Bachelorâs degree and 2 years of related experience
Strong Supervisory and hands-on training experience Experience developing, implementing, and enforcing safety standards and standard operating procedures for equipment Experience providing customer service and support to students, faculty, and staff Experience with equipment setup, programming, operating, troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair
Are you an experienced, hands-on professional who wants to help students create, make, and innovate?Â The Student Innovation Center is seeking two Shop Supervisors who will provide supervision, coordination, customer service, and equipment management of the Center for one of the following areas:
Lower-Level Makerspaces and assembly facilities in metal working, composites fabrication, dynamometer testing, and lunar testing, primarily supporting student organizations and clubs. These makerspaces include equipment such as a dynamometer, composites freezer and oven, CNC lathes, CNC mills, drill presses, band saws, welders, grinders, presses, etc.
First Floor Makerspaces and assembly facilities in metal working, wood working, paint and finishing. These makerspaces include equipment such as a paint booth, dust collection system, jointers, planers, band saws, table saws, sanders, drill presses, cutters, grinders, welders, lathes, CNC lathes, CNC mills, etc.
Second Floor Makerspaces and assembly facilities in electronics, textiles, and 3D printing. These makerspaces include equipment such as soldering stations, power supplies, function generators, oscilloscopes, 3D printers, laser cutters, stitching machines, embroidery machines, looms, CNC knitting machines, etc.
The Shop Supervisor will have the opportunity to create engaging, welcoming workspaces and ensure safe, hands-on experiences. The person in this role will coordinate and supervise makerspace operations, resources, and services, including training students and maintaining records; scheduling supplies, services, and equipment; operating, maintaining, repairing, and servicing equipment and tools; creating and implementing operational and safety procedures and standards; developing and delivering hands-on trainings and experiences; providing customer service; and supervising makerspace users and student employees.
The successful candidate is a self-starter who exercises tact and diplomacy, has a strong focus on safety, has demonstrated skills in building and maintaining relationships, exhibits attention to detail, and has excellent leadership, supervisory, and communication skills. The successful candidate also has the knowledge, skills, and abilities to operate and become a subject matter expert on all equipment in the makerspaces. All staff members are expected to interact professionally and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethics.
Additional information:Â This position works four 10-hour days. The work schedule for this position is Wednesday through Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. with 30-minute breaks at noon and 5:30 p.m.
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
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period
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Why Choose ISU? Iowa State University is committed to fostering a workplace of belonging, where diversity is celebrated and equity is a core value. Our Iowa State Employees enjoy comprehensive health and work life benefits, including medical and dental; as well as: â¢ Retirement benefits including defined benefit and defined contribution plans â¢ Generous vacation, holiday and sick time and leave plans â¢ Onsite childcare (Ames, Iowa) â¢ Life insurance and long-term disability â¢ Flexible Spending Accounts â¢ Various voluntary benefits and discounts â¢ Employee Assistance Program â¢ Wellbeing program â¢ This job may also be eligible for flexible work schedules and flexible workplace options that may include flexible working hours and a hybrid working environment.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
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.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.