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Assistant Technician: Production Stores

University of Westminster - Design, Creative and Digital Industries

Location: Harrow
Salary: £15,648.52 per annum, Incl. LWA (Grade NG3)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 7th April 2021
Closes: 20th April 2021
Job Ref: 50053623

Hours: Term Time – 30 weeks per year

Position Type: Professional

This post is term time only, working 30 weeks across the year. Working week will be 35 hours. The post is fixed term for 12 months.

We are looking for an Assistant Technician to assist the Stores technician and technical team in supporting the academic delivery of the Westminster School of Art and School of Media and Communications production activities (teaching, studios, research, CPD and knowledge exchange activities). This role provides a high quality and customer-focused technical service to staff, students and external clients/users. 

You will work in our production equipment stores supporting a broad range of moving image and digital media-based courses with a wide range of technical, equipment and administrative support. This includes support for television and film production and broadcast journalism. The role involves preparing, checking, maintaining small and large equipment packages for location and studio filming/recording and demonstrating its use. The role involves using asset management software for recording and tracking the equipment loans. 

The ability of manual handling, lifting and moving of equipment and a knowledge of health and safety practices and implementation is essential. 

The role requires a working knowledge of video, film and digital cinema cameras, sound recording equipment, lighting/grip equipment and camera support systems. A working knowledge of current information technology hardware/software systems and formats including digital cinema camera workflows is required. Knowledge of ARRI, Blackmagic, Bolex, Canon, Hitachi, Panasonic, Sony camera systems would be advantageous. 

Other supported courses include: Digital media, animation, photography, radio, illustration, fashion and music. 

To apply for this vacancy please click above. Further information can be found in the job description and person specification, which can be accessed through link below.

At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders. 

We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable. 

Closing Date: Midnight on 20 April 2021 

Interviews are likely to be held: TBC for a September 2021 start 

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