The Digital Fabrication Lab (FabLab) provides access to various specialized equipment and services related to the field of Digital Fabrication. Patrons are primarily undergraduate and graduate students from the various CVAD departments and programs. The primary responsibilities of this position are: maintaining the physical space of the lab as well as all of the equipment housed in the lab and providing assistance and support to lab patrons (individuals or class groups). The position will assist faculty and students as they use the equipment to create works related to their academic programs. The position will also assist faculty when classes visit the lab.
Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
* Supervise, train and evaluate student staffing: Graduate Student Assistants (GSAs) and hourly employees.
* Maintain a schedule for staff in the lab to provide sufficient coverage at all times.
* Maintain a schedule for FabLab equipment availability online and schedule appointments.
* Maintain and document compliance with all environmental and safety regulations as required by Risk Management.
* Purchase supplies and tools for the FabLab operations and maintain purchasing records.
* Assist patrons directly on work they are completing in the FabLab.
* Troubleshoot equipment/hardware/software issues.
* Perform maintenance, repairs and updates on all equipment contained in the space and as well as the space itself.
* Assist other institutes and groups in CVAD with projects (ex. Onstead Institute, Texas Fashion Collection.
* Contribute to the social media efforts of the FabLab and the College.
* Other related duties will be assigned as needed.
This position will require some nights and weekends.
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.