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Media Lab Monitor – Federal Work Study

Position Title: Media Lab Monitor

Department: Division of New Media

Number of Vacancies: 3

Work Location: MTC 111

Purpose of Position: Maintain the safety & integrity of the Media Lab during open lab times while assisting with various projects

Description of Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Hold manageable and predictable lab hours regularly (You’d be deciding this with New Media faculty and staff upon hire).
  • Understand all safety requirements and precautions of the Media Lab space.
  • Ensure that lab users are operating equipment safely.
  • Stay in the lab on occasions that the laser cutter is in active use (this cannot be left unattended while it is completing a job).
  • Assist with lab equipment and troubleshoot if problems arise.
  • Help with commissions that the Media Lab may receive via faculty/staff.


Required Qualifications: 

  • Prior experience with 3d printers, laser cutters, photo printing, vinyl cutting, heat press, dye sublimation, and other related technologies preferred.
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Cloud software preferred.
  • Must be able to safely lift 50 lbs.


Work Schedule (Days & Times): The times and days for this position may vary. Upon agreement to hire, faculty and staff will discuss set lab hours with the two hired monitors.

Hourly Wage: $10.00

Employment Start Date: 08/30/2022
Employment End Date: 04/28/2023

Job Supervisor & Contact:

Amanda DeVore
(641) 673-1114