Under the direction of the Chair of Community Studies, the Exhibition Lab Technician will support curriculum in the Applied Museum Studies Exhibition Lab. They will be responsible for shop-based tasks, which include measuring, cutting, shaping, joining and finishing a variety of materials in the preparation lab. They will be responsible for lab-based tasks, which include matting and framing, printing, cutting, mounting and laminating a variety of materials in the graphics lab. They will also provide all the required technical support to enable the laboratories to function effectively, whilst adhering to correct procedures and health and safety guidelines.
Interested candidates must be available to support course delivery and provide lab supervision 4 days per week 6 hours per day, during the regular day time hours between 8:00 am and 7:00 pm.
Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
- carrying out routine tasks accurately
- follow strict methodology to assist in the successful completion of projects
- maintaining and operating standard shop equipment, for example: scroll saw, band saw, table saw, drill press, router, sanders, dust collection
- maintaining and operating standard graphics equipment, for example: mat cutters, heat presses, laminators, computers, printers, vinyl cutters
- preparing instructional didactic materials
- ensuring the laboratory is well stocked and resourced;
- demonstrate procedures to students, when required
- conducting searches on identified topics relevant to current lab research; and
- following strict safety procedures and safety checks