NextFab is seeking an engaging, focused and dynamic Assistant Manager to join our team.
NextFab is a network of collaborative makerspaces for creators of any skill level or interest. We provide access to machinery, education, membership, community, events, and professional services for anything you want to fabricate. By combining digital technology with traditional tools, we’re finding cutting-edge ways to make things, solve problems, and learn by doing. NextFab offers excellent benefits including employer covered premiums and HSA contributions, professional development and the opportunity to use the NextFab facilities outside of working hours.
The Community Manager / Assistant Manager is primarily responsible for the various tasks involved in the overall operation of the location, including management of the physical plant and equipment, tracking the location budget and controlling expenses. The person in this role will develop and communicate with all staff as well as assesses performance on a regular basis. Will oversee the delivery of services to members while supporting the funnel of artisan business studio users, assess and track the location’s strategic goals, maintain adherence to company policies and procedures, coordinate front desk and community engagement, and assist with the planning and support of events.
We are looking for candidates for the position who feel passionate about supporting the mission and work of our organization and our customers. There is a high level of flexibility in the job functions, and individuals are allowed and expected to work autonomously and contribute ideas and effort as business needs and their skills allow. It is a fast paced environment, and staff are expected to perform at a high level from the beginning, so the candidate will need to find motivation in solving problems on a daily basis.
This position assists with the management of Location employees and is responsible for leadership of the employees.
The job operates in a Shop environment and may regularly be exposed to dust, odors, oil, fumes and noise. This job requires the employee to lift at least 25 pounds infrequently.
This is a full time position; evening and weekend work will be required. Full time employees are eligible for our benefits package, including PTO, health, vision and dental plans and professional development allowance.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
- Tracking location budget
- Managing location staff, including scheduling and performance management
- Managing the physical plant and equipment
- Managing delivery of services to our members while supporting the funnel of artisan business studio users
- Assess and track the location’s strategic goals
- Front Desk and Community Coordination
- Assist with planning and support of events
- Provide customer service, technical assistance, safety supervision, and informal instruction to NextFab members in a friendly and courteous manner
- Experience working with one or more of the following is preferred: Woodshop, Metalshop, Jewelry, Textiles, Laser Cutting, Electronics
- Problem Solving/Analysis
- Teamwork Orientation
- Strategic Thinking
- Customer/Client Focus
- Time Management
- Communication Proficiency