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Requisition ID:  21349

Design and Innovation Studio (DIS) Coordinator

Job Summary

The IN-MaC Design and Innovation Studio (DIS) Coordinator will engage with K-16 educators and students; industry partners; and technology vendors to develop and implement STEM educational programming across Indiana as part of IN-MaC’s larger manufacturing workforce development strategy. The position will work directly with the IN-MaC Director of Workforce Development to plan and execute educational programming; deploy Design and Innovation Studios in academic and industrial spaces; assess progress and effectiveness of new and existing Studios; and engage with technology vendors to augment current and future Studio structures.


  • Bachelors degree in technology, engineering, education, or related field
  • Two years working in an educational setting (public school, career and technical center, industry training)
  • Experience in developing metrics, data analysis, and reporting
  • Experience with programming/coding, robotics, or wearable technology
  • Experience using laser cutters, 3D printers, robotics, and a variety of computer-aided design (CAD) software
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to take initiative, assuming responsibility, and handling confidential information with discretion
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills including proofreading/editing skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with ability to influence, collaborate and build working relationships among a diverse workforce and student population
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with accuracy and attention to detail
  • MS Office proficiency
  • CAD/CAM/CNC software tools


Additional Information: 

  • All new hires will be expected to follow Protect Purdue guidelines,  
  • Purdue’s benefits summary, 
  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
  • ALL applicants must apply via Purdue’s online recruitment system.  No other applications/resumes will be accepted
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Defined Contribution Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

Benefits Eligibility

All university employees are afforded a generous benefits package,, Including medical/dental/vision insurance, paid time off, and retirement contributions. As part of Purdue University’s expansive employee benefit package, the University is proud to offer its employees the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance by offering a tuition remission opportunity at both Purdue University and Purdue Global.

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