Bachelorâs degree and 3 years of related experience
Bachelor's degree in engineering, industrial technology, teaching or related field, Experience conducting training in either a classroom or professional environment, Experience with manual and Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) milling, lathe work, welding, woodworking equipment, Understanding of design review within a productÂ development process, Working knowledge of Computer-aided design and drafting (SolidWorks preferred)
The Mechanical Engineering Department (ME) at Iowa State University is seeking applicants for a Teaching Laboratory Specialist II to provide guidance and oversight to the Boyd Lab fabrication facility. The Teaching Laboratory Specialist is responsible for departmental research and teaching laboratory operations including equipment maintenance, user training, safety inspections, and general operations.
These responsibilities include coordinating teaching lab schedules, designing and testing lab protocols, acquiring lab experiment materials, updating laboratory and safety manuals, verifying the accuracy and precision of instrumentation, and interacting with Facilities Planning and Management personnel and other technical service people. Additional responsibilities include providing training to faculty, staff, and students on proper safety procedures in labs and with lab equipment.
The successful candidate will have effective management and organizational skills, the ability to work well with a diverse population, and the ability to communicate effectively. All staff members are expected to interact collegially and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.
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12 Month Work Period
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Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
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