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Student Employment

This is a guide for students who are interested in working at Simpson Library.

ThinkLab Student Assistant

ThinkLab Student Assistant


Position Basics

Work Hours Between 12PM (Noon) and 6 PM
Weekend Shifts Included? Yes
Hours per Week An average of 10 hours each week
Public Services? Yes
Same Schedule each Week? Yes

Position Duties

  • Assist students and faculty who are using the services of the ThinkLab.
  • Help maintain 3D printers and learn troubleshooting techniques.
  • Learn basic 3D modeling programs such as Tinkercad, Meshmixer, Dremel 3D, etc.
  • Help troubleshoot ThinkLab related issues/questions posed by students.
  • Create 3D print guides and online content under the direction of the supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications (Required)

  • Strong customer service attitude
  • Ability to work independently and in a self-directed manner
  • Attention to detail and dependability a must.
  • Must have at least 2.0 GPA

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior customer support experience.
  • Prior 3D printing + troubleshooting experience.
  • Understanding of the 3D print and scanning production process.

Student Supervisor

Shannon Hauser