Are you enthusiastic about design, education and emerging technologies? Join our team! The Jacobs Institute is hiring two full-time positions to join us this spring. Position descriptions and application links can be found below, and all questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that applications can only be accepted through the official links provided below.
The Managing Director oversees administration for the institute, including staff, budget and finances, and facilities, and is responsible for the day-to-day management of core programs within the institute, including:
This position manages both staff working on curricular and public programs, as well as the most active Makerspace on Berkeley’s campus. In addition, the Managing Director provides essential support to the institute’s faculty leadership, and contributes to the development and implementation of the vision for the institute.
We are looking for a highly motivated candidate with experience managing a cross-functional team, and exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. Experience with administrative roles in higher education is a plus, as is familiarity with design and fabrication practices.
Learn more and apply by visiting jobs.berkeley.edu and searching for position #3466.
The Design Specialist provides professional design, prototyping, and fabrication support to Jacobs Hall’s makerspace and equipment, and offers mentorship to the Jacobs Institute. Made up of an eclectic group of artists, engineers, and educators, Design Specialists oversee the operations and safety of the students and Jacobs community using the makerspace; and work to continue the mission of the Jacobs Institute by helping students take their projects from idea to reality. Each specialist has an area of expertise (electronics, 3D printing, carpentry, CAD/CAM, metalworking) but cross-collaboration is expected and encouraged.
We are looking for a candidate enthusiastic about mentoring students with budding design interests, who is motivated about working collaboratively with fellow Design Specialists to create an environment that fosters ideas and experimentation.
Learn more and apply by visiting jobs.berkeley.edu and searching for position #3619