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Academic Technician - Industrial Design

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Position Details

Classification Information

Classification Title Academic Technician

Position Information

Position Title Academic Technician - Industrial Design
Position Number 0177
Department Industrial Design
Job Description Summary

Academic Technicians supports students and faculty (in the Industrial Design Program) with technical advice and instruction in fabricating models in wood, metal and plastic. Technicians oversee everyday operation of the Industrial Design model shops and provide all necessary, day, evening and weekend operations. Technicians are the safety resource and contact point in each lab and studio area. Handles all basic safety communication, duties and responsibilities in the labs and studios. Includes small chemical or hazardous substance spills. Monitoring P.P.E’s for use by students and safety equipment affixed in the shops. Reports repairs needed to supervisor who expedites these when needed thru the Physical Plant work order system. Safety issues will be reported to the supervisor and/or the COF safety officer.

Bachelor’s degree preferred however, candidates with extensive professional experience (10 years) in product development and model making will be considered.

Minimum Education Required Bachelor's degree
Preferred Education Bachelor's degree
Minimum Work Experience Required 3 - 5 years
Preferred Work Experience 3 - 5 years
Minimum Knowledge Required Working knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures and ability to apply in varied situations. Uses instructions and guidelines to perform the job safety function. Periodic training will be required.
Preferred Knowledge Comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts and practices and ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications

knowledge of woodworking, machining metal, SolidWorks, CNC machining and 3D printing.

Advertised Preferred Qualifications

Experience in professional product development or model making.

Salary Range

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S00352
Job Category Technician

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Colleges of the Fenway site
    • Wentworth site
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed.
    • NE HERC
    • El Mundo
    • Sampan
    • Bay State Banner
    • Colors Magazine
    • AcademicKeys
    • Referral
    • Other
  2. * Do you now or will you in the future require sponsorship to work in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents