Laboratory Coordinator - Industrial Design - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States


Detailed Job Description

The position assists Industrial Design (IND)Professors and students in the operation of lab equipment. The Lab Coordinator will provide preventative maintenance on laboratory equipment, assist with Computer Numeric Control (CNC) and additive manufacturing equipment use with students, and supervise open lab hours. The position will also monitor lab supply stocks and manage specialized equipment checkout.


35%- Lab supervision-consists of assisting and reporting current lab coordinator, directing and advising IND students during posted open lab times in designated laboratories. Assists students to maintain a safe environment utilizing appropriate safety equipment, materials and proper equipment operation. Maintains a clean, functional environment for students in the laboratory environment.

35%- CNC and additive manufacturing equipment operation- consists of assisting current lab coordinator and independently utilizing department CNC and additive manufacturing equipment in collaboration with students and faculty. To maintain and operate our CNC and additive manufacturing the person must know some sort of CAD software.

25%- Maintain and Repair of Equipment – consists of performance of minor repair of equipment required for educational and student use in IND laboratories.

5%- Monitor Lab Supplies & Equipment checkout includes monitoring and making recommendations for the purchase of supplies required to adequately support student laboratory assignments for the department labs. Monitors equipment location/storage and manages student checkout system to assure equipment security.

The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups. Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design or related field from an accredited institution of higher education.

Three years of experience related to the position responsibilities listed in the job description.

Documented experience in equipment or machinery repair.

Experience in wood, metal, and plastic materials and fabrication.

Documented experience or education in Computer Aided Drafting-CAD software.

Preferred Qualifications

Basic working knowledge in CNC (Computer Numeric Control) and additive manufacturing equipment.

Extensive knowledge in the use of Industrial Design lab equipment.

Must be able to interact positively with a wide range of people within the College and with external audiences.

Experience providing customer service, or working with students, faculty and staff.

Knowledge or ability to research best product for purchasing equipment essential to lab environment.

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Please note: references refers to a list of the names and contact information of three professional references.

Keyword Phrases

  • IND - Industrial Design
  • Laboratory Coordinator - Industrial Design
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
  • Laboratory and Research
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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