Robotics Fabrication Lab Manager

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Employer:
Old Westbury, NY, USLocation:
Thu, Dec 8 '22Posted on:


The School of Architecture and Design at New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) invites applications for the position of Robotics Fabrication Lab Manager.  Based on Long Island, the Manager will be serving both the New York City and Long Island (Old Westbury) campus locations.


  • Reporting to the Director of Digital Technologies and Fabrication this position will be responsible for daily operations of an integrated analog and digital fabrication shop in Long Island.
  • Be the primary technician for the Robotics Lab & advanced 3D printing lab.
  • Collaborate with NYIT faculty and administrators and assist in, installing, maintaining, and continually improving equipment for a state-of-the-art wood shop and digital fabrication lab.
  • Administration of safety procedures and their coordinator with other NYIT administration including the implementation of operation procedures (OP) and Machine Safety Operating Procedures (SOP).
  • Assist with technology budgets and reports in addition to fabrication lab policies, procedures, tutorials, and purchases.
  • Train and supervise student staff in the interest of advancing a culture of experimental making.
  • Researching and experimenting with the capabilities of traditional wood shop tools, digital tools, and various other methods.
  • Manage online queue of student printing and cutting submissions for staff run equipment.
  • Organize software & hardware updates as needed.
  • Organize equipment use demonstrations and orientations for students and faculty.
  • Create clear, accurate, user-friendly documentation/tutorials for all equipment.


 Bachelor’s Degree in architecture or a related field and significant experience in fabrication in an academic and/or professional setting.

Experience operating three or more of the following digital fabrication systems: Robots, 3D printing, CNC milling, laser cutting, and vacuum forming.

Experience with CAD/CAM programming; Rhino, Grasshopper, AutoCAD, Adobe Illustrator.

Experience using, installing, and maintaining software for 3D modeling, CNC, and/or Arduino systems is also beneficial.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

Ability to lift heavy equipment and materials.

Flexible schedule with ability to work nights and weekends.

Ability to assist students working in an interdisciplinary manner from concept to fabrication.

Required Application Materials:

1. Cover letter
2. Resume/CV
3. Contact information for 3 references and/or professional settings 

New York Institute of Technology offers numerous opportunities to enhance personal and professional growth and provides employees with a competitive compensation and benefits program inclusive of  generous paid time off, holidays, tuition remission, and retirement plans with employer contributions.

New York Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

 Other Information

In compliance with local legislation as well as to provide greater transparency to candidates, the annual base salary range for this position is listed. New York Tech considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate experience/expertise, education/training, key skills, geographic location, internal peer equity as well as market, organizational considerations and/or applicable collective bargaining agreement when extending an offer.


Minimum Salary

USD $65,000.00/Yr.

Maximum Salary

USD $65,000.00/Yr.


Apply at Job Opportunities | Human Resources | NYIT | Robotics Fabrication Lab Manager in Old Westbury, New York | Careers at Old Westbury, NY (

Job ID: 2022-3027

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