Innovation and Experiential Learning Operations Assistant (Temporary & Casual)
Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 23, 2023
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Employee ClassCivil Service
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IEL Operations Assistant (Temporary and Casual Employee) 14
Hourly Rate Minimum: $17.39
This position works within the Innovation and Experiential Learning
(IEL) Department of the Libraries Student Success Service Area. The
IEL Department leads the Libraries' overall strategy and operations
for innovation and entrepreneurship services in the Libraries. Its
staff bring expertise in support of the Libraries'
Makerspace/Breakerspace, Media Services, Virtual Reality Studio,
and the Toaster Innovation Hub.
The primary goal of IEL staff is to bring expertise and resources
to enrich learning, teaching, and professional practice through the
use and application of technology and entrepreneurship strategies.
The IEL Operations Assistant will staff and manage technology
enabled spaces, providing onsite user support and consultations,
managing and maintaining equipment, and supporting student
employees, with extension opportunities for offering workshops and
supporting outreach events to activate spaces in alignment with
Operational Support - 90%
- Staff spaces during open hours.
- Maintain operational status of equipment, software, and
- Offer consultations on the use and application of technology to
meet user needs.
- Provide support for student employees.
- Understand and work in alignment with safety and security
policies and protocols.
Administrative Support - 10%
- Contribute to IEL related project work as assigned by the
- Inventory and organize supplies and equipment, and make
- Contribute to data collection and analysis of patron use
- Other duties, as assigned.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Experience working with one or more creative technologies
(examples could include 3D printers, laser cutters, and sewing
- Demonstrated aptitude for learning and using/applying new
software and technologies.
- Commitment to maintaining a welcoming environment and working
with a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff.
- Ability to work independently and take initiative to solve
- One or more years working in a technology support or customer
- Experience using and/or maintaining 3D printers.
- Experience using and/or maintaining laser cutters.
- Experience working in support of technology-enabled spaces or
technology-focused services (including but not limited to
makerspaces, computer labs, technology help desk support).
- Experience working with student employees.
- Experience or interest in teaching workshops or other
How To Apply
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The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity
and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its
employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is
committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying
identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides
equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and
employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national
origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance
status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or
gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful
completion of a background check. Our presumption is that
prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal
convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from
Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are
required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy:
COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof
of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or
complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or
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About the U of M
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of
Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research
universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and
professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and
research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant,
diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in
Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with
world-renowned health centers, international corporations,
government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service
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