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Instructional Lab Technician / Trades (Architecture & Environmental Design)
San Diego Community College District

Date Posted Jan. 4, 2019
Title Instructional Lab Technician / Trades (Architecture & Environmental Design)
University San Diego Community College District
San Diego, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline 2/7/2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Administration - Academic Unit

Instructional Lab Technician / Trades (Architecture & Environmental Design)

San Diego Community College District

Closing Date: 2/7/2019

Position Number: 00120230

Location: San Diego Mesa College

Position Type:

The Position:

From San Diego Mesa College President Pamela Luster: San Diego Mesa College seeks energetic and dedicated candidates to apply for classified positions. The College is committed to academic excellence and diversity, equity and inclusion among its faculty, staff, and students. As the Leading College of Equity & Excellence, we take responsibility for equitable outcomes and successful pathways for all of our students. As the largest college in the San Diego Community College District, the institution enjoys a solid financial standing, state of the art facilities, and a world class faculty and staff. For 53 years, Mesa College has been on the leading edge, from offering a Community College Bachelor's Degree, to being the #1 California Community College to graduate students with an Associate Degree for Transfer. We embrace the mission of community colleges, and are committed to empowering our students to maximize their potential, leading to healthy and thriving communities. We are adding new staff, faculty and administrators who, alongside our stellar colleagues, will lead us into the future. If this opportunity sounds like the right fit for you, I encourage you to file an application for employment. Applications are currently being accepted for Instructional Lab Technician/Trades (Architecture and Environmental Design) in the School of Social/Behavioral Sciences and Multicultural Studies, located at San Diego Mesa College. Selected candidate must be willing to adjust work days/hours based on the department's needs.

Please note that an employee may be transferred to any site at the option of the Chancellor.

Major Responsibilities:


Desired Qualifications:


Significant upper division coursework or a bachelors degree in a closely related field and/or additional two years of relevant work experience.

Demonstrated competence in laboratory techniques and equipment commonly required for community college model building shop.

Basic knowledge of blueprint reading utilized in architecture, building construction and interior design.

Familiarity with District organization, operations, policies, and objectives.

Instructional methods and techniques.

Operation, maintenance, uses and characteristics of a wide variety of equipment used in instructional labs and learning centers for an architectural model-building shop.

Principles and practices of work direction and training.

Demonstrated competence in the following software: ArchiCAD, AutoCAD, Revit, Rhino, SketchUp and CorelDRAW.

Record-keeping techniques.

Demonstrated knowledge of basic safety and first aid.

Technical aspects of maintaining model building tools including, but not limited to basic hand and Dremel tools, high-tech model building tools including 3D printers, laser engravers and CNC router.

Responsibilities and Skills

Advise students in the proper operation and use of laser engravers, 3D Model Makers, CNC Router.

Assemble, maintain, and repair model shop equipment.

Assist students in understanding and applying basic principles of a model building shop.

Proper use of English, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Complete precise and detailed work.

Ensure the care and security of assigned equipment, materials, and supplies.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with othersof various ethnic, racial, and cultural background.

Issue and receive equipment and supplies.

Learn and apply techniques of precise measurement and notation.

Maintain records and prepare reports.

Make simple arithmetic calculations.

Make visual comparisons to check for accuracy

Meet schedules and timelines.

Perform minor maintenance and repair of machine shop and welding equipment.

Plan and organize work.

Provide orientation to instructors, staff, and students in the operation of equipment

Relate effectively with people from varied cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.

Train and provide work direction to others.

Understand and follow oral and written directions.

Work cooperatively with others.

Work independently with little direction.


Pay Information:

Range 23 ($3,665.57 $5,851.08) per month based on the current AFT Classified Unit Office Technical Salary Schedule

Initial salary placement is commensurate with related experience and promotional rules. The District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid: medical, dental, and vision plans; sick and vacation leave; and opportunities for professional development. Initial Salary Placement, Promoted or transferred employees will be placed as specified in the AFT-Guild, Local 1931 Classified Staff Collective Bargaining Agreement. This position is FLSA Non-Exempt and may accrue overtime. A temporary probationary period will be applied to the employee entering this assignment. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements and handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.

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All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.


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