Towson University job listing

Safety Tech wanted for 3D studio…


Job Description:  3D Studio Safety Technician – (170000WC)

Job Purpose:   The Department of Art + Design, Art History, Art Education within the College of Fine Arts & Communication is seeking a full-time, 3D Studio Safety Technician to work equally among the Sculpture, Ceramics, 3D Object Design, and Metals/Jewelry programs. The incumbent will also oversee general operations and safety practices for the department.

Description:  Oversee maintenance of general, power, and specialized equipment related to sculpture, 3D object design, ceramics, and metals/jewelry; material and chemical handling including storage, use, and disposal according to university protocol, MSDS preparation, coordinate and enforce safety practices; manage inventory and order regular supplies per each area coordinator; manage studio monitors, hold informational and training sessions; maintain safety records and standards. Perform semesterly inspections of the Art Department facilities and hazardous waste and report findings to the department chair.

Qualifications:  Associates degree in a related field, and two years of related work experience. Knowledge of and mechanical skills to install and maintain a wide variety of equipment in sculpture, metals, 3D printing, object design, and ceramics. Working knowledge of best practices in studio safety. Excellent interpersonal and time management skills, detail-oriented, ability to work with students, self-motivated problem solver, and professional demeanor. Physically must be able to mix/move clay, bags of plaster, silica, etc. and/or lift 80lbs. Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.

 Note:  A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate.

 Salary and Benefits:  $38,204 annually with full University benefits including annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; tuition remission; and excellent health, life, and retirement plans. Applicants with TU or USM service may receive salary credit. To learn more about our benefits, click here.

This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required. 

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Organization: Academic Affairs Division

Primary Location: Main Campus

Job Posting:  Oct 5, 2017

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