Executive Director, Research, Innovation, Design, & Entrepreneurial Center (RIDE)

Research, Innovation, Design and Entrepreneurial (RIDE) Center Coordinator

About Westfield State University:
In 1839, Westfield State University was founded on the ideals of Horace Mann who sought to improve society through education. We were the first public education institution without barrier to race, gender or economic class. The spirit of innovative thinking and social responsibility is forged in a curriculum of liberal arts and professional studies contributing to the development of knowledge, skills, and character essential for students to become responsible leaders and engaged citizens.

General Statement of Duties: Full time salaried position
The RIDE Center coordinator will support the Executive Director in managing the equipment, space, and programming. The space includes a design studio and MakerSpace with 3D printers, Adobe and other equipment software, laser cutter, woodworking, sewing, computer programing, vacuum formers, and circuitry tools. They will help to coordinate and contribute to a positive user experience, managing classroom, student, and community visits and activities, helping with scheduling events, communication, student support, preparation of reports/assessments, administrative/office tasks, and other RIDE center needs. They will assist with coordination of student interns, work study, and graduate assistants, and community engagements associated with RIDE centers. They will assist the Executive Director with RIDE expositions, workshops, speaker series, and other events, as well as training students, faculty, staff, and community on equipment and software use within the center.

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