Academic Support Technician 3-D Shop - Minneapolis, MN

Minneapolis, MN
Nov 16, 2012
Dec 16, 2012
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Academic Support Technician
3-D Shop

The Minneapolis College of Art and Design has an immediate opening for a full-time, benefits-eligible Technician in our 3-D Shop. We enjoy a dynamic work environment, which includes outstanding vacation and holiday time accruals.  We offer a flexible and comprehensive benefit plan, including medical, dental and 403(b) pension plans.  After 6 months of service, you will receive free MCAD tuition for yourself, your spouse and your dependent children, and your dependents may be eligible for free tuition at more than 480 colleges nation-wide. Wage  is $14.00 per hour.

Primary Function:  Teach students, faculty and staff safe and effective processes in accordance with the requirements of the curriculum.  Inform shop users with expert proficiency of current technologies available to them to support their work.  Instruct students during open shop hours when their teachers are not present.  Work with shop users to insure that the facilities; equipment and processes are used safely and effectively.  Provide fabrication and design services for all departments within the college.
Qualifications include:  BFA, or equivalent. College or university coursework in fine arts or crafts.  Must have professional training in woodworking, welding, foundry, digital rendering and fabrication. Teaching experience preferred. Must be a skilled problem solver, knowledgeable and creative, adaptable, self-motivated, communicative and patient.

As a condition of employment, applicants will be required to undergo a background check.

Contact our website for a complete position description at
To apply, send your cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to:, or mail this information to:

Minneapolis College of Art and Design
ATTN:  Director, 3-D Shop
2501 Stevens Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404


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