ECST Makerspace Supervisor

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Work type: Staff
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Probationary, Full Time, Student Services

Job No: 540012; 06/03/2024

Equipment Technician III, Electro-Mechanical
College of Engineering, Computer Science and Technology


Salary Range: $4,614 - $8,348/Monthly (Budgeted Hiring Salary Range: $4,614 - $6,795/Monthly)


Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; non-exempt classification.


Essential Functions: Under the general supervision of the ECST (Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology) Associate Dean who oversees Technical Operations in the College, the incumbent will oversee the operation of the ECST Makerspace. The incumbent will: maintain the equipment in the Makerspace; supervise the use of equipment and tools; assist faculty or lab coordinators to develop institutional/training materials on the safe use of materials, supplies, and equipment; oversee support of project teams and faculty that need materials or equipment supplies; and provide support for other ECST labs. The incumbent will plan and organize the work of the student shop stewards and will be directly responsible for the assignment of their work, training, performance, and evaluation.

Required Qualifications & Experience: Equivalent to three years of progressively responsible journey-level or skilled experience in the maintenance, repair and operation of technical equipment typically found in electro-mechanical shops and labs, including one year involving design modifications and fabrication of complex and highly technical equipment or systems. Work at this level requires: independent knowledge of design principles and extensive practical experience; comprehensive knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the area of electro­mechanical labs and shops; and knowledge of design and safety protocols. Must possess the ability to: train and supervise others; apply previous experience and knowledge to plan, organize, and coordinate the work of technical projects; design, fabricate, and assemble devices and systems; coordinate equipment repair performed by other specialists; analyze equipment problems and determine what repairs are needed; install, replace, repair, and maintain a wide variety of equipment for the Makerspace, shops, and electro-mechanical labs; establish and maintain cooperative relationships; and use modern productivity software. The incumbent must have a demonstrated interest and/or ability in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who may apply for the position.


California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California. As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.


Desired Qualifications: Experience working with students and project teams. Experience training and supervising the work of others. Experience working in a Makerspace or equivalent.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on June 17, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.


The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply.  Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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