Job Opp: Crafts Technician College for Creative Studies, Detroit

Crafts Technician
College for Creative Studies
 
Crafts Technician is responsible for maintaining all Crafts facilities; including Ceramics, Fibers, Glass, Art Furniture, and Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design. The Crafts Technician will cooperate with faculty, staff and administration in facility development and planning. Oversee Materials and equipment purchases. Establish a maintenance schedule for all Crafts capital equipment. Supervise work study students. Monitor charging and firing cycles in the glass studio. Monitor and operate kilns. Monitor computer and temperature controls in glass and ceramic studios. Ability to demonstrate and assist in the safe and proper use of equipment to students. Service the needs of the students regarding the use of the facilities. Perform additional duties as requested by Department Chair. Work with faculty, staff and administration in facility and project planning.

Must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students. Organized, self-motivated, and problem solving abilities are required. Undergraduate degree in Crafts or Industrial Arts preferred. Mechanical and fabrication skill desired. Ability to weld and an understanding of mechanical systems is a plus. Must be flexible to work days, evenings, and weekend hours as required.

Submit letter of interest and resume, including three letters of recommendation (employment and education if possible) to:

College for Creative Studies
Office of Human Resources
201 E. Kirby
Detroit, MI 48202-4034
hr@collegeforcreativestudies.edu

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