STEAM Studio (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) is
a state-of-the-art fabrication/makerspace combining the curricular
forces of Engineering and Art. The facility is an 11,647 square
foot fabrication lab housed in a 100,000 square foot facility off
campus. STEAM was designed to nurture innovation in engineering and
art while promoting collaborations across these disciplines where
students will work side-by-side utilizing advanced woodworking
technologies, metal fabrication and computer-aided design. STEAM
Studio provides an environment where students develop and prototype
viable products, engage in creative exploration and design thinking
approaches while implementing class projects including the
Mechatronics senior design projects and Senior Exhibitions in Art
with all levels of Sculpture.
The Drama Department at UNC Asheville is a tight knit community
dedicated to producing theatre that benefits students, staff,
faculty and the community at large. The Scene Shop is located with
the Carol Belk Theatre and has 4000 square feet of construction
space with the main focus of wood construction for the stage.
The STEAM Studio & Performing Arts Technician is responsible
for developing and administering programs and procedures to support
and promote safety, equipment training, material literacy, and
training in manufacturing and scenic construction processes. This
role works directly with UNCA students, faculty, Staff, and some
engagement with K-12 students in afterschool and college
development programs, and community partners. The studio tech
engages these stakeholders through academic classes,
extra-curricular volunteer opportunities, and/or student
This position will spend approximately 60% of their time at STEAM
Studio and 40% of their time in the Drama department.
The employee in this position may have teaching or co-teaching
responsibilities of up to 3 classes per academic year.