ECST Student Shop and Technician Supervisor

  • Cal State University (CSU) LA
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 07, 2024
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Job Description

Job #528251; 5/31/2023

Equipment Technician III, Electro-Mechanical
ECST/Dean's Office

Salary Range: $4614 - $8348/Monthly

Work Schedule : Full-Time, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; non-exempt classification.

Essential Functions : Under the general supervision of ECST (Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology) Associate Dean who oversees Technical Operations in the College, the ECST Student Shop and Technician Supervisor will oversee the operation of the ECST Labs and ECST Makerspace. The incumbent will: maintain the equipment in the Makerspace; supervise the use of equipment and tools; assist faculty or lab coordinators to develop institutional/training materials on the safe use of materials, supplies, and equipment; and oversee support of project teams and faculty that need materials or equipment supplies. The incumbent will plan and organize the work of the lower level ECST equipment and instructional technicians and will be directly responsible for the assignment of work, training, performance, and evaluation. The incumbent also serves as the safety coordinator in the college to assist laboratories in being compliant with safety protocols, oversee college-specific safety training for students, and serve as the liaison between EH&S and departments in the College of ECST.

Required Qualifications & Experience : Three years of progressively responsible journey-level or skilled experience in the maintenance, repair and operation of technical equipment typically found in electro-mechanical shops and labs, including one year involving design modifications and fabrication of complex and highly technical equipment or systems. Two years of semi-skilled experience maintaining and repairing scientific or technical equipment or related equipment experience as part of instructional support activities may be substituted for one year of the required experience. Two years of trade school or technical arts training with specialization in the type of equipment repair to which assigned. Completion of an apprenticeship program, or completion of a full military specialization in the required type of equipment maintenance and repair may be substituted for one year of the required experience. Work at this level requires: independent knowledge of design principles and extensive practical experience; comprehensive knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the area of electro-mechanical labs and shops; and knowledge of design and safety protocols. Ability to: train and supervise others; apply previous experience and knowledge to plan, organize, and coordinate the work of technical projects; design, fabricate, and assemble devices and systems; coordinate equipment repair performed by other specialists; analyze equipment problems and determine what repairs are needed; install, replace, repair, and maintain a wide variety of equipment for the Makerspace, shops, and electromechanical labs; establish and maintain cooperative relationships; and use modern productivity software. The incumbent must have a demonstrated interest and/or ability in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who may apply for the position.

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Desired Qualifications : Experience working with students and project teams; training and supervising the work of others; and working in a Makerspace or equivalent.

Closing Date : Review of applications will begin on July 5, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

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 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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Advertised: May 31 2023 Pacific Daylight Time
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