BC Student Crafts Assistant - Broomcraft (Temp)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Berea, KENTUCKY

BC Student Crafts Assistant - Broomcraft (Temp)

Education required to ensure success in this position:
HS Diploma or Equivalent, required

Experience required to ensure success in this position:
Willingness to work and meet assigned schedule

Summation of related education and/or experience will be considered.

Special skills, knowledge and abilities:
Good communication skills, initiative, basic familiarity with Microsoft Office suite

License, certification, or registration necessary:

Valid Driver’s License

Physical requirements:
lifting in excess of 50 lbs. on a regular basis

Environmental conditions:
Constant dust and noise from woodworking equipment; eye; ear and dust protection necessary for many duties.

Ability to operate the following vehicles or equipment:
Motor vehicles

Brief summary of this position:

The Student Crafts Assistant will support the work of the Director and Assistant Director with tasks in the front office and distribution center.  In addition to these office/warehouse tasks cleaning and organizing will be required throughout the entire Student Craft Organization (including production areas) and the Student Crafts Assistant may be called upon to contribute to production.

Primary duties and responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Regular and predictable attendance is essential. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Assist with Broomcraft production.

Cleaning throughout the Crafts building
Assisting with the receiving of goods into the Distribution Center
Assisting with the shipping of goods from the Distribution Center
Documentation of standardized process
Calculation of raw materials usage
Other roles/duties will be assigned as necessary to assist the College in the attainment of the goals set forth and the enhancement of a positive, respectful learning environment for all staff, faculty and students.

Berea College achieved national distinction as the first coeducational and interracial college in the South. With an emphasis on service to the people of Appalachia and beyond, Berea enrolls 1,600 students from 40 states and 70 countries. The College has along standing commitment to interracial education; here, people of different races seek to learn from and about each other, while also living together.

Berea is among the most racially diverse private liberal arts colleges in the United States. It admits only students whose families are unable to afford the high cost of tuition and awards each of them a Tuition Promise Scholarship, meaning no student ever pays tuition. Berea’s students excel in the College’s supportive but demanding academic environment, and many are the first in their families to graduate from college. The College is one of nine federally recognized Work Colleges, and all students hold a position in which they work 10-12 hours per week. Washington Monthly Magazine has consistently ranked Berea in the top 3 of Liberal Arts Colleges for its success in educating and graduating academically talented, low-income students who become service-oriented leaders in their professions and communities; in 2016 and 2017, the magazine ranked it number 1.

Located where the Bluegrass Region meets the Cumberland Mountains, the town of Berea (pop. 15,000) lies forty miles south of Lexington and is approximately two hours from Cincinnati, Louisville, and Knoxville. More information about Berea College is available at www.berea.edu.


Berea College, in light of its mission in the tradition of impartial love and social equality, welcomes all people of the earth to learn and work here.

Berea College is always looking for talented, self-motivated individuals to join our team. If you think you are ready to be a part of an exciting team, then we encourage you to continue with this applicant friendly, online job application!

Berea College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.

Note to Prospective Employees:

Each year, Berea College Public Safety publishes an annual report to the campus to make public crime statistics, policies, and procedures for Berea College.  This Annual Security Report, required by the Jeane Clery Act, Minger Act, and the Student Right To Know Act is now available for review.  For a full, printable version of the ASR, you can click here: https://www.berea.edu/public-safety/annual-security-report-2019/

For a policy-by-policy version that is easier to read and browse, please visit Public Safety’s website here: https://www.berea.edu/public-safety/annual-security-report-2019/


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