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PT Hourly POOL-Makerspace Assistant
Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, California
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Date Posted 12/03/2018
Admin-Facilities Management
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled



  • Demonstrates makerspace equipment operation, knowledge, skills, and abilities to students and faculty

  • Inventories tools & equipment (stocking, restocking, and ordering), including helping facilitate maintenance & repairs

  • Aids in developing and distributing written/electronic collateral, documentation, and tutorials

  • Investigates and suggests refinements to hardware/software workflows to fit teaching and research requirements

  • Helps research and recommend new technologies with department, division, and campus personnel

  • Tutors, advises, and enforces safety protocols, proper equipment usage, and cleanup/dust mitigation procedures

  • Keeps records and reports on makerspace activities (usage, time, accidents, and related reports)

  • Supervises all makerspace users and equipment with the Makerspace Coordinator and faculty


  • Works independently using specialized skills at a high level of competence, including development of individual expertise (i.e., taking special interest in personal growth through making and sharing outcomes)

  • Collaborative mindset for campus and community outreach to promote the makerspace, which may require preparation, demonstrations, and professional dialog that encourages involvement in our campus' maker ecosystem

  • May be assigned a variety of specialized tasks or assist in completing responsibilities for a segment of the Makerspace work plan, or projects requiring organization, judgment, maturity, or other special qualifications


Qualifications and Physical Demands

Hardware skills: shop tools, digital fabrication equipment (laser cutter, CNC mill, 3D printer, and/or intro to robotics), photography, and audio/video production equipment. Software skills: 2D presentation (Adobe or equivalent), 3D modeling (Rhino or equivalent), CNC machining, and/or audio/video production software.  Prior OCC Training: ARCH 162/163 (3D & Programming), 165 (2D Graphics & Presentation), and/or 170/171/172 (Design Fabrication), or equivalent

Conditions of Employment

Hours should be 2-4 days/week @ 5 hours/day for a maximum of 19 hours/week.
Potential schedule could be MTWTh from Noon to 5pm or 4pm to 9pm (flexible).
Fridays could be used as a "make up" day, if the assistant is absent.


Employment is on a part-time, temporary basis and contingent upon verification of employment history, background verification as governed under Education Code requirements, eligibility to work in the United States, and approval by the CCCD Board of Trustees. The hours of work and effective date of employment will be arranged with the supervisor.

This is a CONTINUOUS recruitment for an applicant POOL to fill part-time, temporary, hourly assignments on an as-needed basis. Departments or Divisions will refer to the POOL of applications on file to fill temporary assignments as the need arises. You will be contacted by the hiring manager should the department/division be interested in scheduling an interview. Please note: Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview.

 Please do not call the Office of Human Resources regarding the status of your
 application as this is a continuous recruitment and the applications in this pool
 will be reviewed by the College Dean/Hiring Manager on an as-needed basis.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment. The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Coast Community College District policies, procedures, and Title IX. (Reference: BP/AP 5910 )

The Coast Community College District celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators, and faculty thrive. Individual's interested in advancing the District's strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self- disclose.

Based on the HH Hourly Scale.


Additional Information


To be considered for employment you must submit a complete application packet. A complete application packet includes:

  1. A complete Coast Community College District Online Employment Application.

  2. current resume or curriculum vitae (upload as a separate attachment - PDF recommended).

  3. Answers to ALL Supplemental Questions (please provide clear and detailed responses, where applicable, as they will be carefully evaluated to determine the most qualified candidate(s) to be invited for an interview; please do not paste your resume, put "see resume" or "N/A", or leave blank).

Disability Accommodations
If you require accommodations in the Application or Examination Process, please notify Human Resources by calling (714) 438-4714. 
Physical Requirements:
The work is performed while standing or walking. Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing. Requires the ability to use hand and finger dexterity for simple grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulations.  Requires repetitive movement. Requires the ability to bend, squat, crawl, climb, reach, with the ability to lift, carry, push or pull light weights. Requires the ability to see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids; hear and understand speech at normal levels, outdoors and on the telephone; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly; Requires the physical agility to lift up to 25 pounds to shoulder height and 50 pounds to waist height; and to bend, to stoop, to sit on the floor, to climb stairs, to walk and to reach overhead.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties are normally performed in a school environment or outdoors. Duties may be performed away from school. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
The Coast Community College District is a multi-college district that includes Coastline
 Community CollegeGolden West College, and Orange Coast College. The three colleges offer programs in transfer, general education, occupational/technical education, community services and student support services. Coastline, Golden West and Orange Coast Colleges enroll more than 60,000 students each year in more than 300 degree and certificate programs.
Since its founding in 1947, the Coast Community College District has enjoyed a reputation as one of the leading community college districts in the United States. Governed by a locally elected Board of Trustees, the Coast Community College District plays an important role in the community by responding to needs of a changing and increasingly diverse population.
Coast Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The Coast Community College District is committed to employing qualified administrators/managers, faculty, and staff members who are dedicated to student learning and success. The Board recognizes that diversity in the academic environment fosters awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides suitable role models for all students. The Board is committed to hiring and staff development processes that support the goals of equal opportunity and diversity, and provide equal consideration for all qualified candidates. The District does not discriminate unlawfully in providing educational or employment opportunities to any person on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, or genetic information.

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