Model Shop Assistant - Temporary
Status: Part Time - Temporary
This position serves as an instructional resource for the School of Architecture and will assist with the oversight, coordination and training of students in the craft of model making. The individual will supervise and instruct safety procedures, as well as train and supervise student assistants in the use and operation of the Model Shop. The individual will train Faculty and Staff in the safe and proper use of machinery and equipment. The individual will coordinate with the Model Shop Manager to manage the inventory and assist in ordering materials. This position must coordinate with the Model Shop Manager on the administration of long-range plans for the shop and will assist in building and assembly of workstations, studio equipment and miscellaneous furniture for the school. The candidate will also conduct tours of the model shop for prospective and first year students.
This position reports to the Manager of the Model Shop and the Associate Dean of the School of Architecture Facilities.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:· Knowledge principles and practices of the operation of wood-cutting machinery· Knowledge principles and practices of the operation of CNC milling· Ability to provide effective assistance in the conduct of laboratory projects as needed· Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions· Ability to communicate effectively and provide excellent customer service
Experience and Education:
Two years’ experience in a related field, High school diploma or equivalent
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