PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Maker Space Director is responsible for the operation, scheduling, sustainability and outreach of the Kentucky Movers and Makers facility. The Director will further collaborate and be accountable to the overall economic development strategy of the corporation. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education, Training, Abilities and Experience:
Teaching experience in an industrial curriculum environment; helpful.
Experience in operating and /or teaching the proper operation of metalworking, woodworking, 3D printing and plasma cutting machines.
Supervisory or oversight experience with people of varying ages and skill levels.
Ability to develop, implement and enforce safety policies and procedures.
Working knowledge or ability to learn various software programs for business operations, design and/or manufacturing.
Possess planning, management, relationship and communications skills with the ability to utilize these skills in a caring and supportive manner.
Flexibility and availability to work evening and weekend hours if required.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Plan, schedule and recruit instructors for classes in the proper use of various industrial and craft machines.
Identify, procure using predetermined criteria, install and maintain various pieces of equipment.
Ensure proper scheduling processes are in operation.
Implement and enforce safety policies and procedures.
Interface and outreach to various groups and individuals to gain members for the maker space.
Help fundraise for sustainability.
Overall management responsibility for the maker space including budgetary compliance.
Other duties and Responsibilities:
Attend and participate in EDC functions as required, including Innovate + Caffeinate, etc.
Represent EDC and the Kentucky Movers and Makers brand in a professional and exemplary manner.
Physical Demands: The characteristics described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essentials of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, walk, operate a computer, operate sophisticated pieces of equipment, and lift as much as 50 pounds. The job will require the use of multiple keyboards, reaching with hands or arms, kneeling, stooping, and occasionally to climb stairs or raise overhead doors.
About the Employer Madisonville Hopkins County Economic Development is a 501 (c) (3) NOT-FOR-PROFIT organization whose mission is to lead and facilitate the enhancement of economic prosperity in the community by assisting in job creation, capital investment in the community, and by providing the necessary means for people living and working in Hopkins County, KY to increase their skills and opportunities.
No person shall be excluded from participation in, denied benefits of, or subjected to discrimination in the implementation of this program on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex. Attention is particularly called to the requirements as to conditions of employment to be observed under the contract, Section 3, Segregated Facilities, Section 109, Title VI, E.O. 11246, the Anti-Kickback Act and Section 504 requirements. Please send resumes to the Madisonville Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation, PO BOX 745, Madisonville, KY 42431 ATTENTION: Ruthann Padgett or email firstname.lastname@example.org . We will be accepting resumé until August 30th.
For questions about this position please contact Ruthann Padgett @ email@example.com