Granada Centre Media Co-ordinator

The University of Manchester - Granada Centre of Visual Anthropology

Closing Date : 07/11/2016
Employment Type : Permanent
Duration : Permanent
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Humanities
School/Directorate : School of Social Sciences
Division : Social Anthropology
Hours Per week : 35
Salary : £25,769 to £29,847 per annum
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Job Reference : HUM-08914

Based in the Granada Centre of Visual Anthropology (GCVA), your role will involve providing technical film-making support and teaching assistance for the MA, MPhil and PhD programmes; providing hands-on editorial advice, feedback and support for MA student projects.  You will manage and maintain Granada Centre resources including the library and film and media equipment. You will be responsible for developing and running the GCVA’s internet presence and media dissemination, and for directing, editing and disseminating high quality film and media outputs to promote the Granada Centre and the University’s research domestically and internationally.

You will be expected to have experience of managing editing facilities and providing technical support to students and staff. You will be a skilled film and sensory media practitioner with the ability to assist in the teaching of ethnographic film making, visual media and editing. You will be expected to design and develop the Centre’s website, social media strategy and online presence domestically and internationally. You will also be required to produce, make and edit high quality social responsibility film and media projects with communities and youth in Manchester and short independent research films for academics in the School of Social Sciences. You must possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

This post is available from November 2016.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.  As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the black and minority ethnic (BME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area.  All appointments will be made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from recruitment agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Dr Andrew Irving, Director, Granada Centre of Visual Anthropology

General enquiries:
Telephone: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:
Telephone: 01565 818 234

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Further particulars including job description and person specification are available on the University of Manchester website - click on the 'Apply' button below to find out more.

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