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Graduate Student Educator

Company: Princeton University
Location: Princeton
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

The Keller Center is hiring a Graduate Student Educator to support their makerspace.

Responsibilities include:
Providing mentorship and guidance for undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and staff who engage in making in a variety of academic disciplines. The educator would work with students to help them plan out their projects by giving them advice on tools, project milestones, and the potential academic and social impacts of their project.
A working knowledge and ability to train others using CAD software is essential.
In order to ensure that our students are getting the highest quality making education possible, the Graduate Student Educator will build a robust relationship with the campus maker community and be a conduit for students to be able to utilize machinery and tools within other makespaces across campus.
Exhibiting excellent interpersonal skills and fostering a welcoming and inclusive environment for a diverse group of students and campus community members. It is important to the Keller Center that our makerspace be an inclusive area where anyone with interest in making can learn and work.

The ideal candidate:
Would be able to work a flexible schedule and would be available from approximately 2:00pm to 9:00pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays beginning June 6th, and ending August 18th.
Would possess knowledge and experience with 3D printing, large format printing PCB/CNC mills, and ability to teach and help others with these technologies and software.
Would have proven interpersonal and organizational skills and a high degree of professionalism, the ability to think creatively, work independently and function effectively as part of a team, and an enthusiasm for STEM education/outreach.
Has a passion for how making intersects with design, entrepreneurship, and innovation.

Keywords: Princeton University, Trenton , Graduate Student Educator, Other , Princeton, New Jersey

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