Part-Time Technical Assistant - Art and Architecture Shop

Posted On: June 26, 2019

Hours: Part Time


Academic Year September 2019 - May 2020

Hours: 13 hours per week (Tues:12:00 pm-7:00 pm, Sat: 12:00 pm-6:00 pm)

The Part-time Technical Assistant will assist, instruct and advise students and institution members in the methods and materials of all phases and sculptural and architectural fabrication, including proper and safe use of tools and machinery pertaining to these applications.  

Job Duties:                    

  • To instruct and observe all health and safety regulations
  • To aid in maintenance of the shop facility, including organization and machine upkeep and repair.        
  • To receive and handle deliveries of materials pertaining to students/shop use inventory                                


This is a unionized position.

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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30 Cooper Square, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10003

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  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.