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Instructional Support Technician I

Job No: 517302
Work Type:
Locations: San Diego
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Probationary, Part Time, Education Support Professionals


Position Summary

The School of Art and Design in the College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts is a creative learning community in which students develop their practice as artists, designers, and art historians who work in and across media while enhancing their visual, material, and conceptual thinking. Located on the Pacific Rim and at the border with Mexico, the School is dedicated to the integration of art, design, and community building in alignment with the school's commitments to social / environmental justice and innovative entrepreneurship. Through both discipline-specific and multidisciplinary approaches to teaching and learning, we support students to innovate solutions, express ideas, imagine possibilities, and interpret the world through historical, cultural, and global contexts.

The School of Art and Design believes representation matters. Through our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Program, led by a collaborative team of students, faculty, and staff, we endeavor to create a safe, inclusive, and diverse academic and creative environment where students of all cultures, races, genders, religions, and sexual orientations can learn and create. We work to promote diverse communities and new cultural experiences that inspire students to break down barriers and transform lives, and with our guidance and support, help them navigate academic, personal, and professional success to emerge as dynamic artists and designers of tomorrow.

In addition to fifteen tenured/tenure track faculty members, the school employs approximately 54 lecturers and graduate teaching associates to serve approximately 900 majors and 20 graduate students. The Director leads the school with the support of seven full-time staff positions and one part-time Instructional Support Technician position. The full-time positions include two Equipment Technicians, one Administrative Analyst/Specialist, three Administrative Support Coordinator II positions, and one Information Technology Consultant.

Under the general supervision of the School Director, the Instructional Support Technician (IST) will provide instructional support for all shops/labs in the School of Art and Design's Applied Design program, including Ceramics, Furniture Design and Woodworking, and Jewelry and Metals. The IST will work to ensure that each Applied Design shop/lab has the necessary materials and supplies for instruction and will maintain inventory by ordering, picking up, and stocking materials, supplies, and equipment parts. In addition, the IST will be an expert on the proper functioning of all machinery and will perform preventive maintenance routinely and basic repairs as needed. The IST also will be highly knowledgeable and skilled with regard to the safety protocols of all machinery in the shops/labs and will train undergraduate and graduate students on the safe use of all equipment and supervise students during open shop/lab hours.

For more information regarding the School of Art and Design , click here.

This is a part-time (80%), probationary position. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday-Thursday 8:30am-5:00 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

This position is physically located at the SDSU Main Campus in San Diego.

Education and Experience

Equivalent to two years of experience providing instructional support services for a unit or discipline, acting as a student assistant, or in producing materials or supplies related to the discipline. Or equivalent to two years of college with 16 semester units in courses involving extensive use of materials, supplies, or equipment and in a discipline related to the area to which assigned may be substituted for one year of the required experience. Or equivalent to four years of college with 16 semester units in courses involving extensive use of materials, supplies, or equipment and in a related discipline may be substituted for the experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Applied Arts and Sciences.

Specialized Skills

  • Experience working with machinery and equipment in shops/labs for Ceramics, Furniture & Woodworking, and Jewelry and Metalsmithing

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $2,938 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $2,852-$4,949 per month.

SDSU Vaccine Policy

In accordance with the California State University systemwide policy, students, faculty, and staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a valid medical or religious exemption in order to access campus. Individuals are considered fully vaccinated for five months after their final dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine or for two months after receiving the only dose of a single-dose vaccine. Afterward a COVID-19 booster is required to continue to be considered fully vaccinated.

The individual hired into this role will be required to submit their completed vaccination documentation to the university's secure online health portal prior to beginning work. Individuals with an approved medical or religious exemption on file with the university will be required to participate in SDSU's COVID-19 testing program.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on August 23, 2022. To receive full consideration, apply by August 22, 2022. The position will remain open until filled.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Taylor Jaress at [email protected].



Advertised: Aug 12, 2022 (4:30 PM)
Applications Close: Open until filled

To apply, visit https://careers.sdsu.edu/en-us/job/517302/instructional-support-technician-i







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Since it was founded in 1897, San Diego State University has grown to offer bachelor's degrees in 89 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 21 areas. SDSU's approximately 32,000 students participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an increasing international emphasis that prepares them for a global future.

SDSU's annual economic impact to the state of California is $6.5 billion, according to an impact report done by the California State University in 2010.

Of SDSU's 280,000-plus alumni, approximately 60 percent live in San Diego. They comprise more than half the region's engineers, teachers, entrepreneurs and the local workforce for a host of other industries.

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Research: Since 2000, SDSU faculty and staff have attracted more than $1.7 billion in grants and contracts for research and programs ranging from cardiovascular disease to marine biology.

Diversity: SDSU ranks No. 19 in the nation for racial diversity and among the top universities for economic diversity. SDSU was ranked No. 11 in the nation and No. 4 in California for bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics by Hispanic Outlook for Higher Education

International Study: SDSU offers 350 international education programs in 50 countries. Nearly 12,000 students have studied abroad in the past 12 years.

Community Service: SDSU is a recognized leader in innovative efforts to improve urban K-12 education. The City Heights Educational Collaborative and Compact for Success both positively impact the academic achievement of elementary, middle and high school students in the local area.

Sustainability: Sustainability is an every-day part of the university culture at San Diego State University. Students, faculty and staff all participate in a myriad of ways, from festivals, to research to academic programs. In spring 2014, SDSU opens its first LEED Platinum Certified building — the 206,000 square-foot Aztec Student Union.

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619-594-5200
Location
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego
CA
92182
United States

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