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MakerLab Coordinator

Temporary, part-time with a possibility of additional hours and possibility of extension.

Job Description


Reporting to the Director of Public Programs, the MakerLab Coordinator is responsible for planning and implementing various MakerLab 2RG programs at Two Rivers Gallery.


Under the direction of the Director of Public Programs, responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Planning, researching and preparing Maker-based programming for youth and adults

  • Facilitating Youth MakerLab

  • Assisting with MakerLab Youth Immersion activities

  • Facilitating Open Make nights, including monitoring and helping Open Make participants and mentors

  • Schedule workshops and instructors, write and follow up on contracts

  • Maintaining equipment and tools, including cleaning and troubleshooting

  • Posting social media updates, assisting with promotion of MakerLab

  • Recruiting, training, managing and recognition of MakerLab volunteers and mentors

  • Coordinating MakerLab partnerships, programs and rentals

  • Assisting with funding applications for MakerLab and MakerLab projects

  • Planning and facilitating outreach activities, special projects and collaborations

  • Planning, organizing and facilitating yearly Prince George Mini MakerFaire

  • Carrying out related duties as requested by the Director of Public Programs


  • Diploma or degree in art or technical fields or equivalent practical experience

  • 2-4 years of experience working with the public

  • Computer literacy


  • Experience with Making

  • Interest in and understanding of technology

  • Teaching and communication skills to encourage interaction between the public and Maker projects

  • Proven leadership ability with adults and children

  • Interest in the history, theory and practice of Making

  • Organizational, creative and teamwork skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and administrative skills, verbal and written

  • Ability to excite the public, make learning fun

  • A genuine love of engaging with people of all ages and abilities

  • Valid driver’s license an asset

  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs occasionally

Salary Range:  $16-20 / hour, depending on experience

Hours: Part-time (18-22hrs/wk) flexible work schedule, some evening and weekend work is required.  Additional hours in events and shop may be available.

Start date: As soon as possible

End date: December 31, 2017 with a possibility of extension

Please send resume and cover letter to 



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