Update 3/27/23: The position has been filled. Thank you to everyone who applied.
Posted 2/23/23. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The Project Assistant/Lab Tech will assist with workshops, events, and initiatives by providing
instructional, promotional, and technical support. They will serve as a liaison for the Design Lab within the Madjax Maker Community and beyond — helping existing members realize their projects with our equipment, and generating outside interest within the community.
Assist resident makers and staff with the planning, promotion, and implementation of
community-based maker workshops and initiatives
Assist workshop instructors by helping participants during workshop events
Provide technical support and instruction on Design Lab equipment to members
Participate in the development and implementation of outreach activities and interactive demonstrations in public settings such as local schools and community events
Embody our strategic vision and promote the implementation of our mission: empowering makers to explore their passions, exercise their skills, and share them with the community
Development and distribution of promotional materials for events and initiatives
Development of social media posts and public communications
Administrative and operational support for the design and fabrication labs
High school diploma with some college experience or technical training
Working knowledge and experience with any technology-based fabrication equipment and associated design software is preferred (including but not limited to 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC mills, sublimation printers, 3D modeling and graphic design programs, etc.)
Willingness and capacity to learn how to use unfamiliar equipment and/or software
Effective communication skills, both orally and in writing
Problem-solving attitude, along with strong interpersonal and collaborative skills
Customer service skills: confidence with public interaction and instructional assistance
Team player: willing to collaborate with others to realize successful projects and generate interest within the surrounding community
Reports to: Director of Initiatives and Partnerships
Pay Rate: starting at $12/hour
To apply, email a cover letter and resumé to Kyra Zylstra, Director of Initiatives and Partnerships, at firstname.lastname@example.org.