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Technical Assistant III, Knitting
Rhode Island School of Design

Date Posted Apr. 16, 2018
Title Technical Assistant III, Knitting
University Rhode Island School of Design
Department Textiles
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Providence, RI
    United States
  • Professional Staff
  • Arts/Museum/Theater
    Administrative Support/Services

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), the country’s preeminent art and design school, located in historic Providence, RI, is seeking a Technical Assistant III – Knitting to join its Textiles Department.
Technical Assistant III, Knitting will instruct faculty and students in the safe and proper use, care, storage, and, as appropriate, disposal of machinery, general equipment, safety equipment, and supplies/materials. Identify, research, evaluate, and present recommendations on new and existing technology, equipment and features for use in the Textiles Department courses and labs. Provide advice and guidance on technical parameters of student projects. Design, build, maintain, and repair complicated and diverse technical equipment required in the department and/or work with outside vendors to arrange for more complicated repairs. Inventory and purchase stock materials required to keep lab and classes operating smoothly and efficiently. The position requires an effective communicator able to collaborate and engage with others who are different from themselves in meaningful ways through interactions characterized by reciprocity, mutual understanding and respect.

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