Temporary, part-time with a possibility of additional hours and possibility of extension.
Reporting to the Director of Public Programs, the MakerLab Coordinator is responsible for planning and implementing various MakerLab 2RG programs at Two Rivers Gallery.
Under the direction of the Director of Public Programs, responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Planning, researching and preparing Maker-based programming for youth and adults
Facilitating Youth MakerLab
Assisting with MakerLab Youth Immersion activities
Facilitating Open Make nights, including monitoring and helping Open Make participants and mentors
Schedule workshops and instructors, write and follow up on contracts
Maintaining equipment and tools, including cleaning and troubleshooting
Posting social media updates, assisting with promotion of MakerLab
Recruiting, training, managing and recognition of MakerLab volunteers and mentors
Coordinating MakerLab partnerships, programs and rentals
Assisting with funding applications for MakerLab and MakerLab projects
Planning and facilitating outreach activities, special projects and collaborations
Planning, organizing and facilitating yearly Prince George Mini MakerFaire
Carrying out related duties as requested by the Director of Public Programs
Diploma or degree in art or technical fields or equivalent practical experience
2-4 years of experience working with the public
Experience with Making
Interest in and understanding of technology
Teaching and communication skills to encourage interaction between the public and Maker projects
Proven leadership ability with adults and children
Interest in the history, theory and practice of Making
Organizational, creative and teamwork skills
Excellent interpersonal and administrative skills, verbal and written
Ability to excite the public, make learning fun
A genuine love of engaging with people of all ages and abilities
Valid driver’s license an asset
Ability to lift up to 50lbs occasionally
Salary Range: $16-20 / hour, depending on experience
Hours: Part-time (18-22hrs/wk) flexible work schedule, some evening and weekend work is required. Additional hours in events and shop may be available.
Start date: As soon as possible
End date: December 31, 2017 with a possibility of extension
Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
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