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Employee Group: Support Staff - Appendix D
Faculty/Department: Animation, Arts and Design
Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus)
Reference Number: 18/S/51
Hourly Range: $36.42 - $42.22
Hours: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Application Details: This is a temporary replacement position that may continue for up to 3 months with the possibility of extension.
Reporting to the Associate Dean, Material Art and Design, the incumbent is responsible for managing operational aspects of the Industrial Design studio of the Bachelor of Craft and Design program. The incumbent promotes student success by supporting faculty, imparting technical advice and assistance, and performing equipment demonstrations to students and faculty as appropriate, related to the curriculum. He/She oversees safe practices both in-class and during student production periods.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
• Preparing instructional materials and equipment for faculty and student use
• Assisting during class time and production time with student assignments
• Advising students in practical application of course theory
• Demonstrating proper operation for a wide variety of tools and equipment
• Maintaining studio equipment in good working order and advises when older equipment needs to be replaced.
• Providing special program equipment and supplies and determines, authorizes, and performs equipment repairs and modifications.
• Participating at program meetings by providing technical advice and expertise to support curricular changes required to sustain up-to-date programming for students.
• Designing safe systems, procedures and techniques, supporting literature (i.e. a H&S Studio Handbook).
• Liaising with school administrators with respect to monitoring budgets and creating purchase requisitions, as needed.
• Overseeing student monitors and assigning tasks related to studio operations
• Performing other related duties as assigned.
The successful candidate will possess the following:
• 3 year diploma/degree in Visual Arts, Crafts and Design, Industrial Design or Furniture major or a related field along with a minimum of 5 years of professional experience acquired in an Industrial Design studio or related industry
• Familiarity with requirements for the proper maintenance of an ID studio to support a teaching/learning environment.
• Some experience and knowledge of model making techniques, materials and consumer product manufacturing methods.
• Some experience with ordering supplies from industry vendors, monitoring purchases, reconciling accounts
• Experience with computers and various software, new and emerging digital technologies, especially computer numerically controlled machinery.
• Possess strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills and work well in a student-centred environment.
• Demonstrate solid customer service skills and initiative, as well as the ability to effectively solve problems, work under pressure and make sound judgements independently.
• Knowledge of proper health and safety related practices in order to maintain studio safety standards is also required.
Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.
Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.