Job Openings at Garner Holt Education Through Imagination

Job Opening- Creative Technologies Specialist

Position: Full time or Part time
Starting wage: $16.00-$25.00/hr.
Location: On-site

COMPANY OVERVIEW:
Garner Holt Education Through Imagination is a leading provider of educational solutions aimed at fostering creativity, innovation, and hands-on learning experiences in schools. We are committed to equipping educators and students with the tools and resources necessary to thrive in today’s rapidly evolving technological landscape.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Under the direction of the Director of Creative Learning, the Creative Technologies Specialist will support professional development programs, virtually and in person, through high-quality and highly enthusiastic instruction of machines, digital fabrication equipment, and animatronics.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Learn to effectively operate digital fabrication equipment and makerspace software
  • Equipment: i.e., 3D printers, laser cutters, animatronics, vacuum former, CNC equipment, airbrushing, audio and video boards, vinyl cutters and printers, embroidery and sewing machines, heat press and electronics
  • Software: i.e., SolidWorks, CorelDraw, Tinkercad, Showforge, DMX Lighting Control, Garageband
  • Train students and educators on equipment and software in an engaging learning environment with enthusiasm
  • Install, maintain and repair equipment and software (e.g., diagnose and troubleshoot)
  • Design, prototype and teach projects for virtual and in-person lessons
    Calendar and coordinate virtual and in-person lessons
  • Prepare and ensure availability of program materials
  • Perform duties and responsibilities as assigned

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (required)
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Background Check and Drug Screen
  • Travel may be required; valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Prior customer service experience is preferred
  • Prior experience instructing others is preferred

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Uphold and support the standards of ETI.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with diverse groups of customers and colleagues, both orally and in writing
  • Manage time efficiently (prioritize tasks)
  • Self-motivated to improve performance without direct supervision
  • Show persistence and seek alternatives when obstacles arise; seek alternative solutions; do things before being asked or forced to by events
  • Accept direction and feedback from supervisor and follow through appropriately
  • Demonstrate trustworthiness and responsible behavior

PREFERRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Experience as a trainer or instructor is desirable
    Able to encourage imagination, complex thinking and participation by all educators
  • Knowledge of digital fabrication equipment and makerspace software
  • Knowledge of Garner Holt Productions, Inc., Garner Holt Education through Imagination

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with a disability to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, and requires sufficient hand, arm, and finger dexterity to operate office machines. Requires mild physical work; some lifting, pushing, or pulling of objects over 50 pounds. Requires visual acuity to read words and numbers and speaking and hearing ability sufficient to communicate in person or over the phone.

ADA: The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. This job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity.

ETI, LLC., EMPLOYMENT STATEMENT: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All terms and conditions of ETI’s at-will employment, duties, and responsibilities are subject to the ETI Employee Handbook.

Garner Holt Education through Imagination, LLC Standards

  1. Provide our customers with the best quality products and services.
  2. Provide you with fair wages.
  3. Provide a safe and pleasant working environment.
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Inspired by the work of Garner Holt Productions Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of theme park animatronics, Garner Holt Education through Imagination is a team of educators and industry professionals dedicated to producing world-class educational programs and resources to provide students with a strong foundation in creativity, innovation, technology and entrepreneurship to keep pace with our nation’s need to create students who are college and career ready in the areas of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. We believe students inspired through this educational approach are poised to change the world for good.

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Please send completed application, cover letter and resume to cnielsen@garnerholteducation.com.

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