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Technical Tutor Digital Photography

University for the Creative Arts

Location: Farnham
Salary: £26,715 to £30,046 per annum pro rata
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 20th November 2020
Closes: 7th December 2020
Job Ref: 20-SURR218-0639-1

UCA is the No.1 Specialist Creative University in the Complete University Guide 2021 and the Guardian League Table 2021. The University is also proud to hold the TEF Gold award for teaching quality from the Office for Students.

As the second largest provider of creative education in Europe, UCA has been producing exceptional graduates for the creative industries worldwide for more than 150 years. We have more than 7,500 students studying on 120 creative arts, business and technology courses at campuses in Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Rochester, Hampton Court and Maidstone, as well as through distance learning. Our exceptional team of world-class teaching and research academics are equipping the next generation of creators, innovators and leaders with the skills they need to thrive in the creative industries.

As well as enjoying an international reputation for its HE provision, UCA is unique in that it helps students make a career in one of the most dynamic, significant and fastest-growing sectors of the economy. We are ideally positioned to lead the way and provide the talent for a new-look future, and we hope that you’ll bring your skillset to our cause – creating the perfect environment for the next generation of creatives, entrepreneurs and makers to thrive.

Part Time Post: 14.50 hours per week

Salary: £26,715-£30,046 per annum pro rata

We are looking to appoint a Technician Tutor to support the photographic activities of our lens-based courses with an emphasis on BA and MFA Photography. This post predominantly supports learners working within our dedicated digital imaging suite containing iMacs, Adobe software, negative scanners, and photographic printers. The post holder will also teach and support camera usage and studio practices while providing ad-hoc cover to the analogue photographic areas.

You will have excellent knowledge and familiarity with a range of camera formats, strong IT troubleshooting skills and professional level experience of using Lightroom, Photoshop and InDesign as a minimum.  You will also be required to compile learning materials and deliver technical workshops and tuition in a range of photographic areas.

You will contribute to the care and maintenance of equipment and be responsible for the health and safety in your area of competence.  You will also have excellent communication skills, be a good team worker and be able to demonstrate an aptitude for dealing tactfully with students and staff. The ability to work under pressure is essential.

The pro rata salary for this position will be £10,686-£12,018 per annum

Please note UCA may close a vacancy early in the event of high numbers of applications being received.

For further details and to apply for this post please visit our website

The closing date for receipt of applications is 7th December 2020.

Interviews will be held on 14th December 2020.

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