|Salary:||£32,770 to £35,619 per annum|
|Placed on:||20th April 2017|
|Closes:||7th May 2017|
Research, Enterprise and Innovation
Full Time, Fixed Term until September 2019
Location: City Centre Campus (University House)
Interview Date: Wednesday 17th May 2017
Are you an experienced Technical Manager with expertise across at least two of the workshop areas (wood, metal, digital prototyping and print) and a demonstrable interest in making and production in a wide range of contexts using traditional and digital tools and techniques?
Are you an agile practical problem solver, able to provide high-level technical advice and propose innovative solutions to complex creative and design challenges?
Can you demonstrate an awareness of collaborative maker spaces?
We are looking for an experienced Technical Manager to provide specialist expertise and professional understanding to support the successful delivery of the STEAMhouse Phase 1 project.
The role will be responsible for managing the four STEAMhouse production workshops (digital prototyping, wood, metal, print) and the Technicians associated with these workshop spaces. The role will also work with the STEAMhouse Creative Director to create systems to manage access to the facilities and coordinate the delivery of workshop inductions, training and short courses focused on skills development.
The role will advise on, and approve, use of the STEAMhouse production workshops and work with SMEs to increase product and/or market viability, working with the Challenge Workshop Broker, Creative Director and the Product Development Experts.
The position is full time.
As Technical Manager you should have:
This post is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) resource and partially funded by Arts Council England.
For further information about STEAMhouse, please visit: http://www.bcu.ac.uk/business/steam
For further information about this role please refer to the below Job Description and Additional Information which provides key information about the role.
As part of your application, please ensure you upload a CV and Cover Letter. You are advised, where possible, to remove personal details such as your name from your CV and Cover Letter.
Shortlisted candidates will be expected to undertake a short presentation during the interview.
For more information about applying and for the job description for the post, please see the current vacancies on the BCU website: http://jobs.bcu.ac.uk/.
Alternatively if you require the application in a different format please contact the Human Resources Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0121 331 6693.
Birmingham City University seeks to be a single status employer and benefits include up to 32 days annual holiday, an index linked contributory pension scheme and an employee medical scheme.
Birmingham City University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
Midlands of England