Position Opening: Fabrication Facilities Manager
The University of Virginia School of Architecture seeks a
Fabrication Facilities Manager. The Manager is responsible
for organizing and running both traditional and digital
fabrication facilities as safe and effective learning
environments. Responsibilities include providing instruction
to faculty and students regarding the intentions of design
projects, advice and instruction on the materials and
techniques involved, as well as the process of fabrication
and assembly to ensure safe and successful outcomes while
promoting the integrity of design intent. Because
fabrication methods are integral to the curriculum, the
Manager should be able to participate in academic teaching.
The Manager should be experienced with traditional hand and
power woodshop tools, as well as CNC equipment (e.g. laser
cutters, 3D printers, 4-axis routers) The Manager should be
able to work with the CAD and CAM software used in CNC
fabrication. To be competitive, applicants should have a
bachelor’s degree in a related discipline, or comparable
experience managing a fabrication facility for an
educational program utilizing traditional and digital
methods. A Master’s or professional degree in design or a
technology-related discipline is preferred.
Applicants should apply on-line at the following web address:
The position is open until filled. Inquires may be directed
to Kirk Martini (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The University of Virginia is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is strongly
committed to building diversity within its community. Women
and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.