Jobs at Maker Nexus


Maker Nexus is looking for enthusiastic and motivated Makers, Artists, Crafts people, and Educators who are interested in becoming a core part of our community in Sunnyvale.

We are currently hiring for these positions:

Consulting Maker
Education Team Member (Instructor)
General & Youth Education Managers



Consulting Maker

The Consulting Maker is responsible for smooth operation of the maker space and first class member experience, premier member service and member retention. This position acts as the frontline representative of Maker Nexus and provides excellent customer service and information to current and prospective members. (read more)

Education Team Member

Members on the Education Team develop, plan, prepare, and instruct a variety of education classes, workshops, events, and youth programs. Education Team Members work with both adult and youth students to deliver maker education content. This includes safety classes, skill-building workshops, youth camps and homeschool and afterschool programs, and team building corporate events. Ed Team Members fill a variety roles, from leading adult and youth classes, to assisting Instructors during camps, to developing project or process ideas into classroom-ready lesson plans and curriculum. Education Team Members are mostly part-time and can be either seasonal or regular employees. The work schedule is very flexible, with our biggest need during school holidays and summer break.


We are continuously accepting applications and ideas on classes that instructors want to teach. However, we have a particular need for instructors in metalwork, machining, woodwork, and electronics/robotics.

To be considered for a position on the Education Team, please submit your contact information, skills, resume, and general  availability to us at


General & Youth Education Managers

The General Education Manager and Youth Education Manager co-lead the Education Team and are responsible for overseeing the ongoing development, scheduling, and delivery of all education content at Maker Nexus within their programmatic areas.  Several of these duties will overlap or run in parallel, and require the tight collaboration of both Managers. Maker Nexus is recruiting and interviewing for both roles. (read more)

About Us


Founded in 2018, Maker Nexus is a non-profit community focused Maker Space. We operate a makerspace in Sunnyvale, California. Members work on their personal or business project, prototyping or hobby. We offer classes and workshops for adults and youth. Our facility includes a wood shop, basic machining, CO2 lasers, 3D printers, vinyl cutter & heat press, various sewing machine and CAD and design software as well as workspace and co-working opportunity. We also host regular community events at our facility.