The School of Art, Architecture + Design (SOAD) houses fourteen different areas in art, design, and merchandising. Our students are encouraged to learn collaboratively and across-disciplines, while immersing themselves in a particular area of study. Additionally, the school's positioning as part of the College of Arts and Sciences allows us to equip graduates with the insights and values of a classical liberal arts education.
Building on the outstanding reputation of our art, design, and merchandising faculty and programs, the school will continue to offer new and established degrees that teach students artistic and design expertise in a global context, coupled with instruction in merchandising and product development.
This position oversees the general operation of the SOAD Wood and Metal Shop, including safety, instruction, maintenance and repair for woodworking and metal-working equipment, all associated tools, and supervision of hourly student monitors. Provides technical assistance to students and faculty who use the facility in design and construction of art projects. Manages spending and inventory of expendable supplies. This position teaches a skills training course/workshop each semester.
REQUIRED: High school diploma or GED and five years of experience in woodworking and metalworking.
Broad based knowledge of wood and metal working techniques, materials, and equipment. Strong basic math and problem solving skills. Patient, flexible, and eager to share knowledge. Organized and efficient worker. Self-motivated and willing to learn new skills.
Bachelor's degree or MFA; two years of supervisory experience; knowledge of CAD/CAM, CNC fabrication, foundry, forge, and mold making.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Standing, bending, walking, lifting and carrying at least fifty pounds.
Salary Plan: PAO
Salary Grade: 2FC
Department: SCHOOL OF ART, ARCH + DESIGN (BL-SOAD-IUBLA)
Internal Number: 47422
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