Model Shop Assistant - Temporary

Coral Gables, Florida
Jun 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Status: Part Time - Temporary

This position serves as an instructional resources 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 coordinate with the Model Shop Manager to manage the inventory and assist in ordering materials. 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 a plus

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 required.

NOTE: This is a part-time temporary position that requires 25-35 hours per week. Work Schedule is Monday through Friday, some weekends or nights may be required.

Apply online. Position #R100014476

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