The Technical Supervisor will supervise day-to-day operations, primarily for the BeAM Carmichael Residence Hall makerspace, serving as lead instructor and trainer of staff and other users including trainings, classes, and workshops. This position regularly and independently analyzes the needs of users, assists them in the design and the construction of class, research, entrepreneurial, and recreational projects, and holds safety as the highest priority in all Makerspace activities. The Technical Supervisor will also manage research and entrepreneurship enterprises, oversee student staff, assist in employee and resource management, advise in maintaining an appropriate level of supplies and consumables, and provide maintenance to equipment and facilities where needed. This position reports to the Director of Administrative Services for Carolina Housing and the Director of BeAM.
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalency and two years of experience related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills in both instructional and supervisory roles.
An ability to adapt easily and problem solve when necessary.
Prior working experience in a higher education setting
Ability to work effectively with diverse student populations
Technical abilities in sewing or textile arts, digital fabrication, or culinary arts.
Experience in supporting communities in academic research or entrepreneurship.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Carolina rates among the nation’s great institutions of higher education, set on an historic and beautiful campus that celebrates all four seasons. Carolina’s students, faculty and staff come here from around the world, bringing varied cultural, racial and ethnic heritages that help make UNC-Chapel Hill a thriving intellectual center. We’re repeatedly ranked the nation’s best value in higher education for students seeking to earn a college degree – the University has garnered the top spot each time since the ranking’s launch in 1998.Whether you’ve just started your career, are new to academia or are a seasoned professional with assorted campus experiences to draw on, we hope you will find a great place at Carolina.
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