Shop Technician

As the foundation studies shop technician, you will model and promote professionalism and excellence in foundation studies while working with faculty, staff, and administration to ensure buildings and display spaces are professionally represented and in outstanding condition. The shop technician oversees the duties of the student monitors, maintains inventory control and documentation, maintains and repairs equipment, organizes safety paperwork, and ensures that tools and equipment meet OSHA and EPA regulations.

The shop technician keeps studios clean primarily for the Design 102 classes, assesses departmental needs, and proposes facility improvements through equipment maintenance and new purchases. They will photograph and edit current student work for quarterly documentation and curate and prepare educational galleries. The technician must be comfortable coordinating with the faculty, staff, and students and is expected to participate in special events as needed. You supervise the student employment program by leading student workers in part-time management of the studio equipment and facilities during non-working hours and providing out-of-class support.

Minimum Qualifications:   
  • Knowledge of proper maintenance of studio materials, equipment, and inventory control
  • Experience with 3D tools and equipment with the ability to photograph and document student artwork
  • General knowledge of OSHA and EPA regulations
  • Experience maintaining an organized, clean, and safe working environment
  • Excellent organizational skills and Microsoft Office skills

Travel Required: Less than 10%

Work Hours: The university work week is Sunday through Saturday. Most offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. To accommodate business needs, employees may be assigned to other work days and/or hours, including weekends and evenings.  

ADA Tag: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements and minimum qualifications listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and/or meet the minimum qualifications.