MIDAS (Metallurgical Industrial Development Acceleration & Studies) is a project of the Kootenay Association for Science & Technology (kast.com). MIDAS offers the best “FAB”rication equipment available in the Kootenays for public, academic & commercial use. The building is a newly renovated accessible space with state of the art, enterprise-level equipment and training on that equipment including: 3D Printers, 3D scanners, CNC milling equipment, woodworking, an electronics lab, teaching and co-working space and more.
Main responsibilities of the MIDAS Administrative Coordinator will be to provide support to the Lab Director, and to provide exceptional customer service to MIDAS members, potential members, the general public and our commercial clientele. On a day-to-day basis, you will be expected to ensure the website, social media, training and operations calendars are updated, member information is accurate and current, assist with FabLab inquiries as needed, monitor lab usage, update and maintain all documents and manuals, ensure safety procedures are followed immaculately, and other operational duties as required. To achieve this, you will be working as part of a progressive team. You will be working at the FabLab reception desk.
Requirements and Qualifications: KAST is looking for a creative and motivated individual with confidence, judgement, flexibility, a desire to learn, a love of detail and a sense of humour. You will need to be outgoing and provide a high level of service while remaining professional and discreet. You will have preferably completed post-secondary education and will have a minimum of 5 years of customer service/office management experience. You will have demonstrated time management and organization skills, and adore detail and other forms of geekery. You will be willing to work flexible hours from Monday-Friday. You will be at the front line at MIDAS, and you will be ready at any given moment to switch tasks multiple times throughout the day to accommodate the needs of members, the Lab Director, and other operational staff at the facility. That said, we’re super fun. Promise!