you solved a problem creatively, in life or work.
3: Describe how that solution was received by others, or how the outcome of the creative solution affected others.