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Woodshop manager:

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Troy, NY
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Woodshop manager

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For nearly 200 years, Rensselaer has been defining the scientific and technological advances of our world. Rensselaer serves over 7,600 undergraduate and graduate students from 49 states and 63 countries. Guided by the Rensselaer Plan 2024, Rensselaer seeks to transform the delivery of pedagogical innovations, and to be a transformative agent in the 21st century and beyond.

Job Summary
The Woodshop manager, under the direction of the Woodshop Manager, will assist in the direction and day-to-day operations of the woodshop and its technology. The manager will be responsible for reviewing, evaluating and approving on-going projects and methods proposed by students and faculty; will assist with the purchasing needs of the shop, and work with faculty all over the year to establish an effective and streamlined interface between the design studios (i.e. pedagogical priorities) and the shop technologies. The Woodshop manager will also be the primary operator of the multi-axis robot arm which represents a priority technological platform in the shop in support of the school's academic enterprise.

Minimum Qualifications
   » Associate's Degree in related field
   » 3 or more years of practice in fabrication and woodworking
   » Knowledge and familiarity with 3D printing
   » practice and knowledge of CNC machine operation, AutoCAD, Master Cam, and 3D drawing programs
   » Prior managery practice in an academic or research setting.

significant combinations of education, training and practice may be considered.

Minimum Knowledge, expertise, and Abilities
   » Knowledge of Rhinoceros and Grasshopper 3D modeling software
   » Knowledge in the safe operation and maintenance of multiple types of machines and hand tools, including but not limited to: Band saw, table saw, drill press, plainer and sanders
   » General knowledge of construction and materials
   » capability to lgain fabrication technology through manufacturer's training and research
   » Planning, organizing and effective time management expertise
   » Computer literacy, including capability to use a variety of software packages
   » capability to anticipate and solve problems
   » Excellent communication and interpersonal expertise
   » capability to document and compose procedures to build a knowledge base.
   » capability to lgain fabrication technology through manufacturer's training and research
   » capability to foster an inclusive environment and work with a diverse population
   » capability to remain calm and composed when dealing with difficult situations or people

Business Hours with weekends or evenings occasionally required

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Job Posted Date
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

COVID-19 Pandemic Protocols
As Rensselaer welcomes undergraduate and graduate students back to campus for an in-person academic practice, all faculty and staff are expected to work onsite, with no remote work allowed.

In addition, Rensselaer requires all faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Requests for exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be evaluated on a case by case basis.



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Job Location: Troy, NY, Other
Address: Troy, NY
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Post Date: 05/14/2022 / Viewed 11 times
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