Laboratory Manager, Fashion Design

Job description

Job Title Laboratory Manager, Fashion Design
Job ID 998167
Location Wolfson Campus
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular

Job Details

Job Family
STAFF - Support Non-Exempt (SNE)
$19.60 - $24.51
Fashion Institute
Reports To
Department Chairperson
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status

Job Summary

The Fashion Design Laboratory Manager is responsible for the operations, maintenance, security and improvement of the Fashion Design Lab. The position assists in maintaining an inventory of equipment and supplies, other requested records, and provides instructional assistance to students and faculty.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Orders materials and supplies necessary to support the Fashion Design lab
  • Services and maintains workroom for pattern making, garment construction and design room for drawing
  • Supervises part-time assistants including training, evaluating and scheduling
  • Interfaces with sales representatives, suppliers and other fashion industry professionals
  • Maintains budget reports for supplies with supervision of the chairperson and assures receipt of ordered supplies and equipment
  • Participates in departmental recruitment events and assists students when appropriate
  • Researches and makes recommendations with regards to fashion equipment
  • Establishes fashion lab guidelines
  • Installs new equipment and software
  • Maintains records of lab use by students and faculty members
  • Assures routine cleaning of physical space and equipment
  • Oversees and ensures safe and proper use of supplies and equipment
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution and three (3) years of related work experience with a minimum of two (2) years industry and/or teaching experience
  • All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated knowledge in application of industrial sewing machine and industrial overlocker
  • Working knowledge of threading, oiling and all maintenance and iron stations
  • Ability to organize, plan and explain technical and organizational concepts to part-time lab assistants and students
  • Extensive knowledge of computer systems
  • Ability to manage facilities, trouble shoot and repair equipment
  • Ability to establish and apply fashion lab guidelines and procedures
  • Possess excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Knowledge of inventory management
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with faculty, students, and staff





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Posted: 12/22/2018
Application Due: 2/20/2019
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