Fab Lab Coordinator (Instructional Support Technician lll)

California State University, Bakersfield in California

Date Posted July 2, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

California State University, Bakersfield

(Instructional Support Technician lll)

Recruitment #: #1782
Full/Part-Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Bargaining Unit: R09
Salary and Benefits: $4,107 - $6,161 per month Non-Exempt
Department: School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, & Engineering (NSME)
Available: Immediately
Posted: June 26, 2014
Closing Date: For priority consideration, application materials must be received by July 11, 2014, however, the position will remain open until filled.

Positions are open to all interested applicants, both on and off campus, unless this is an on-campus only recruitment.

This position requires (including those on campus) submission of:

This position requires (including those on campus) submission of:
• A standard CSU, Bakersfield job application (download at:
• Names of three professional references
• Copy of degree/transcripts/typing certificate, if required
• Brief description of how you are qualified for this position by virtue of your interest, aptitude, education and experience required.

A Fab Lab is an advanced digital fabrication suite of computer-controlled manufacturing machines, paired with components and tools for circuit design and micro-controller programming for electronics applications. Fab Labs began as the educational outreach component of MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms, and research into digital fabrication, and are quickly becoming tools to advance and teach complex STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) curricula to students around the world. The Fab Foundation has established over 250 Fab Labs around the world, and CSUB has been chosen as the host of the next Fab Lab.

The successful candidate will run the Fab Lab on a day-to-day basis and mentor students, teachers, and community members through their projects and ideas. Duties will include establishing protocols for safe and effective use of the lab, monitoring of safety conditions, equipment maintenance, supplies inventory, record keeping, budget management, develop programs, and maintain schedule.

DUTIES: The Fab Lab Coordinator will be responsible for managing the use of the space, the maintenance and support of the equipment, and maintaining partnerships with external organizations. This position will work closely with faculty, staff and students to support the development and operation of programs that serve the Museum’s school, community, and public audiences. The position will report directly to the Dean of NSME.

This person will be responsible for:
• Managing all aspects of the daily operation and use of the Fab Lab.
• Collaborating with and supporting program teams in the development of new Fab Lab programming.
• Managing the delivery of Fab Lab programs, including learning experiences for school, community and public groups in the Fab Lab.
• Managing the training and certification of all staff, volunteers, interns, and guests on the use of the Fab Lab software, computers and manufacturing equipment.
• Lead staff, volunteers, and interns working in the Fab Lab.
• Providing technical support for Fab Lab hardware and software.
• Serving as a liaison with internal staff, external program partners and members of the global Fab Lab network.
• Participating as team member in assigned working groups and project teams as assigned.
• Work with CASE management and External Affairs staff to develop funding proposals and reports to donors.
• Maintain departmental responsibilities (report preparation, meetings, email, phone, etc.).
• Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Equivalent to four years of recent (within 3 years), professional work experience providing support services in a directly related unit or discipline.
Equivalent to two years of college with 16 semester units in Engineering, STEM or Education with significant technical experience may be substituted for one year of the required professional experience (attach copy of transcripts to employment application to demonstrate qualifications).
Equivalent to four years of college with 16 semester units in Engineering, STEM or Education with significant technical experience may be substituted for two years of the required professional experience (attach copy of transcripts to employment application to demonstrate qualifications).

We are looking for someone who is a proactive team-player, and passionate about helping a diversity of people learn through discovery.

Incumbent must successfully pass a background/fingerprint check.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: It is preferred that incumbent possess a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, STEM, or Education with significant technical experience (attach copy of transcripts to employment application to demonstrate qualifications), and two years of recent (within 3 years), professional experience providing support services in a directly related unit or discipline. Additionally preferred qualifications include: bilingual in Spanish; supervisory and teaching experience; experience with image editing, CAD/CAM applications, and design software; experience running and maintaining PCs, LANs and experience in Linux; experience using manufacturing and rapid prototyping technology and equipment.

SCREENING: Only those applicants possessing experience most directly related to the immediate needs of the office will be invited to appear before a Qualifications Appraisal Board for the purpose of appraising training, experience and interest in the position.

It shall be the policy of the CSU in filling vacant CSUEU bargaining Units 2, 5, 7 & 9 positions to fill such vacancies from among qualified individuals currently employed on-campus except when it is determined that it is necessary to appoint outside applicants to meet campus workforce diversity goals or to provide specialized skills and abilities that are not available from current employees.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

It is the policy of California State University; Bakersfield to hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All new employees will be required to present documentation verifying their right to accept employment. You will also be requested to present a social security card at the time of initial appointment in compliance with state payroll regulations. State regulations require that every state employee sign the Oath of Allegiance prior to commencing the duties of his/her State employment, except legally employed non-citizens. These individuals are required to sign the Declaration of Permission to Work.

GENERAL APPLICANT INFORMATION: Official California State University, Bakersfield application forms must be completed in full and received in the Human Resources Office by 5:00 pm on/or postmarked by the specified closing date, unless otherwise indicated. Resumes are welcomed but will not be accepted in place of the official application. E-mailed or faxed applications or resumes will also not be accepted.

Applications are available outside the Office of Human Resources and may be downloaded from the Human Resources website at: http://www.csub.edu/BAS/hr/_files/_Recruit_Files/Recruit-CSUBEmpApp10.06.pdf. Candidates who reside outside the city of Bakersfield may contact the Office of Human Resources and request that an application be mailed to their residence. It takes a minimum of 4-6 weeks from the closing date for a position to be filled. To check the status of your application, go to the Human Resources’ Job Opening/Status Inquiry page at http://www.csub.edu/bas/hr/EmployRecruit/Job%20Status%20Inquiry/index.html. Applicants will not receive individual notifications. Upon submission, all application materials become the exclusive property of California State University, Bakersfield and will not be copied or returned.

California State University, Bakersfield is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability or covered veteran status.

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