The Design School at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is seeking a Shop Superintendent to instruct and supervise faculty and students in the use of the Instructional/Fabrication Facility, demonstrate use of equipment, materials, and processes, provide technical advice for full scale constructions including safe methods for fabrication processes techniques. The successful candidate is expected to possess knowledge and skills in wood, plastic, and metal fabrication both in model scale and full-scale construction.
Essential DutiesInstructs and supervises faculty and students in the use of the Instructional/Fabrication Facility. Certifies individuals for use of the facility.
Demonstrates use of equipment, materials and processes.
Provides support for curricular and research projects. Coordinates construction of prototypes and full scale working models of projects.
Provides technical advice for full scale construction including safe methods for fabrication processes techniques.
Demonstrates formidable knowledge and skills in wood, plastic, and metal fabrication (both in model scale and full-scale construction):
Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Business Administration, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical or Structural Engineering, Construction Management, Management or related field AND five years construction or maintenance experience which includes one year supervisory experience; OR, Nine years construction/maintenance experience which includes one year supervisory experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Working EnvironmentThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use a computer, traditional shop tools, and technology-based machines. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, push, pull and lift a minimum of 30 pounds. The employee is required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and loud noise levels.
The Herberger Institute comprises the Schools of
Art; Arts, Media and Engineering School; New American Film School;
Music, Dance and Theatre School; The Design School; and the ASU Art
Museum. With 130 degree and certificate options, and programs
ranked top 20 in art, design, music, theatre, digital culture,
film, dance and more, plus a top university art museum, a leading
immersive media facility, and national and international
partnerships, the Herberger Institute is a powerhouse of art,
culture and design.
The vision of the Herberger Institute is to advance the New American University by embedding designers, artists and arts-based inquiry at its core and throughout the communities it serves locally, nationally and internationally. With over 5,399 students, over 500 faculty members, and 130 program options, the Herberger Institute is committed to redefining the 21st-century design and arts school.
As part of Arizona State University, the most innovative university in the nation, the Herberger Institute seeks to drive and scale new ways for arts and design to have impact in our world. We invite you to join our work.
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Background Check Statement
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Instructions to ApplyApplication deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
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Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.
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