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We’re Hiring for New Part-Time Positions: Makerspace Manager and Membership & Volunteer Manager

Part-Time Makerspace Manager

Location: On-site at Decatur Makers, 605 W. Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur 30030
Job type: Part-time;15-20hrs/week 
Salary: $18-$20, commensurate with experience

About the Position

Decatur Makers is seeking a part-time Makerspace manager to lead certain aspects of overseeing daily operations of a community makerspace. They will focus on facilities and equipment management, training and safety. The Makerspace Manager will work closely with the Executive Director to help the membership and the larger Atlanta community get more value from using the space as well as being an ambassador of our diverse, inclusive and welcoming organization.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in overseeing daily operations of a community makerspace.
  • Provide general maintenance and upkeep to all areas of the makerspace.
  • Give tours and respond to inquiries about the space.
  • Manage and coordinate Open Build Nights
  • Recruit, train and manage volunteer Area Stewards.
  • Responsible for managing and coordinating training classes.
  • Responsible ordering supplies as needed.

Desired Skills

  • General knowledge and skills in most of the following areas together with a willingness to develop skills in other areas: woodworking, machining, welding, metalwork, 3D design and fabrication, electronic prototyping, sewing and textiles and other types of making.
  • Must be a problem-solver and able to pivot easily in a quickly changing environment.
  • Creative problem solving instincts, the ability to learn quickly, and an interest in utilizing both traditional and non-traditional tools.
  • Adapts to new work situations, people, ideas, procedures, and organizational structures, in order to accommodate an evolving work environment.
  • Experience working well with others in a collaborative capacity.
  • Experience developing, assessing, and managing projects from start to finish
  • Demonstrates honesty, integrity, and professionalism at all times
  • Ability to collaborate and gather input from members and partners to continue a community and inclusive atmosphere.
  • Experience in training and development initiatives
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs

Details

This position is on-site, not remote: Decatur Makers, 605 W. Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur

Interested candidates should fill out an online application form and attach a resume, references and cover letter addressed to Executive Director Kalia Morrison.

Part Time Membership & Volunteer Manager

Location: Hybrid, Decatur Makers, 605 W. Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur 30030
Job type: Part-time;15-20hrs/week 
Salary: $18-$20, commensurate with experience

About the Position

Decatur Makers is currently seeking a part-time Membership and Volunteer manager to oversee certain organizational aspects of the membership experience, volunteer structure and the scheduling and advertising of classes and events. This person will heavily manage the organization’s CRM software system and organizational calendar. The Membership & Volunteer Coordinator will work closely with the Executive Director to help the membership and the larger Atlanta community get more value from using the Space and will act as an ambassador of our diverse, inclusive and welcoming organization. 

Responsibilities

  • Manage the membership experience and our organization’s CRM software system.
  • Coordinate educators, classes and community gatherings.
  • Manage and coordinate new members’ onboarding process.
  • Manage Decatur Makers Newsletter
  • Give tours and respond to inquiries about the space.
  • Recruit, train, coordinate and manage volunteers for various projects.
  • Market and advertise classes and events.
  • Coordinate and host membership meetings

Desired Skills

  • Membership and volunteer management experience
  • Experience working with a CRM software system. 
  • Adapts to new work situations, people, ideas, procedures, and organizational structures, in order to accommodate an evolving work environment.
  • Experience working well with others in a collaborative capacity is a requirement
  • Must be a problem-solver and able to pivot easily in a quickly changing environment
  • Experience developing, assessing, and managing projects from start to finish
  • Demonstrates honesty, integrity, and professionalism at all times
  • Knowledge of google apps
  • Proficient writing skills

Details

This is a hybrid position requiring on-site presence 2-3 days a week, Decatur Makers, 605 W. Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur

Decatur Makers is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, age, religion, social class, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation. We are committed to fostering a culture of inclusion and encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

Interested candidates should fill out an online application form and attach a resume, references and cover letter addressed to Executive Director Kalia Morrison.

About Decatur Makers

Decatur Makers is a welcoming, all-ages non-profit makerspace with a mission of empowering a community of creatives, builders and learners. Founded in 2013, Decatur Makers has grown to be a valuable resource that directly addresses educational needs, builds community, and fosters economic opportunities for people of all ages, skill sets, and backgrounds through our programs. In our 3,000 sq. ft. space, we have a wood shop, metal shop, electronics shop, textiles, crafts, 3D printers, laser cutters/engravers, and more, all under one roof where experts and novices of all ages get hands-on experience – celebrating and learning from mistakes – in order to build, innovate, and explore ideas. Our membership has grown to more than 400 members and our reach extends so much farther. Through all of our programs and our many partnerships with organizations in the community, Decatur Makers has made a positive impact on thousands of people of all ages in the larger metro Atlanta area.

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605 W. Ponce de Leon Ave.
Decatur, Georgia 30030

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