Technical Assistant: Paper Store

University of Plymouth - Faculty of Arts & Humanities

The Faculty of Arts & Humanities has a vacancy for a Technical Assistant in our Paper Store.

The role is to provide routine technical support for the Faculty by providing a materials sales and procurement service. This role supports the Faculty students, and specifically, Scott Building-based Workshops and their Technicians.

As a Technical Assistant at University of Plymouth, you will be expected to ensure that technical support is of the highest standard to enhance the student experience, employability of our students and the reputation of the Faculty, School and University.

You will be educated to GCSE A*-C grade, preferably to A Level standard or equivalent and will have practical experience and knowledge gained from study within a creative arts area e.g. Printmaking/Letterpress/Screen Print/Ceramics.

You will be required to order and manage stock materials and produce pricing information for our Moodle (VLE) and therefore must be numerate, literate and accurate with English.

Additionally, the role will directly support other colleagues within and outside of the Faculty in the preparation of materials for Faculty workshops, as well as in supporting students and staff in Faculty shows and exhibitions.

This is a part-time post working 20 hours per week (4 hours per day Monday-Friday), 36 weeks per year, on a permanent basis.

For additional information please contact Richard Bryce on 01752 585260, or email

Closing date: 12 Midnight, 12 December 2016

University of Plymouth is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is a Stonewall diversity champion.

The University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s career in STEMM academia.

University of Plymouth has been recognised by Bloomberg as one of the 50 best UK employers for 2016.

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