IYRS is Hiring: Digital Modeling & Fabrication Program Leader & Instructor

More

 

Job Title: Digital Modeling & Fabrication Program Manager/Lead Instructor

Supervisor: Director of Education
Start Date: June 1, 2017 (desired)
Location: Newport, RI, United States
Employment Type: Full-time

Post-Secondary Maker Builder School with Exceptional Graduate Outcomes.

IYRS School of Technology & Trades is a nonprofit, world-class experiential school with a core education model dedicated to teaching contemporary digital technologies alongside traditional craft.  The skills acquired in all IYRS programs are transferable and scalable for multiple industries and applications. Join a strong entrepreneurial team, disrupting educational norms.

IYRS seeks a creative and experienced leader for our new Digital Modeling & Fabrication Program. This organized leader has a distinguished record as an innovative, industrial and/or product designer with the ability to; build a pedagogy, develop the program culture, attract new students and faculty to the DM+F program.

The position represents a strategic opportunity for an integrative thinker and pragmatic leader to build an environment of critically informed and publicly engaged makers, as IYRS embarks on a new long-range plan.

The Digital Modeling & Fabrication Program Manager responsibilities are the following:

  • Lead the IYRS digital fabrication and modeling curriculum
  • Implement a process of continuous pedagogical improvement
  • Build a pool of and oversee of full time and adjunct faculty.
  • Oversee the acquisition, set up and maintenance of equipment, tools and materials inventory
  • Uphold IYRS standard of craftsmanship and instruction
  • Staying informed of innovations within the industry including use of modern tools and equipment
  • Develop of syllabus and schedules for full term and professional development programs
  • Assisting with finding and supporting industry internships
  • Administering standard IYRS operating procedures, including; managing the budget, ensuring, explore improvements to procedures and oversee shop technician and student shop assistant program
  • Maintaining safety standards and uphold student policies per handbook
  • Maintaining understanding of and relationships with collaborative shops and related opportunities

 

Required Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have a track record of leading successful interdisciplinary initiatives and/or businesses.

  • Terminal degree desired, bachelor’s degree required
  • Experience in makerspaces
  • Five or more years of teaching/industry experience required
  • High degree of familiarity with CAD/CAM systems, computer technology, and related digital technologies, including: 3D printers, laser cutters, scanning devices, and CNC machining equipment.
  • Supervisory/management experience preferred
  • Knowledge in contemporary design principles and advanced fabrication technologies
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, staff, and the general public at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work in and lead in a team environment
  • Good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to communicate the attributes and benefits of the unique setting and educational experience of IYRS DM+F

 

We offer a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package including a 403(b) retirement program with a company match, and a unique work and school opportunity that has attracted an extraordinary following.

Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume describing your qualifications and vision for transformative, 21st century design education to: [email protected]


Supervisor: Digital Modeling & Fabrication Lead Instructor
Start Date: June 1, 2017 (desired)
Location: Newport, RI, United States
Employment Type: Full-time

Post-Secondary Maker Builder School with Exceptional Graduate Outcomes.

IYRS School of Technology & Trades is a nonprofit, world-class experiential school with a core education model dedicated to teaching contemporary digital technologies alongside traditional craft. The skills acquired in all IYRS programs are transferable and scalable for multiple industries and applications. Join a strong entrepreneurial team, disrupting educational norms.

IYRS seeks a creative and experienced faculty member for our new Digital Modeling & Fabrication Program. This person will have a deep and broad knowledge in the setup, maintenance and operation of additive manufacturing and CNC technologies.

Additive Technologies Shop Technician and Instructor responsibilities are the following:

  • Drive the IYRS additive manufacturing technologies curriculum
  • Implement a process of continuous pedagogical improvement
  • Perform the setup and maintenance of equipment
  • Create and stock a materials and consumables inventory
  • Manage equipment warranties, service plans and liaise with service technicians
  • Uphold IYRS standard of craftsmanship and instruction
  • Stay informed of innovations within the industry including use of modern tools and equipment
  • Develop of syllabus for the IYRS additive manufacturing technologies curriculum
  • Maintaining safety standards and uphold student policies per handbook
  • Maintaining understanding of and relationships with collaborative shops and related opportunities

 

Required Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have a track record of leading successful interdisciplinary initiatives and/or businesses.

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • In depth experience with the operation and maintenance of related digital technologies, including: 3D printers, laser cutters, scanning devices, CNC machining equipment, and the associated computer/hardware technology
  • Five or more years of teaching/industry experience required
  • Supervisory/management experience preferred
  • Knowledge in contemporary advanced fabrication technologies
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, staff, and the general public at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work in and lead in a team environment
  • Good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to communicate the attributes and benefits of the unique setting and educational experience of IYRS DM+F

 

We offer a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package including a 403(b) retirement program with a company match, and a unique work and school opportunity that has attracted an extraordinary following.

Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume describing your qualifications and vision for transformative, 21st century design education to: [email protected]