Technician Demonstrator – Workshop – Metal

Arts University Bournemouth

Arts University Bournemouth is the leading professional arts university dedicated to turning creativity into careers. Offering courses in art, design, architecture, media and performance, we are passionate about our specialist subjects and dedicated both to education and the creative industries which we serve.

An exciting opportunity exists to work with a dedicated team supporting students and staff within the University workshop with a bias towards Metalwork.

You will be required to deliver a variety of induction programmes and continual support and supervision in, but not limited to, metalworking machinery and fabrication equipment, molding and casting techniques and composite material usage. They will also be required to facilitate and support student making with both hand and machine techniques along with other workshop disciplines.

The ability to construct and adapt teaching aids, maintain a safe working environment, with current knowledge of Health and Safety legislation relevant to the environment, is fundamental to the role.

You must be able to competently assist with the essential maintenance of workshop equipment and be able to contribute accurately to material requisition as well as be confident in sourcing new suppliers and the best deals to ensure value for money is achieved for the University in line with procurement requirements.

The post holder will also be responsible for ensuring the learning environment is adequately equipped, whilst supporting and supervising a diverse range of learners in using various equipment.

Candidates must be able to plan and organise a complex workload within a very busy and constantly changing environment and possess the ability to work independently and as a member of a team as required, at times working outside of the course to support learners.

A Level 3 qualification and/or equivalent experience is required and ideally candidates should possess a degree level qualification and/or a subject related qualification or equivalent experience.

Experience of working with young adults in a teaching or training environment would also be advantageous.

For more information and to apply visit aub.ac.uk/recruitment

Closing Date: Wednesday 23 August 2017
Interview Date: Monday 11 September 2017