Academic Program Technician – Muskoka Campus

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Position Title Academic Program Technician – Muskoka Campus Competition # 04-20 Department Muskoka Campus Campus Muskoka Classification Support Staff Salary Range $21.77 - $27.62 Hours per week Up to 24 hours per week Status Part-time (Temporary) Effective Date As soon as possible to April 18, 2020 Position Overview Reporting to the Operations Manager, the incumbent supports the Carpentry programs on the Muskoka campus by maintaining shop equipment and materials, performing inventory control duties and providing technical support to the carpentry students and faculty. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintaining the skilled trades workshop equipment by performing routine and preventative maintenance
  • Setting-up machinery, equipment, and supplies for use by the faculty and students in the skilled trades workshop
  • Demonstrating, modeling and over-seeing the safe use of workshop equipment ensuring safety procedures are followed
  • Monitoring and tracking material/equipment accounts and maintaining records of expenditures for all skilled trades related programs
  • Performing inventory control duties which include: assessing inventory supply/material levels, monitoring product waste, researching best pricing, liaising with suppliers to order supplies, maintaining storage of supplies, coordinating the distribution of inventory and small tools, and performing inventory counts
  • Troubleshooting and responding to students’ questions in the workshop setting
  • Assisting students in the selection of appropriate materials for the construction of student projects as required
  • Successfully completed a one year postsecondary certificate; or a Red Seal certificate as a General Carpenter or related trade
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in a role where duties included operating large and small power tools, providing technical guidance and/or demonstration on the use of equipment, and performing inventory control
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) to contact suppliers, order supplies online, liaise with faculty, and maintain records/expenditures
  • Communication skills (written and oral) to provide technical guidance and support in a clear concise professional manner
  • Organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task and respond to diverse and often conflicting demands
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours (days, evenings and weekends)
Posting Date 1/7/2020 Closing Date 1/17/2020 Additional Information
Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.
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