Financial Aid

Makerspace Consortium

Location

Wold 026

Supervisor's Name

Cole Belmont, Makerspace Director

Please indicate hours/shifts available

7 days a week, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Weekdays preferable

Rate of Pay

$9.70/hr

Purpose/Role of the Position(s) within the Department

The Maker Web is a group of six Makerspaces (fabrication and tinkering labs) spread across campus, dedicated to supporting maker activities and hands on learning in all disciplines. These co-working spaces host students and faculty who wish to make things utilizing our resources which include a variety of digital fabrication tools including 3D printers, 3D scanners, a laser cutter, and a CNC router. We also host many analog and electrical hand tools including industrial machining equipment, light wood working tools, soldering kits, Arduino kits, sewing machines, and basic tool kits. It is the student employees, members of the Maker Corp, who operate the equipment, train others to use the tools and manage the day to day activity of the Labs with oversight from the Makerspace Director, Cole Belmont.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operating equipment including 3D printers, laser cutters and CNC milling machines for students and faculty
  • Maintaining records and documentation of 3D print submissions and completions
  • Organizing and cleaning the labs and lab equipment as required
  • Teaching students and faculty about the resources and tools in the Maker Web
  • Assisting students and faculty with files and projects as necessary to enable production

Qualifications for the Position

  • An interest in crafting and making digital and analog fabrication methods
  • Detail oriented with a willingness to learn and a sense of humor
  • Punctual and dependable with some flexibility to schedule to provide necessary coverage
  • Professional demeanor and strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience with 3D CAD software is a plus but not necessary