18 days old

Design Technology Specialist

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Design Technology Specialist
Requisition Number RE33459
Working Title Fabrication Lab Manager
Department Name 8N040:Design Facilities/Shops/Technology
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 41
Salary Range $15.51-24.81/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience
1 yr
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Lifting, pushing or pulling of objects up to 25 pounds. May need to sit or stand for prolonged periods.

Generally days, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM; and some evenings and weekends depending on workload.

Job Summary
The College of Design is committed to an open, nurturing culture of inclusion surrounding design technology and fabrication. In support of that mission, The Fabrication Lab Manager provides technical, operational, and occasional administrative support for the fabrication functions of the College. This position is one of multiple positions within the Office of Design Technology and regularly works closely with faculty and students. This position trains students, staff, and faculty on the appropriate use of fabrication machinery and tools, implements best practices and safety compliance, and ensure equitable availability of fabrication facilities. Additionally, this position coordinates with staff peers and supervisors to deliver uninterrupted services with a commitment to student experience and a culture of design experimentation. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a record of proficiency in both digital and analog fabrication, as well as the ability to support and promote successful operations in a pedagogical environment.

A complete application includes a resume and a cover letter. A design portfolio is an optional attachment, and can be uploaded as Specific Request 1 in the document upload section of the application.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 05/11/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2022-04-27 Expires: 2022-05-27

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