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This position would be responsible for supporting student work in the MakerSpace studio in Jubel Hall.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Support student work: Help students with projects. Provide scheduled instruction and informal help on an “as-needed” basis.
Maintaining facility: Identify and report any problems with equipment to MakerSpace Director or Associate Director. Perform minor repairs. Help keep track of supplies and tools.
Teaching and training: Help teach short courses and workshops.
Supervision and training: Help train and supervise student helpers.
Communications and public relations: Help with tours, open-houses, and other events.
Perform other duties as assigned.
BS in Mechanical Engineering or closely-related degree and 1 year of related experience.
Critical Skills and Expertise:
Knowledge and experience in engineering design and fabrication, including computer-aided design (CAD), 3D printing, machining, and hand tools.
Excellent communication skills, including the ability to work with undergraduates.
BS in Mechanical Engineering or closely related engineering degree.
Experience and/or certification in machine tool operation.
This position is part-time and works approximately 20 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Occasional lifting of raw materials (metal or plastic stock) or projects weighing 10-20 pounds. Some exposure to moderate noise produced by power tools. The MakerSpace will be open some evening hours, so the employee may need to supervise students during these times.
The hiring range for this position is $14.07 - $18.99 per hour.
This position is eligible for part-time benefits.� Please visit our website at hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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