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Employment and Teaching Opportunities

Buildings and Grounds Director

The Buildings & Grounds Director is responsible for planning, organizing and directing the maintenance, construction, and alteration of Folk School buildings and grounds; ensuring the jobs are completed within guidelines and projected deadlines; preparing and managing the annual budgets for the maintenance and grounds departments; and ensuring optimal utilization of personnel and other resources.

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Seeking a part-time (20-30 hrs/wk) housekeeper to successfully maintain facilities by providing a clean and orderly environment for guests and staff. 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.

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Food Services Utility Worker/Dishwasher

Seeking a full-time Dishwasher for evening shift. Will maintain dish washing area in a clean and orderly fashion. Assist in other general and assigned cleaning tasks, dispose of trash, mop floors and wash walls. May assist in preliminary preparation of meals as directed. Must become familiar with and practice proper sanitation, food handling, safety precautions, personal hygiene, and the care and use of kitchen utensils and equipment.

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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!


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


1-800.FOLK.SCH (365.5724)
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John C. Campbell Folk School
One Folk School Road
Brasstown, NC 28902

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