Adjunct College Laboratory Technician - Industrial Design

Laguardia Community College | Queens, Ny

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Job Title: Adjunct College Laboratory Technician - Industrial Design
Job ID: 22693
Location: LaGuardia Community College
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

GENERAL DUTIES
- Performs highly-skilled laboratory functions and other technical duties in support of coursework.
- Sets up, maintains, and organizes student laboratories
- Assists students with setting up experiments and other learning exercises, and with the use of equipment and materials
- Maintains appropriate safety and hygiene standards
- Maintains required documentation related to laboratory activities
- Manages equipment and materials inventories.

Job Title Name: Adjunct College Laboratory Technician

CONTRACT TITLE
Adjunct College Laboratory Technician

FLSA
Non-exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION
LaGuardia Community College, located in Long Island City, Queens, educates more than 50,000 New Yorkers annually through degree, certificate, and continuing education programs. Our guiding principle Dare To Do More reflects our belief in the transformative power of education—not just for individuals, but for our community and our country—creating pathways for achievement and safeguarding the middle class. LaGuardia is a national voice on behalf of community colleges, where half of all US college students study. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), the College reflects the legacy of our namesake, Fiorello H. LaGuardia, the former NYC mayor beloved for his championing the underserved. Since our doors opened in 1971, our programs regularly become national models for pushing boundaries to give people of all backgrounds access to a high quality, affordable college education. We invite you to join us in imagining what our students, our community, and our country can become. Visit www.LaGuardia.edu to learn more.

The industrial design program at LaGuardia Community College is growing and seeking adjunct industrial design faculty with experience in machine shop practices and modelmaking in wood, plastics and metals. This if for a teaching introduction to workshop class and is based in the workshop at LaGuardia Community College. The individual should have strong traditional design fabrication knowledge and experience using hand tools, power tools and machine tools. Knowledge of material properties, joinery concepts, fastening and adhesives, shop safety and etiquette is required. Familiarity and experience working with design and manufacturing equipment including band saws, table saws, panel saws, lathes, sanders, drill press, planers, C.N.C. routers, vacuum formers, power tools and all associated workshop equipment used for model-making, product prototyping and design development. C.N.C. programming and any C.A.D./C.A.M. experience is highly desirable. Former shop teaching experience is also highly advantageous for this position

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
High School Diploma with a minimum of four years related experience. Additional education may be used to meet the experience requirement: an Associate degree may be substituted for two years experience, and a Bachelor's degree may be substituted for four years experience.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
- 3-5 years of relevant professional design experience and strong workshop experience.
- Associate or advanced degree in a design or S.T.E.M. field preferred.
- Excellent communication skills.
- A C-14 Laboratory Certificate of Fitness is highly desirable for this position.

COMPENSATION
Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

BENEFITS
CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

HOW TO APPLY
Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.

Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled. Review of resumes will begin immediately.

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY
CUNY Job Posting: Support Staff

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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