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Northeastern University
  • Position Number: 2261925
  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Position Type: Facilities Management

Operation & Tech Manager

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locationsin Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahantare nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of on-campus and online formatslead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
The First-year Engineering Learning and Innovation Center (FYELIC) is seeking an Operations and Tech Manager to oversee daily operations of its Makerspace.

Responsible for managing the operation of the First-year Engineering Learning and Innovation Center (FYELIC), overseeing daily operations, the machines and equipment and working with staff, faculty and students that use the center. Also responsible for technical projects such as new equipment, equipment and tool maintenance and consulting on technical aspects for all faculty and student projects. Responsible for recommending technical solutions and purchasing parts, tools and machines to support the students, faculty and FYELIC.

BS in related Engineering field, Master's degree preferred. Skill with mechanical and electrical systems and parts and experience with student projects, preferably with design, robotics, microcontrollers, mechanical and electrical designs to solve problems and programming for devices. Familiarity with best practices for 3-D Printing, laser cutting, benchtop CNC and general hand tool knowledge used to help facilitate student project fabrication.

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Additional Information:
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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