ABOUT POMONA COLLEGE: Located near Los Angeles, California, Pomona College is widely regarded as one of the nation’s premier liberal arts colleges. Established in 1887, Pomona College is known for small classes, a challenging curriculum, close relationships between students and faculty, and a range of student research and leadership opportunities. Pomona is a member of The Claremont Colleges.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Sculpture Technician oversees the maintenance of safe procedures in the sculpture facility’s Woodshop, CNC Router, Foundry, Welding shop, and Kiln area. This person maintains the machines and tools in sculpture both in the shop and the classroom. This position advises students on technical aspects of art fabrication and tests and documents students’ knowledge on studio and shop safety. The Sculpture Technician develops and implements studio safety procedures compliant with TCCS Environmental Health and Safety and Pomona College Safety Committee guidelines and represents the Department of Art at the Pomona College Safety Committee. This position oversees the safe storage and proper documentation of hazardous materials and coordinates the maintenance and repair of equipment and portable hand and power tools in all studio areas. The Sculpture Technician also maintains, organizes and purchases tools, materials and supplies for class projects and sculpture. This position schedules and receives deliveries of bulk materials and makes errands as needed. The Sculpture Technician is trained in emergency response and certified in First Aid.
New employees are required to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or request a Pomona College-approved medical or religious exemption on or before their first day of employment.
ADDITIONAL POSITION DETAILS: Regular, full-time, 10-month, non-exempt position. All staff positions are ineligible for visa or permanent resident card sponsorship. As a California employer, Pomona College requires all employees to be residents of California.
REQUIRED HOURS: The regular hours for this full-time position are 40 hours per week, 10 months per year, on a variable schedule that may require 10 to 12 hours per week of evening work hours. Overtime work hours may be required. Regular hours may vary due to needs of the College or division. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule.