Student Maker Assistant 2

University Libraries
Student Employee Job Description

Title: Student Maker Assistant 2

Pay Rate: Tier 3

General Description

Provides direct support to users in the operation of maker technologies in the space. Assists in the supervision of Student Maker Assistant 1 employees and in overseeing the day-to-day operations of the space.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Performs all Student Maker Assistant 1 duties and responsibilities
  2. Assists in supervision of Student Maker Assistant 1 student workers
  3. Assists in overseeing day-to-day operations, providing regular updates to makerspace manager
  4. Trains and mentors Student Maker Assistant 1 student workers
  5. Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  1. Able to lead by example and oversee peers
  2. Conscientious about completing tasks and enforcing policies / procedures
  3. Possesses a basic familiarity and strong desire to further knowledge in the operation of machinery
  4. Capable of troubleshooting software and hardware issues
  5. Displays a professional attitude, friendliness and service-oriented demeanor at all times
  6. Possesses strong interpersonal and communication skills, patience and the ability to work well with others
  7. Conscientious about completing tasks
  8. Able to carry out assigned duties and projects to their completion or resolution
  9. Proactive in completion of assignments and communicating with supervisors
  10. Exhibits motivation and enthusiasm for learning new technologies and skills and re-learning as needed
  11. Capable of assuming responsibility and works well without supervision
  12. Is punctual, responsible and reliable

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Prior experience as a Student Maker Assistant 1
  2. Prior experience in supervisory role
  3. Possesses hands-on experience with maintaining and repairing makerspace equipment
  4. Is an innovative problem solver with a curious mind