Summary: The Fashion Design Technician provides support to fashion design faculty and students, and works with the students to assist them with their technical projects during scheduled classes and Open Studio periods. The Fashion Design Technician also helps oversee student workers in the Fashion Design Studio. This position provides additional support to the Fashion Design program such as assisting with fashion shows, field trips, and other activities required to enhance the Fashion Design program and maintain the facilities and the technical equipment.
Department: School of Design: Fashion Design
Education/Experience: Associates Degree in Fashion Design plus two years experience working in an educational fashion design environment.Valid drivers license with good driving record; must be insurable.
Knowledge/Skills/Ability: Proficient in the use of industrial sewing and pressing equipment.Industry knowledge of technical fashion design.Ability to work effectively with colleagues in the department, and other departments of School of Design.Ability to read, listen, and communicate information and ideas through spoken and written language.Ability to use various means of communication (e.g. telephone, computer, other electronic devices) to work with students, peers, and outside contacts.Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Physical Requirements: Medium work: exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Fingering, standing and/or sitting, walking, talking and hearing. Close visual acuity to perform an activity such as viewing a computer terminal or operating industrial machines. The position may require additional hours for events, including evening, and weekends.
Essential Functions: Supervise and instruct the students during Open Studio periods.Work one-on-one and/or in small groups with students assisting them with their class-related technical fashion design projects during scheduled classes and open studio periods.Maintain the design and sewing laboratories and the industrial equipment.Ensure daily preparation of the Fashion Design Studio and equipment (industrial sewing machines, specialty machines, pressing and other equipment and material) for classroom use by the instructors and students.Maintain accurate inventories of accessory machine parts and large equipment.Assist with extracurricular activities such as open houses, field trips, and fashion shows.
Reports To: Studio Manager
Work Location: Owings Mills North (20)
Position Category: Staff
Position Type: Part-Time Regular (1000 - 2079 hours, 501100)
Open Until Filled: Yes
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:stevenson.peopleadmin.com
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Stevenson University is the third-largest independent university in Maryland. Founded in 1947 as Villa Julie College, the University serves than 3,400 students pursuing undergraduate, master's, and adult accelerated degrees at locations in Stevenson and Owings Mills. Stevenson is recognized as a national leader in career education with a distinctive process called Career ArchitectureSM, whereby students align their career goals with their personal interests and values. U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges has singled out Stevenson as an innovator in higher education and as one of the most affordable independent universities in the nation.
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