The Fabrication Studio Manager is an evening and weekend shift position, working from Monday through Thursday from 2pm-10pm and Sunday 12pm-8pm. As part of the SF Shops Studio Manager team, the Fabrication Studio Manager supervises the Model Shop, Metal Shop, and associated spaces that primarily support student making in the Architecture, Industrial Design, and Sculpture programs. They are the supervisor and administrator of the San Francisco Tool Center library, and the lead supervisor of the San Francisco Fabrication Shops on weekday evenings.
The Fabrication Studio Manager must possess broad competence with wood, metal, plastics, fabric, and digital fabrication. This person should have thorough knowledge of workplace health and safety regulations, the ability to demonstrate best practices in safe tool, equipment, and material use, and uphold professional studio culture for all users. The ability to maintain and model calm and focus in a high-pressure environment is critical to success in this position; a commitment to being a strong and collaborative team member is also fundamental.