Makespace Manager

University College London - UCL Faculty of Engineering

The Makespace Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management and administration of the Makespace including the management of the workshop staff and facilitation of the membership community.

The post holder will be particular responsible for workshop health and safety, facilitating the membership community, managing the workshop budget, undertaking any purchasing required and general administration such as answering emails from the public and our members.

The successful candidate will work closely with the workshop technicians and the rest of our team in events and research to ensure the smooth running of our space and the delivery of our curate programme of activities.

We are looking for a self-motivated, resourceful, organised and proactive individual with experience in managing teams. You will be practical, approachable and have an encouraging attitude. Ideally, you will have a passion for materials and a knowledge of some making methods, tools and processes.

An approachable and positive attitude are essential and any successful candidate needs to be comfortable interacting with a wide range of people on a daily basis. You should have excellent interpersonal communication skills together with the ability to plan, prioritise and oversee the delivery of a wide range of activities within a making environment.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Saffron Hutt at s.hutt@ucl.ac.uk. For informal queries regarding the role, please contact Zoe Laughlin on z.laughlin@ucl.ac.uk

Closing Date: 22 September 2017

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23.59.

Interview Date: 5 October 2017

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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