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Posted On January 14, 2020
The Cleveland Institute of Art’s Fabrication Studios is seeking a full-time/academic year Technical Specialist.
The Fabrication Studios Technical Specialist (TS) reports to the Director of Fabrication Studios.
This is one of five TS positions in the department of Fabrication Studios.
The Fabrication Studios consist of a wood shop, metal shop, plastic shop, machine shop, plaster stone room, oil clay room, spray paint booth, and spray mount room. These spaces serve students from all the departments and disciplines of the Institution.
The Fabrication Studios Technical Specialist is expected to facilitate and promote a safe, productive, and accessible experience for the CIA community. Including but not limited to; students, faculty, staff, instructors, visiting artists, and other guests.
Fabrication Studios Technical Specialist Responsibilities:
• Four-year college degree in art, design, applied arts, or craft discipline
4+ years of equivalent applied experience in an art, design, applied arts, craft, or fabrication related field
• Strong communication skills; verbal, email, phone
• Competency in multiple of the following;
• Woodworking, Metal Fabrication, Plastic Fabrication, Prototyping, Mold Making, Casting, Model Making, Welding, Machining, CNC Operation, Finishing, Welding
• Competency in Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, PowerPoint
• Ability to work as part of a small team
• Reliability and dependability
• Creative problem solving – Especially related to design and fabrication processes.
• Calm and patient demeanor
• Capacity to multi-task
The position will be assigned to work 35 hours per week for 35 weeks per academic year.
Fabrication Studios Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday: 8 am – 11 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 8 pm
Sunday: 12pm – 10 pm
Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until position is filled.
Interested candidates should submit letter of interest summarizing qualifications, resume, and contact information for three professional references:
Cleveland Institute of Art
11610 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106
Job Code: FS20
No phone calls please
The Cleveland Institute of Art is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment, and to the principles that promote inclusion.
As part of the Cleveland Institute of Art's commitment to the diversity of its workforce, applicants are requested to self-identify race/ethnicity. Providing this information is strictly voluntary and any information disclosed will not be used in the hiring process.
The Cleveland Institute of Art is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, committed to building and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment, and to the principles that promote inclusion.
It is the policy of the Cleveland Institute of Art not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation or gender identification, age, or disabilities, in employment practices, educational opportunities, admission, scholarship and loan programs, and other college-administered programs and activities.