|Salary:||£41,454 to £49,534 per annum.|
|Placed On:||16th March 2023|
|Closes:||27th March 2023|
Following a multimillion-pound investment programme, Wimbledon College of Arts is now progressing with its ambition to become a world leading centre for performance. To fully activate our new performance spaces, we are expanding our staff team and are now seeking to appoint a Lead Specialist Technician to provide student facing professional technical expertise, guidance and knowledge relating to live performance production management.
The School of Performance at Wimbledon provides a single campus experience where Acting and Performance and Performance Design and Technologies are delivered together. With live performance as its primary focus, the school provides a collaborative and technically rich environment where ‘performance’ can be fully explored.
As the Lead Specialist Technician, you will support teaching, live performances, research and commercial activities in the Theatre, Enhanced Performance Spaces and Performance Studios at Wimbledon College of Arts. You will assist in the delivery of technical support within the wider technical team and contribute critical input to student concept and expressive/creative intention, including giving feedback to students and contributing to student formative assessments.
The successful candidate will hold an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, or considerable experience in a similar professional technical role, which should include experience of delivering technical expertise to similar academic programmes or in professional theatre.
You will possess a high level of knowledge in at least one area of technical theatre/ live performance, e.g. lighting, sound, projection, video, etc. Practical knowledge and professional experience in stage craft, construction and rigging and flying scenery, as well as CAD drawing skills are essential, as is knowledge of health and safety regulation and experience in risk assessments.
We are UAL
For the fourth year running, University of the Arts London is the world’s second University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2022. Our diverse and talented community comprises over 5,000 academic, professional, and technical staff. Together we are committed to social purpose. This includes creating a better and more sustainable world and championing race equality.
We offer highly creative working environments that inspire staff across all areas to fulfil their potential and continuous training to further develop their skills and expertise. We also offer hybrid and flexible working practices, and excellent staff benefits to improve your work life balance.
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Closing date: 27 March 2023.
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