Salary The salary range for this classification is $3,748 to $5,905 per month. The targeted salary may be set as high as $4,287 per month based on experience.
Department School of Art
Position Description This position ensures operation of machinery, mechanical equipment and tools in the SoA Wood and Metals facilities, including the regular preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of shop-related tools, equipment and machinery. The qualified candidate will keep the shops and equipment available for everyday use by faculty and students. Includes management of inventory, purchase, and storage of instructional supplies and equipment, including proper storage and disposal of hazardous materials. Provides safe working environment for faculty, and students, in the Jewelry, Metals, and Wood labs, and classrooms within the School of Art (SoA).
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Welding, carpentry, and construction skills. Ability to develop and maintain safety guidelines within the facilities. Includes proper use and care or the equipment, lab safety and cleanup. Ability to research care of finely calibrated tools and equipment. Strong supervisory skills needed to take control of a dynamic shop area under the direction of the SoA faculty. Ability to take direction from faculty and work independently with little to no supervision. Efficient time management skills in order to support instructional needs and minimize downtime of equipment. Interest in developing new skills and techniques in highly creative, collaborative environment. Must be proactive self-starter, and work well as a collegial member of a team of other SoA technicians. Organized and detail oriented; able to compile records of inventory, maintenance, and repair for shop tools. Strong communication and problem solving skills. Ability to work with and support art students with non-traditional, exploratory goals, and techniques. Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and maintain a calm, productive workplace environment. Must be able to develop and maintain shop safety protocols and supervise shop for safe student and faculty access.
Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
Education and Experience Equivalent to three years of experience providing comprehensive support services for a technical shop, including repair and maintenance of machinery. Background in production of 3D work in metals, jewelry and wood in a creative educational setting highly desirable. Skilled maintenance and repair experience, plus thorough knowledge of use, repair and maintenance of a variety of large floor mounted shop power tools, and individual hand tools. Experience disassembling, inspecting, and performing operational tests of equipment and manufacturing repair parts as necessary. Flexibility in work schedule a plus.
Application Deadline July 2, 2016