Bachelorâs degree and 3 years of related experience
Bachelorâs degree in related field Supervisory experience Experience developing standard operating procedures and safety standards for related equipment Experience providing customer service and support to students, faculty, and staff Experience operating, maintaining, and managing related equipment and control systems
Are you an experienced, hands-on shop professional who wants to help students create, make, and innovate?Â The Student Innovation Center is seeking qualified candidates for a Shop Supervisor who will provide leadership, supervision, customer service, and technical support in the following areas:
1st floor â Fabrication and assembly facilities in wood and metal working, including equipment such as jointers, planers, band saws, table saws, sanders, mills, drill presses, cutters, grinders, welders, lathes, etc. and ancillary facilities, including the paint and finishing shop, collaboration corner, supply depot, and outdoor maker space.
2nd floor â Fabrication and assembly facilities in electronics, textiles, and 3D printing, including equipment such as soldering stations, power supplies, function generators, oscilloscopes, 3D printers, laser cutters, stitching machines, embroidery machines, looms, CNC knitting machines, etc. and ancillary facilities, including the digital modeling and visualization lab and outdoor special projects area.
Lower level â Fabrication and assembly facilities in metal working, primarily supporting student organizations and clubs, including equipment such as mills, drill presses, band saws, welders, grinders, lathes, etc. and ancillary facilities, including dynamometer testing, lunar testing, composites fabrication, and special projects area.Â The lower level is a shared responsibility between shop supervisors.
The Shop Supervisor will have the opportunity to create engaging, welcoming workspaces and ensure safe, hands-on experiences. The person in this role will oversee shops, resources, and services in assigned areas, including training students and maintaining records; managing and scheduling supplies, services, and equipment; operating, maintaining, repairing, and servicing tools and equipment; creating and implementing operational and safety procedures and standards; developing and delivering workshops and trainings; providing customer service; and managing student support personnel.Â This position also provides support to other shop supervisors as well as building support when needed.
The successful candidate is a self-starter, exhibits attention to detail, and has excellent project management, problem solving, safety, and communication skills.Â The successful candidate also has the knowledge, skills, and abilities to be the subject matter expert and operate all equipment in assigned areas.
The Student Innovation Center is the nexus on campus that inspires students, faculty, and staff to innovate through experimentation, interdisciplinary collaboration, and the free exchange of ideas in an inclusive environment.Â The center is a resource serving the entire university community with unique facilities and workspaces to foster innovation across all aspects of Iowa Stateâs land-grant mission. Â It provides a welcoming and vibrant environment where all university stakeholders can find resources to foster new ideas, creativity, experimentation, evaluation, and entrepreneurship, especially at the intersection of traditional disciplines.
Additional information:Â Regular work hours are 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.Â The other 20 hours are flexible throughout the week, depending upon shop needs.Â This position will provide coverage when the other shop supervisors take leave.
Level Guidelines â¢ Intermediate-level position with solid professional and/or technical skills working under general supervision to achieve goals â¢ Applies broad, working knowledge of the principles of the field to moderately complex, difficult, and varied problems and issues â¢ Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action and resolve problems â¢ Responds to a broad range of inquiries and requests â¢ May provide training and/or direction to lower-level staff â¢ May lead projects of moderate scope and complexity â¢ Provides guidance to students
This position is open until filled.
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
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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