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Position summary: Providing support and customer service for the Graduate Research Labâs Print Lab, Computer Lab and Checkout desk. Additionally, the position provides learning, teaching and professional development opportunities and other benefits. Position requires a 20 hour per a week, one-year (12 month) commitment with the potential for evening and weekend availability. Position selection process based on the submission of research project proposal/application.
General purpose: Preform large format print jobs and equipment checkouts, help maintain the Computer Lab, assist students, teach workshop(s), give public presentation of project/research and provide support for Graduate Research Lab Coordinator.
Serve as first point of contact for students using the Grad Lab
Manage equipment check outs and returns
Perform minor equipment maintenance
Test and clean checkout equipment
Manage large format and laser print jobs
Perform minor printer maintenance
Test and clean printers
Answer telephone and email inquiries and provide information as needed
Answer and assist with student inquiries
Perform general cleaning of lab
Release Webcheckout fines
Provide coverage for other Grad Lab Techs when possible
Perform other related duties as assigned
Access to resources to aid in the completion of project outlined in research project application
Access to resources to aid in the continued research of project as outlined in research project application
Access to mentoring provided by Graduate Research Coordinator
Teaching opportunities and professional development:
Presentation of project/research to Graduate Student body
Develop and teach workshop(s) related to project/research
Limited access to Graduate Research Lab resources as outlined in research project application
Some reimbursement funds available for project/research based costs as outlined in research project application
Education: Bachelorâs degree in Digital and electronic arts, information technology or comparable professional experience.
Must have general computer skills
Must have some AV knowledge
Must be able to solve technical problems quickly
Must be resourceful, and able to preform complex tasks
Solid communication skills
Ability to maintain a pleasant demeanor and work with a diverse population
Ability to multi task
Education: Masterâs degree in Digital and electronic arts, information technology or comparable professional experience.
Experience with large format printing and color management
Experience with a wide variety of photographic, video, sound, AV and Computer equipment
Experience with a wide variety of photographic, video, audio, scanning and 3D software
Experience with WebcheckoutÂ Â Â
Outstanding previous service as a Graduate Research Lab: Assistant, Super Tech, or Tech
Reporting to this position: no direct reports
Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift up to (50) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Work environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Â Required training: Handbook orientation, Anti-Harassment, Hazard Communication, Emergency Plans & Fire Prevention, Personal Protection Equipment. (additional training may be added, SEE: EHS Manager training schedule)
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MICA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 410-225-2363.
Internal Number: R707
About Maryland Institute College of Art
Founded in 1826, MICA is among the top visual arts colleges in the nation. The college enrolls 1,863 undergraduate and 306 graduate students from 48 states and 54 foreign countries, offering programs of study leading to the bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.), master of arts (M.A.), master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degrees, and master of professional studies degrees (M.P.S), as well as post-baccalaureate certificate programs and a full slate of credit and noncredit courses for adults, college-bound students, and children. MICA is recognized as an important cultural resource for the Baltimore/Washington region, sponsoring many public and community-outreach programs-including more than 100 exhibitions by students, faculty, and nationally and internationally known artists annually-as well as artists' residencies, film series, lectures, readings, and performances.