Technical - Mechanical SRA University of California, Santa Cruz Art Department
JOB #: 1706971
PART TIME; PARTIAL YEAR CAREER Minimum Starting Salary: $21.06/hourly.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
The Art Department fabrication facilities include a wood machining shop, electronics lab, metal fabrication shop, foundry, print media studio, and a digital imaging lab. Together they provide art department students and faculty access to dedicated space and specialized equipment to enable them to develop robust skills within their chosen disciplines.
Under the direction of the Art Department Facilities and Operations Manager, the Technical/Mechanical SRA (Staff Research Associate) will work throughout the art department fabrication facilities and perform tasks such as student training and supervision, wood machining, prototype assembly work, 3D printing, vinyl cutting, model making, laser cutting, laser etching and supporting students, faculty and staff in all forms of fabrication.
This position has a strong focus on digital fabrication and the development of our Contemporary Print Media Research Center and 3D Art and Design digital prototyping studios.
Undergraduate degree in related field or equivalent education and/or experience
Experience operating and maintaining 3D printers, wood shop equipment and/or laser cutters
Demonstrated ability to provide shop demonstrations on equipment, technique, and safety procedures
Ability to interact and work effectively with a diverse group of people (faculty, staff, students, and the public)
Knowledge of health and safety issues in the visual arts
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 03-10-2017
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (http://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date. Computers are available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources office located at 1201 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz. For further information or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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