Makerspace Student Foreman

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 12, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time

Posting Details

Job Code/Title 82752 - H - Labs/Research Assistant 2 Position Number HU1532 Working Title Makerspace Student Foreman Department Mechanical And Nuclear Engineering Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range $9.50 -$12.50 Campus Monroe Park Campus Position Type Hourly Hours/Week up to 29 hrs/wk Normal work days Monday-Friday; varies by need Normal work hours 8:00am - 5:00pm;varies by need Job Category Research Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical No Description of the Job
A Maker Space Student Foreman position is available at Virginia
Commonwealth University ( VCU ) within Maker Spaces associate with the
College of Engineering. The student worker will assist with instructional
setup/preparation associated with various seminars/courses, maker space
upkeep, ordering and inventory, waste and safety records, routine
equipment maintenance, and maintaining student/faculty work orders
associated with the Maker Spaces. Essential responsibilities include:

• Assist with daily preparation of maker space activities
• Maintain and Monitor inventory of equipment and supplies in coordination with Lab Engineer overseeing facility.
• Assist with the installation, maintenance, and repair of maker space equipment
• Maintain effective communication with Director of Maker Spaces and Lab Engineer
• Provide onsite support under supervision of the Lab Engineer
• Candidates will have teaching assistance responsibilities
• Verify users of the maker spaces have the appropriate general and/or safety training prior to using equipment
• Will work closely with Maker Space staff to ensure compliance while maintaining safety protocols Required Qualifications
• Candidate must be mechanically inclined and willing to learn
• Previous machining experience or completion of the College of Engineering Innovation Shop Training is Desirable
• The College of Engineering supports a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment. The candidate will demonstrate experience that shows their commitment to fostering such an environment
• Experience with hand and power tools
• Excellent Record Keeping
• Knowledge of CAD, CAM, and/or Programming
• Ability to operate with comfort in a maker space environment equipped with industrial equipment
• The desire to be a student leader in the maker space, helping others who are less experienced, and ensuring the highest levels of maker space safety are maintained
• The ability and willingness to work through problems logically and apply innovative solutions
• Demonstrated ability to work in multidisciplinary teams, displaying excellent interpersonal skills
• Maintain customer focus, motivate self, and demonstrate a high degree of professionalism Preferred Qualifications
• Machine Shop Experience
• Experience in SolidWorks Job Open Date 07/12/2021 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information Quick Link Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current VCU student?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please list your experience working in or using tools within a machine shop environment:
    • None
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 year - less than 3 years
    • 3 or more years
  3. * Please list your experience working with power tools:
    • None
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 - 3 years
    • 3 or more years
  4. * Please list your mechanical skills experience
    • None
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 year-less than 3 years
    • 3 or more years
  5. * Please list your CAD Experience
    • None
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 year- less than 3 years
    • 3 or more years
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Other Document

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