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Matthew Runfola

Metal Casting/Foundry Instructor

The Chicago Industrial Arts & Design Center (CIADC) is hiring!

CIADC is a non-profit organization that provides education and working access to the Chicagoland public in 4 Departments: Metal Casting, Metalworking & Forging, CNC Fabrication, and Woodworking. We offer programming for Youth, grades 6-12, and Adults of all abilities and interests!

CIADC is looking for a Metal Casting/Foundry Instructor to join our Team.

The ideal candidate:

  • has teaching proficiency in pattern making and modeling
  • has teaching proficiency in green sand, resin-bonded sand, and lost-wax investment mold-making
  • has experience leading aluminum and bronze pours
  • has teaching proficiency in chasing, welding, and finishing of the cast object
  • feels confident with safety measures associated with the Foundry practice
  • has interest and experience in guiding Youth and Adults with functional, decorative, and sculptural cast objects
  • has the flexibility to teach select weekday daytime, weekday evenings, and weekends
  • is a great communicator
  • is responsible and professional

To be considered, please send a cover letter, resume, 3 professional references, and 3-5 images (or URL link) of your recent Cast Metal work.

The Chicago Industrial Arts & Design Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact Info:
Matthew Runfola
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Chicago / Rogers Park