Full-time Engineering Instructional Laboratory Specialist

           

Posting:                                     March 2024                               

Start Date:                                01 July 2024              

Position Number:                   FY24-34

Application Deadline:            20 April 2024; open until filled

Division:                                   Academic Division; School of Engineering

Union affiliation:                    Association of Professional Administrators (APA)

Supervision received:            School of Engineering Instructional Specialist Mentor or the Dean of Undergraduate Studies.

Supervision exercised: Subordinate professional, classified, and student personnel in areas of responsibility

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GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: 

The School of Engineering has many instructional laboratories, including Auxiliary Machinery, Refrigeration, Diesel Engines, Steam Boilers, Electrical Machinery, Electronics, Welding, and Machine shop, as well as numerous training aids and cutaway machinery used in support of our mission to train marine, facilities, and energy systems engineers. The Instructional Laboratory Specialist will be responsible for the upkeep of these engineering laboratories and equipment, preparing these labs for student use, and other miscellaneous faculty support. Typical duties include ordering parts and consumables, making minor repairs as necessary, maintaining cleanliness and good order in the labs, controlling inventory, fabricating training aids and other equipment, and supervising student assistants. On average, the Instructional Laboratory Specialist will be assigned 15 hours of assistance in the instruction of labs. The Instructional Laboratory Specialist will also participate in the annual two-month Sea Term aboard the Training Ship Kennedy, typically during January and February, where shipboard activities include coordination, supervision, and instruction of first-year students using hand tools to complete simple projects. The successful candidate must participate in a random drug testing program.

Qualifications and requirements: 

·         Bachelor of Science in an engineering discipline.

·         Hold relevant USCG licenses or certifications; current Merchant Mariner Credential preferred (QMED or    USCG Engineering License)

·         Eligible for Transportation Worker Identification Credential; current TWIC preferred.

·         Applicants must have a range of practical skills.

·         Ability to work independently.

·         A team player willing to collaborate with faculty and other staff members.

                                                                                               

Preferred Qualifications:

·       A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through continuous development and/or the modeling of inclusive behaviors.  

·         Three years of relative work experience.

Salary:  $60,000 to $62,000   The Academy offers generous benefits policies and a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is exempt under the FLSA.

 

To apply, please submit a cover letter, a resume, an MMA application, Affirmative Action form, and the contact information of five (5) professional references.  These forms are located on the employment opportunities link under Human Resources on the MMA website www.maritime.edu.  Application materials may be attached and sent electronically to [email protected].  Alternatively, you may send your application materials by USPS to:  Human Resources, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532. Finalists must complete a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check.

 

Massachusetts Maritime Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, women and veterans to apply.