Manager in Technical Services
York University

The Faculty of Science houses administrative departments, teaching and research facilities. The buildings, which include Bethune College, Chemistry, Farquharson, Life Sciences, Lumbers, Petrie Science and Ross, serve many diverse teaching and complex research needs, some of which impose unique and specific demands on the building infrastructure. Research space includes numerous laboratories that house specialized equipment and/or work involving biomedical and environmental hazards.

The Technical Services unit consist of the Science Stores, Machine Shop, Electronics Shop and Glassblowing Shop that provide machine shop technological solutions for design and construction of various specialized research and teaching instrumentation - electronic, electrical and mechanical; repairs, maintenance, modifications and installations of new or existing equipment, testing, calibration and consultations for faculty, students and staff. 

Reporting to the Director, Safety & Business Operations, this position is responsible for the leadership, administration and provision of technical services to the Faculty’s teaching and research operations. The incumbent manages and provides technical leadership to staff in the unit, oversees the technical group activities and acts a coordinator and technical consultant to academic staff and students. The incumbent is responsible for planning, budget control and administration of the Faculty’s Technical Services operations.
Community College training in Mechanical Engineering Technology or Electronics. Some business and supervisory skills training.
Minimum 7 years working in a machine shop and 3 years of supervisory experience. CAD/CAM experience.
Demonstrated expertise in at least one of the following: Machining, electronics and glass blowing plus experience with inventory management. Thorough knowledge of current health and safety standards and principles and their practical applications in shop environment. Proven leadership skills. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills including flexibility, discretion, tact and listening. Excellent organizational and management skills. Proven ability to exercise good judgement and initiative. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Some knowledge of purchasing and budgeting and contract processes.
Recruitment Checks:
This position requires the candidate to produce a verification of degree(s), credentials(s), or equivalencies from accredited institutions and/or international equivalents at the time of interview.
Cover Letter Required: Yes

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