Technical Demonstrator, Scenic Construction

Bath Spa University - College of Liberal Arts

Location:  Various - Main Location Westmoreland Station Road
Line Manager:  Performance Studios Manager
Hours: 37 hrs per week
Ref: 08/17/1664
Closing Date: 12 midnight GMT, 28 Aug 2017
Interviews: 13th Sept 2017

About us

At Bath Spa University we work with one clear vision: to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. Based in a World Heritage city in the UK, we’re connected to a vast network of international partners ensuring that our students are socially engaged global citizens. By blending digital technologies, international perspectives and work-orientated connections with our inspirational teaching, we’re set to transform the lives of our students every day. And with every growing student numbers it means our infrastructure is set to expand. And we need great, inspirational people, people like you, to join us and pave the way.

The College of Liberal Arts is an exciting new development at Bath Spa University, bringing together 3 of our traditional schools into a new structure enabling the extensive collaboration and the sharing of knowledge across a multitude of disciplines.

About the role

This role is for someone to demonstrate scenic and props making skills to our students, assist with teaching and show builds and to manage our Scenic Construction Centre, order stock and monitor health and safety.

Though most of the work is theatrical, there will some some construction for events, music and television. There will also be supervision of Get-Ins and Get-Outs with an occasional need to drive the College van. Though most of the time will be spent at our Scenic Construction Centre, travel to various sites and working on site specific events will be involved in the role.

This role will work in supporting the wider team of Technicians, Technical Demonstrators, and Academic staff, as well as working directly with students to support and enhance the student experience.

About you (requirements)

You will have a First Degree or equivalent experience, considerable experience in industry and working in a workshop environment. You will have knowledge of teaching or training, preferably with experience working in a teaching institution.

A teaching qualification is desirable and you will be keen to engage with further development of your skills and training.

You will be a free thinking team player with a friendly customer facing persona, flexible work attitude and a full driving licence.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Bryan Wallbridge, Performance Studios Manager, on 01225 875440 or Jonathan Barden; Head of Technical and Production Facilities on 01225 875440 or j.barden@bathspa.ac.uk.

We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

For further information or to apply on-line please visit jobs.bathspa.ac.uk.  Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed. Any queries regarding the application process or our website should be emailed to hrcontact@bathspa.ac.uk.

Please note, unfortunately due to the SOC level and salary associated with this post we would be unable to sponsor any applicants requiring a Tier 2 (general) visa.  For further information, please visit the following link: https://www.gov.uk/tier-2-general

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