Makerspace and Instructional Support Technician California State University Maritime Academy
Job Bulletin Number: 103202 Classification: Instructional Support Technician III Department: School of Engineering Full/Part-time: Full-time Employment Type: Probationary/Permanent Bargaining Unit: CSUEU, Unit 9 Pay Plan: 12 month Salary Range: $4,107 - $7,430 per month. Hiring salary anticipated to be $4,833 - $5,417 per month commensurate with experience. Benefits: Premium benefit package includes outstanding health, dental and vision plans; life and disability insurances; pension (CalPERS); tuition fee waiver; and 14 paid holidays per year. See our benefits website for additional information. Pre-Employment Conditions: Background Closing Date: Open until filled. A review of applications will begin Wednesday, August 7 and the review period may end any time thereafter.
ABOUT THE CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY MARITIME ACADEMY: Established in 1929, California State University Maritime Academy, a campus of the California State University, is the only degree-granting maritime academy on the West Coast. Located on a scenic waterfront site in Vallejo, the campus serves a student population of approximately 1100 undergraduates and 50 graduate students. The campus currently offers undergraduate degrees in Mechanical Engineering, Facilities Engineering Technology, Marine Engineering Technology, Marine Transportation, Global and Maritime Studies, and Business Administration. A master's degree in Transportation and Engineering Management is offered as well as a number of extended learning programs and courses.
Position Summary: Under supervision of the Dean, School of Engineering, the incumbent performs comprehensive instructional support services for the School of Engineering laboratories and the Makerspace. In collaboration with faculty and staff, the Instructional Support Technician coordinates and supervises the training and mentoring of faculty, staff and student users in the Makerspace and the use of the equipment and materials. This incumbent participates in establishing and ensuring safety procedures and provides training and oversight of student assistants in the Makerspace and laboratory spaces.
Engineering laboratories - performs a wide variety of technical and instructional support. In coordination with the equipment staff technician, department chairs and faculty:
Collaborate with faculty in the development of teaching aids and safety standards for classroom delivery.
Purchase, store, and organize supplies for the engineering labs, including the fluids lab, electronics lab and controls lab.
Provide consultation to faculty on student capstone senior project realization.
Makerspace - performs a wide variety of technical equipment and instructional support.
Ensure that the Makerspace lab is clean and organized.
Repair, maintain, overhaul, assemble, install design, fabricate, modify and/or construct equipment used in the Makerspace.
Train and provide lead work direction to student workers
Assist users with projects
Manage space access and training. Develop schedules for training sessions and use of space.
Research resources for buying equipment and supplies. Place supply and equipment orders as budgeted, under the supervision of the Dean
Coordinates programming and workshops
Manage inventory of consumables and supplies and purchase supplies as approved.
Maintains records and prepares reports as requested.
Work with faculty to assist in the development of instructional materials.
Safety Coordination In coordination with Department Chairs, equipment technician and faculty:
Monitor Makerspace and class spaces to maintain a clean and safe working environment.
Assist in monitoring safe practices with regard to maintenance and operation of laboratory and Makerspace equipment.
Require all users of campus hand tools and machinery to have proper training and demonstrate competency before use.
Student Assistant Lead Direction In cooperation with Department Chairs, equipment technician and faculty:
Develop and maintain current job descriptions for student assistants.
Advertise student worker opportunities as approved by the Dean.
Train student assistants to set-up, use and store Makerspace manufacturing equipment.
Train and monitor student assistants on proper safety standards and proper use of personal safety equipment (PSE).
Develop schedules for student assistants that includes workdays, after hours and weekend assignments and participant contact information, including support to the other student laboratories as directed by the supervisor.
Track and maintain student assistant attendance and submit on a timely basis.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge of the principles and methods related to performing support services; knowledge of the principles, information, methods and techniques related to discipline to which assigned; knowledge of the materials and supplies related to the curriculum, their characteristics, and uses. Ability to plan, organize and schedule work; ability to operate and repair technical and scientific equipment; ability to coordinate support service to meet a comprehensive variety of needs; ability to develop off-campus resources related to the discipline for obtaining materials or equipment.
Equivalent to four years of experience providing instructional support services for a related unit or discipline, or in producing materials or supplies or repairing equipment in a discipline related to specialty area to which assigned.
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.
Equivalent to four years of college with 16 semester units in courses involving extensive use of materials, supplies, or equipment and in a discipline related to the specialty area to which assigned may be substituted for two years of the required experience.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent professional experience preferred
Basic fabrication, construction and electrical service abilities
Ability to use electronic testing equipment, hand and power tools.
Experience with 3D CAD design, designing and manufacturing electronic devices, carpentry, metalworking, sewing, print making, vacuum forming, sign making, and other basic fabrication skills
Experience using rapid prototyping equipment such as 3D printers, laser cutters, circuit board routers, waterjet machines, plasma cutters and vacuum forming machines.
PHYSICAL, MENTAL and ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
Up to 40% of the activities involve sitting, standing, squatting, kneeling or walking; involves lifting heavy weight objects limited to 50 pounds; may involve pushing and pulling objects within the weight limits.
On the job, the employee is exposed to excessive noise; marked changes in temperature and/or humidity; dust, fumes, gases, radiation, microwave (circle); is around moving machinery and drives motorized equipment.
BACKGROUND CHECK: A background check (including a criminal records check) must be satisfactorily completed 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.
DESIGNATED POSITION: This position is a designated position in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.
MANDATED REPORTER: 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 revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.
ELIGIBILITY TO WORK: Applicants must provide proof of U.S. citizenship or authorization to work in the United States within three days of the date of hire.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with a Disability
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Located in Vallejo, California, The California Maritime Academy (Cal Maritime) is a unique and specialized campus of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system. We are one of only seven degree-granting maritime academies in the United States ? and the only one on the West Coast.