Academic Consultant, Makerspaces (Baylor University, full-time)

Seeking creative and analytical type for our Academic Consultant, Makerspaces role in Baylor University Libraries. Candidate should be eager to partner with faculty to design and facilitate learning, keep our shop buzzing, and looking for creative partnerships both in the university and community. Those interested may read more and apply here.


The Academic Consultant, Makerspaces is responsible for providing expertise, support, and access to technology and creative labs for faculty, staff, and students.

Position Description

Provide technical and creative maker consultation, support and resources for faculty, staff, and students. 30%
Oversee operation of the library makerspace, including equipment, software, and supplies. 20%
Promote use of the makerspace and foster and develop its user communities, including development, facilitation, and coordination of training programs and events. 20%
Other projects and duties to explore connections between maker activities and adjacent/emerging technologies. 15%
Train, support, delegate work assignments to, and oversee projects of select members of the student work force. 10%
Respond to after-hours service requests in the makerspace. 5%


A Bachelor’s degree and one year of relevant work experience is required. A Master’s degree in the field of Engineering, Computer Science, Fine Arts, or Entrepreneurship, and two years of relevant work experience are preferred.

To Apply

View the full position description: Academic Consultant, Makerspaces. Please submit an on-line application at along with a cover letter and resume.

About Baylor

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 16,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting staff who support our mission as we pursue our bold vision, Illuminate.

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion among its selection criteria. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.