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Specialist, Fashion (Work Study)

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Work approximately 15-20 hours per week. Candidates will be interviewed. Work-study is awarded to SLCC students through the Federal College Work-Study program, which requires establishing financial need through the FAFSA application from the Financial Aid Office. If you do not have work-study awarded to you, you will not be eligible for work under work-study positions. Salt Lake Community College may complete a criminal background check on the finalist.

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Specialist, Fashion (Work Study)
Open Internally or Externally External
If faculty, tenure track status Not Applicable
Reports to (title) Associate Dean, Visual Art & Design
Department Visual Art & Design
Requisition Number W17092
Position Type Replacement
Job Category Work Study - Variable
FT/PT Part-time
Initial Work Location Library Square Center
Starting Salary $9.86 - $10.85
Job Open Date 01/19/2018
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Review Date
Job Summary

Oversee and maintain the Fashion Lab at Salt Lake Community College.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

1. Keep lab and classrooms organized (removing scraps, fabrics, paper left on tables)
2. Keep the sewing machines in working condition making sure they have needles, correct thread, feed dogs are up and stitches put back on neutral
3. Make sure there are feet on machines and that they are in working condition
4. Make sure all sergers are threaded correctly and that the stitches are correct and to remove industrial thread from the sergers
5. Make sure all sergers are back in their neutral position and to replace missing or broken needles
6. Keep sergers in their places on the table and lock up all foot pedals for sergers
7. Put serger thread back in the cupboard
8. Maintain the iron with water, removing burned materials from surface, etc.
9. Keep irons full of water and the cords untangled
10.Replace the fabric on iron table when needed
11.Put students’ tools left on tables in the “lost and found”
12.Put chairs and dress forms back in place
13.Keep all irons cleaned

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued
Preferred Qualifications

Current or past student of the Fashion program who has taken and successfully finished all the construction classes.

Be proficient at using and maintaining all types of sewing machines that we use in the program.

Good communication skills.

Student should not be enrolled in the Studio classes during the semesters they are working as a Specialist.

Minimum Qualifications

Work-Study Eligible

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College. Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities and special needs.

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Special Instructions

Work approximately 15-20 hours per week.

Candidates will be interviewed.

Work-study is awarded to SLCC students through the Federal College Work-Study program, which requires establishing financial need through the FAFSA application from the Financial Aid Office. If you do not have work-study awarded to you, you will not be eligible for work under work-study positions.

Salt Lake Community College may complete a criminal background check on the finalist.

FLSA Non-Exempt

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you first learn about this position?
    • Newspaper
    • Ethnic Media
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Organization
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • SLCC Website
    • Referral Agency
    • Workforce Services
    • College Placement Center
    • Friend
    • Employee
    • SLCC Email
    • SLCC HR Office
    • Other (please specify below)
  2. If other referral source, please specify:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Work-Study award from SLCC's Financial Aid Office?
    • Yes
    • No
    • I don't know what work-study is

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume / Curr. Vitae
  3. Letters of Reference
  4. Other Doc