Studio Assistant Job Description

Job Type:

Up to 10 hours a week to start

Starting Pay: $10.00 hour


Position Overview:

The qualified person will report directly to the Studio Operations Manager, to help John Bryan Community Pottery (JBCP) operate smoothly and efficiently. JBCP is a 501c3, non-profit organization.


Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Clean studio; i.e. mopping, dusting, etc. 

  • Organize studio

  • Gather and stack wood

  • Process re-claim clay — will train

  • Help with kiln yard maintenance

  • Help move pots for loading and unloading gas and wood kilns

  • Help Studio Operations Manager with other tasks as necessary

  • Opportunity for growth in learning; including further training of important technical tasks, such as mixing glazes, loading and firing of electric, gas, and wood kilns, and maintenance of said kilns, etc.



  • Interest in Pottery 

  • Detail oriented

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills



  • Positive and supportive work environment 

  • Use of: studio, glazes, studio tools, studio sales, firings, and more

  • Flexible hours


Deadline for applications is: Friday, September 17, 2021. 


Send Cover Letter and Resume to:


John Bryan Community Pottery

100 Dayton Street

Yellow Springs, OH 45387


We are an equal opportunity employer; and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, protected military/veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


The mission of the John Bryan Community Pottery, Inc. (JBCP) is to promote the appreciation of the ceramic arts in the community by educating the public through classes, workshops, exhibits and by offering facilities for making ceramic work. We offer classes to people of all ages, races, orientation and proficiency of working with clay. Studio space is also available to Studio Renters with a demonstrated ability to work independently, however the studio is not designed nor intended to serve as a facility for the commercial production of pottery.