Academic/Faculty, Arts/Humanities, Education, Other - Academic/Faculty
Employment Status: Part-time, Hourly, temporary appointment, up to a one-year appointment.
Work Schedule: To be determined (up to 20 hours per week).
The Department of Art at California State University San Bernardino (CSUSB) is searching for a part-time (20 hours per week) Instructional Support Assistant to work alongside faculty and other staff members in support of student learning in the specialist area of digital electronic fabrication technologies (DEFT).
The Department of Art teaches students in the areas of Studio Arts, Design, Art History, and Visual Studies. Within this, students work in painting, printmaking, drawing, photography, ceramics, glass-making, sculpture, wood & furniture design, product design, graphic design for print, web-design, UX/UI design, motion graphics, and video making.
Students in almost all of these classes make use of the growing number of digital electronic fabrications technologies in the workshops and studios in the VA Building. These include: four 3D Printers (plastics extrusion), two 3D Printers (ceramic extrusion), three 3D Scanners (desktop & handheld), Photogrammetry cameras & software, an industrial scale CNC Router (digitally controlled 4ft x 8ft x 9 inch cutting, scoring, routing & sculpting bed), two industrial-grade Universal Lasers (cutting, scoring, etching – rotational & flatbed 2ft x 1ft), professional grade Roland Printer/Plotter (2D digital printer & cutter – paper, card, vinyl), a digital laminator 2D, three large-scale 2D digital printers, four medium-scale 2D digital printers, and the Virtual Reality Ceramics suite.
The part-time Instructional Support Assistant will work under the direction of the Department Chair and provide support to the current, full-time technician. Responsibilities include:
Train faculty, staff, and students on all DEFT (Digital Electronic Fabrication Technologies) tools, equipment & machinery.
Monitor student use of all DEFT tools, equipment & machinery.
Maintain functioning of all DEFT tools, equipment & machinery.
Maintain all safety guidelines and practices for all DEFT tools, equipment & machinery.
Maintain and prepare purchase orders for parts and material supplies for all DEFT tools, equipment & machinery.
Planning and coordinating production with existing manual and mechanical workshop tools, equipment & machinery.
Planning, coordinating and helping to maintain materials collection in the VRC (samples of materials to be used in DEFT equipment & machinery, plus examples of materials' performance in DEFT equipment & machinery).
Other duties include providing support to the Senior Technician in other workshops in the VA Building, as needed.
Regular reporting to the Senior Technician and the Chair of Department.
Equivalent to six months of experience performing support services for an instructional program and involving such activities as preparing, producing, dispensing or storing materials, supplies, and equipment. Or, equivalent to one year of experience in ordering, purchasing, accounting or in office work related to technical materials, supplies or equipment or in an office which provided similar services to a technical function or unit.
Knowledge of procedures and practices related to providing support services.
Knowledge of procedures and practices related to ordering, issue, and inventory.
Ability to learn quickly the names, uses, and care of common types of materials, supplies, and equipment used in the instructional program to which assigned.
Ability to inspect materials, supplies, and equipment to determine their suitability for various uses.
Ability to prepare and follow schedules for providing service.
Ability to count and perform simple arithmetic calculations.
Ability to read and write at a level suitable for performance on the job.
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.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.