SPRING 2020 Artistic Lab Technicians
San Francisco, CA 
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Job Description

Driven. Engaging. Innovative. Do these words motivate you? If so, then we want to talk with you. Academy of Art University offers a rewarding employment experience for those who excel in a dynamic environment and who can consistently deliver high-caliber customer service. We thrive on ingenuity and pursue ideas every day that lead to extraordinary opportunities for tomorrow. Apply here for your next career!

Academy of Art University is seeking to fulfill technical support roles within the University's academic labs, equipment facilities, and shops for the upcoming Spring 2020 semester. Artistic Lab Technicians work directly with students, faculty, and staff on a variety of matters that ensure efficient and effective utilization of resources within the University's labs, equipment facilities, and shop spaces.

This is a seasonal position, between February 3rd - May 23rd which requires Technicians to work a flexible schedule of up to 40 hours per week.

What an Academic Support Technician Will Do Each Day:

  • Provide quality customer service to all students and faculty
  • Answer questions regarding resource allocation, use, and returns
  • Quickly help to resolve technical matters that directly impact the work of students
  • Support with inventory management and quality control
  • Assist, as needed, with software and hardware updates
  • Ensure best practices are followed for respective work locations

Academy of Art University seeks those that are trained in the following areas:

  • Architecture
  • 3D Animation & Visual Effects
  • Game Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Jewelry & Metal Arts
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Photography
  • Motion Pictures & Television
  • Music Production
  • MAC
  • Sculpture
  • Stop Motion
  • Web Design

What You Will Need to Bring to the Team:

  • A positive attitude and solution-oriented mindset to successfully troubleshoot a variety of technical matters
  • Strong time management and organizational skill sets that enable you to support a number of individuals effectively and quickly
  • A passion for art and design and at least two years of professional experience working within a related field
  • Knowledge of PCs and Macs is highly preferred. Respective software program and / or tool shop knowledge is necessary.


Academy of Art University offers great part-time benefits for our Technicians. Such benefits include one tuition-free undergraduate class per semester, paid sick leave accrual, an enrollment option for a tax-free commuter program and a 401k enrollment option. We also have a swimming pool with multiple lanes, two fitness centers and many recreational programs that you are welcome to benefit from throughout the term.

    Academy of Art University is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered regardless of age, Aids or HIV positive status, marital status, domestic partnership, medical condition or genetic characteristics, race or national origin, pregnancy, religion, sex, gender identity, gender or sexual orientation, name change, citizenship, physical or mental disability, veteran status or other status protected by federal, state, local or other law. Equal access to the hiring process, services, and employment is available to all persons. Applicants requiring accommodations to the application and/or interview process should contact the Human Resources Manager by calling 415-274-2222. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


    Job Summary
    Start Date
    As soon as possible
    Employment Term and Type
    Regular, Part Time
    Required Education
    Bachelor's Degree
    Required Experience
    2+ years
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