Assistant Studio Technician California College of the Arts
The Assistant Studio Technician will work as part of the SF studio staff to manage the making facilities within CCA's San Francisco Campus. Studios include the wood/furniture studio, model making studio, laser/RP studios, welding studio, soft goods lab, and all supportive facilities such as the spray booth, plaster room, etc. The assistant studio technician will help oversee all shop actives to ensure safe operations, and guide students in making related skills and techniques. Duties include but not limited to: maintain, repair and operate shop equipment as needed, oversee safety of students and all users within the studios, aid in management of material inventory and supplies. The assistant studio technician will foster a positive learning environment, through patience, excellent communication skills and expertise in making techniques.
2+ years' experience working in making related facilities.
2+ years' experience with studio tools such as but not limited to: table saw, band saw, sanding machines, routers, hand tools, welding tools, sewing machines, etc.
2+ years' experience in making and fabrication including but not limited to: wood working, model making, casting, construction techniques.
2+ years' experience with materials: resins, foams, metals, woods, fabrics, etc.
1+ years working in a university level academic making studio or similar.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Flexibility in shifts and hours as needed.
Excellent attention to details.
Ability to lift 50+ pounds.
HOURS/DAYS: This is a temporary, part time non-exempt position.Employment period is during the Fall academic semester only, ending in December 2018. Pay is determinate upon qualifications and experience. Weekly work hours vary as required by the SF studio's needs, but will not exceed more than 20 hours per week. Available shifts include nights and weekends.
Location San Francisco
Application Instructions Applicants are required to attach a cover letter and resume. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Recommended document file formats are Word or PDF. If there are multiple attachments, we recommend compressing/zipping your files into a zip format file. There is also a place in the application for you to provide a link to large documents. Please submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions.
Application Deadline For staff positions, screening begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.
EEO Statement As an educational and cultural institution, California College of the Arts has a responsibility to provide access and opportunities for all people, with special attention to supporting groups historically underrepresented in higher education.
We believe that a culturally diverse campus is integral to academic excellence, and our student, faculty, staff, and trustee bodies should reflect the diverse world in which we live, with attention to race, ethnicity, religious creed, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and ability.
California College of the Arts is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from individuals who will contribute to its diversity.
Founded in 1907, California College of the Arts (CCA) is an independent art college with 21 undergraduate programs in architecture, design, fine arts, visual studies, and writing. The college also has graduate programs in architecture, comics, curatorial practice, design, design strategy, film, fine arts, visual and critical studies, and writing. Through these programs, the college has created a dynamic and interdisciplinary environment. Diverse cultural perspectives enrich the CCA community and the college believes that continuing to expand the horizons of the students and faculty is essential to achieving its educational objectives. With campuses in Oakland and San Francisco, CCA currently enrolls 1,950 full-time students.