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Instructional Support Technician II

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Department: Coll of Arts, Hum, Soc Science
Work type: Staff
Location: Stanislaus - Turlock
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time

    • Position Summary
    • Full-time position available on or after January 19, 2021 for the Art department. 
      This position is on the 10/12 Pay Plan with the months of June and July off each year. Benefits and salary are paid over 12 months. In the initial year, pay adjustments may be required to allow the incumbent to adjust to the 10/12 Pay Plan. Also, income shortfalls may occur depending on the timing of the hire relative to the time in off-work status, and shortfalls may have an impact on benefits.

      The Art Department is a collection of labs, shops, studios, and open workspaces that provide curricular support for making across a broad range of mediums and disciplines, and supports experimentation and interdisciplinary collaboration. The incumbent will interface with students and faculty daily and work with the Art Department staff to support multiple processes and resources for all users in a range of making spaces including the Printmaking Studio, Digital Media Lab, and Painting and drawing studios.

    • Job Duties
    • Duties include but are not limited to:
      • Maintain studio equipment and keep studio infrastructure in clean and working order.
      • Stock, dispense and inventory all tools, materials, equipment, solutions, chemicals, compounds and mediums for use in the printmaking studio, darkroom and computer art areas.
      • Assist department Equipment Technician as necessary with projects, design, maintenance and fabrication in all instructional areas of the department.
      • Maintain inventories for all studio supplies in printmaking, digital media and 2D studios.
      • Develop and enforce Health and Safety Protocols. Maintain up to date MSDS, provide a copy for each of the studio facilities.
      • Prepare and handle proper disposal of hazardous waste materials.
      • Prepare and ensure safe handling and code compliance of acids and other sensitive material.
      • Manage service and supplier communications.
      • Integrate new equipment into studio facilities.
      • Improve facilities as needed (floor plan revisions, deep cleaning, disposal of old items).
      • Prepare and Maintain flat files and cubby storage for incoming and outgoing students.
      • Handle submission of maintenance requests and supply reorder forms, responding to artists about timeline and progress, and keeping all processed requests for accountability.
      • Prepare chemical, solutions, compounds and other specialized materials used in instruction.
      • Assist with technical, safety and area supervision.
      • Demonstrate and supervise students engaged in all phases and aspects of work in art studios.
      • Supervision of students for safe working studio procedures and processes.
      • Provide instructional support to all areas of the department based on curricular need and class scheduling.
      • Maintain a clean and organized work area, and equipment for current and upcoming classes.
      • Provide any additional orientations on equipment, health and safety, print specific processes for students, and faculty.
      • Maintain and further technical knowledge in all print, digital media, and related technologies.
      • Provide technical assistance for all faculty and students as needed.
      • Purchasing, organization, maintenance, and reconciliation of complicated budgets of supplies, materials, software and equipment applicable for all studio and department areas in a fiscally responsible manner following university purchasing policies and procedures.
      • Compare and advise faculty of vendors for specific supplies, materials, software and equipment in the instructional area.
      • Participate in monthly staff meetings.
      • Organize and maintain departmental health and safety information and planning.
      • Organize and maintain departmental inventory.
      • Create and follow long-term maintenance and upkeep planning.
      • Maintain communication with departmental faculty and staff.
      • Provide basic editing to Art Department Webpages.
      • Assist with tasks in the University Art Gallery and Stan State Art Space.

        Other duties as assigned.
    • Minimum Qualifications
    • Education: Equivalent to two years of college with 16 semester units in courses involving extensive use of materials, supplies, or equipment and in a discipline related to the area may be substituted for one year of the required experience. OR Equivalent to four years of college with 16 semester units in courses involving extensive use of materials, supplies, or equipment and in a discipline related to the area to which assigned may be substituted for two years of the required experience; OR

      Experience: Equivalent to three years of experience providing instructional support services for a related unit or discipline, or in producing materials or supplies or repairing equipment in a discipline related to the area to which assigned.

    • Preferred Qualifications

      • Knowledge of technical laboratory/studio operational procedures, protocols, equipment, materials, and supplies related to a printmaking, digital media, and painting/drawing laboratory.
      • Knowledge of required laboratory/studio policies, procedures, and regulations related to subject-specific occupational safety, cleanliness, and sanitation.
      • Experience with inventory, setup, and maintenance of detailed records including using spreadsheets and a variety of other computer software to track, format and report financial, statistical and other detailed data Photography and video experience is highly desirable.
      • Experience using technologies such as the CNC Router, Laser Cutter, 3D printers and their applications in a studio art environment or a willingness to learn.
      • Experience assisting and/or providing instructional support in the classroom or related environments.
      • Demonstrated knowledge of applicable regulatory and other safety policies and procedures.
    • Required Qualifications

      • Knowledge of principles of performing support services.
      • Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques related to the discipline and the curriculum.
      • Knowledge of the materials and supplies in the curriculum and the curriculum and their uses.
      • Ability to plan, organize, and schedule activities.
      • Ability to operate technical equipment related to the discipline.
      • Ability to maintain records.
      • Ability to adjust and perform simple maintenance of technical and scientific equipment.
    • Salary Range
    • $3,123 - $5,649 per month plus excellent paid benefits.  (Anticipated salary will be $3,123 – $3,747 per month, depending on the qualifications of the successful finalist.)
    • Compensation & Benefits
    • Commensurate with qualifications and experience.  As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, outstanding vacation, health, dental, and vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year. Link to (Bargaining Unit: 9) Benefits Summary: CSU Employee Benefit Summary
    • How to Apply
    • To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a completed Stanislaus State online employment application, cover letter, and resumé. Applications are accepted electronically only.  Please note that failure to completely fill out each section of the online application may result in your application not receiving consideration.  To apply online, please click the “Apply Now” button on this page.


      Applications will be processed in accordance with Article 9.3 of the CSU/CSUEU Memorandum of Understanding.  Preference will be given to qualified individuals currently employed at CSU Stanislaus in bargaining units 2, 5, 7, and 9 except when it is determined that it is necessary to appoint outside applicants to meet the best interest of the campus by obtaining specialized skills and abilities not available from current employees.

    • Application Deadline
    • Criminal Background Clearance Notice
    • Satisfactory completion of a background check (which includes checks of employment records, education records, criminal records, civil records; and may include motor vehicle records, professional licenses, and sex offender registries, as position requires) is required for employment.  CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
    • Additional Information
    • Campus & Area

      California State University, Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six-county region of approximately 1.5 million people. The University is fully committed to creating a culture of diversity and inclusion – one in which every person in the University community feels safe to express their views without fear of reprisal. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and 662 faculty members. 94 percent of full-time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 43 undergraduate majors, 16 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, a doctorate in education and serves more than 10,000 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences and performing arts.

      Stanislaus State continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 384 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks Stanislaus State in its top 10 among public universities in the West, while Washington Monthly honored Stanislaus State as the West’s No. 1 university for the money. Stanislaus State also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.

      Clery Act Disclosure

      Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the annual security report (ASR), is now available for viewing at The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Stanislaus State for the previous three years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the office of the Clery Director located at One University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382.

      Equal Employment Opportunity

      The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.  The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised 7/21/17, as a condition of employment.

      Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact the Human Resources Department at (209) 667-3351.  California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD.  As a federal contractor, we are committed to attracting a diverse applicant pool.  Please consider completing the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability form (your response will not be shared with the search committee) at:  Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability PDF Form.

      CSU Stanislaus hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.  In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

    • The individuals who appear to be the best qualified for this position will be contacted by telephone or email for an interview.



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