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SUNY New Paltz VacancyExternal Posting (Professional)

Applications are invited for consideration for appointment to the following position:

Department: HVAMC/Innovation Center

Budget Title: HVAMC Lab technician

Local Title: Staff Assistant

Posting Date: November 8, 2018

Classification: SL-2

Duties: The Hudson Valley Advanced Manufacturing Center at the State University of New York at New Paltz invites applications for a two-year temporary position as a lab technician in the Hudson Valley Advanced Manufacturing Center.This position will support all operations of the Hudson Valley Advanced Manufacturing Center including:- Operate and maintain professional and desktop 3D printer- Perform a variety of post-processing steps on 3D printed and molded parts- Train and supervise student assistants- Maintain inventory of parts and materials for all fabrication equipment in the HVAMC- Help with tours and demonstrations for visitors- Participate in marketing and educational activities through the HVAMCNew Paltz is committed to providing high quality, affordable education to students from all social and economic backgrounds. We encourage applications from individuals who can bring diverse cultural and ethnic perspectives and experiences to the campus and who can advise and mentor all members of our diverse student body.

Qualifications: Required:• Undergraduate degree in Art, Design, Technology, Engineering or related field• Two years of experience with the operation of additive fabrication technologies• One year of experience with 3D modeling in an industry standard CAD package (Rhino, Solidworks, etc)• Familiarity with material properties and multiple approaches to making and fabrication• Strong customer service and communication skills and ability to maintain professionalism in a fast-paced environment• Excellent attention to detail and punctuality

Preferred:• 3+ years experience with 3D printing and advanced fabrication in an academic or production environment• Basic understanding of computer programing in Java, Python, or C++• Previous experience working in an academic lab environment

Contact Information: Electronic submissions are required. Applicants are required tosubmit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least three references who are prepared to submit letters.

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Deadline: Applications accepted until positions are filled, priority given to those received by 12/6/18.

Other important information about this vacancy: This position offers full NYS benefits, which are among the most comprehensive in the nation.

The State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective, public college that is recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs. It is located in the beautiful Hudson River Valley with easy access to New York City and other nearby recreational and cultural amenities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Candidates who bring diverse cultural experience and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population are especially encouraged to apply.

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