University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
Position Information Position Information Working Title Architecture Shop Manager (Temporary) Department College of Architecture-0896 Requisition Number S_180401 Posting Open Date 05\/16\/2018 Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date) 06\/01\/2018 Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Description of Work The College of Architecture Shop Manager will manage the shop facilities as an environment for learning (students in the College\u2019s programs should have theoretical and hands-on experience that focus on making); provide instruction and mentorship to undergraduate and graduate students (usually in collaboration with faculty from various disciplines); secure new technologies for the education of our students; and, oversee and monitor material fabrication in the Architecture Shop and Media Center. Depending on the discipline and the scale, the making could include furniture design, model making, product design, and prefabricated design build components [for the construction of small buildings]. Safety and operational training for students and faculty on equipment in the following fields: large format printing, 3D printing, laser cutting, woodworking, rapid prototyping, metals, and welding. Additional duties for this position will be course instruction (mini-courses or lecture); evaluation and updating of training materials and safety procedures; maintenance of the equipment; construct and build organizational tools for the shop; and, inventory supplies and materials. The professional and intellectual knowledge of design, computer applications, and making require this position to be a unique blend of one able to teach the design aspects of our professions but also have knowledge of new technologies to ensure the knowledge of making. The instructional work for this position will include extensive interaction and evaluation of all tools and building materials requiring an individual who can synthesize theory, testing and praxis. The person in this position should have craftsperson-like ideals, be knowledgeable in traditional tools, and more importantly be proficient in various three-dimensional devices. Some evening and weekend hours may be required. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees\u2019 differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO\/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and\/or political affiliation. See: http:\/\/www.unl.edu\/equity\/notice-nondiscrimination. Minimum Required Qualifications Bachelor\u2019s degree in fine arts, industrial design, architecture, engineering or related field plus 2 years of experience in general equipment maintenance and the ability to train others to use equipment required. Must have instructional experience in one of the design disciplines and 2 years of experience working in a setting that involved safety, training and teaching (i.e. design studio, shop settings in education). Experience in and ability to teach, mentor and communicate (orally and in writing) with college-level students on tools, equipment and safety protocol necessary. Ability to read, comprehend and apply relevant OSHA safety protocols essential. Interest in researching and learning new technologies required. Must have ability to speak and write fluently in English and to perform simple mathematical calculations. Must be self-motivated, detail-oriented and have the ability to work independently and as an effective part of a team. Experience in fine craftsmanship and ability to attend to details.
University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
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The University of Nebraska–Lincoln, chartered in 1869, is an educational institution of international stature. Nebraska, a member of the Big Ten Conference and the Big Ten Academic Alliance, is classified within the Carnegie “Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity” category. Nebraska is also a land-grant university and a member of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The University of Nebraska was founded on February 15, 1869.