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Job Title:   Carpenter - Temporary
Pay Grade:   c103
Pay Band Min / Max:    - 
 
Position Number:   R100014476
Department / Hospital:   School of Architecture - Model Shop

The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

Model Shop Assistant – Temp position

General Description:

The University of Miami School Of Architecture is seeking an energetic, highly motivated individual to work as an assistant at the Model Shop. This position reports to the Manager of the Model Shop and the Associate Dean of Strategic Initiatives & Facilities. Experience as a carpenter is needed but what we are ultimately seeking is someone who is personable and possesses good customer service skills along with the willingness to assist students and faculty. The individual will supervise and instruct safety procedures, as well as train and supervise student assistants in the use and operation of the Model Shop.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

- Practical Knowledge of shop based machines including table saw, planer and jointer.

- Knowledge of materials, glues and fasteners.

- Strong communications skills, both written and verbal.

- Strong organizational skills.

- Ability to provide excellent customer service.

- Knowledge of CNC operation is a plus.

 

Responsibilities:

- Assist and train Faculty and Staff in the safe and proper use of machinery and equipment.

- Assist with the maintenance of the Model Shop.

- Assist with the building and assembly of workstations, studio equipment and miscellaneous furniture for the school.

- Assist with the inventory and ordering of materials and the administration of long-range plans for the Model Shop.

- Conduct tours of the model shop for prospective and first year students.

 

Experience and Education:

 • Two years’ experience in a related field, High school diploma or equivalent. 

 

NOTE: This is a part-time temporary position that requires 25-35 hours per week. Work Schedule is Monday through Friday, some weekends or nights may be required.

is is a part-time temporary position that requires 25-35 hours per week. Work Schedule is Monday through Friday, some weekends or nights may be required.

NOTE: This is a part-time temporary position that requires 25-35 hours per week. Work Schedule is Monday through Friday, some weekends or nights may be required.

 

Apply online. Position #R100014476






The University of Miami is home to some of the brightest minds in the world. We are committed to educating and nurturing students, creating knowledge, and providing service to our community and beyond. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more.  The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Come join us! 



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