|Location:||Kings Cross, London|
|Salary:||£49,534 to £59,644|
|Placed On:||23rd May 2023|
|Closes:||15th June 2023|
This is an exciting opportunity to join our technical management team. Working closely with the Head of Technical Resources and the Technical Manager Sustainable Practices, you will take an overview on the college’s technical provision’s sustainable practice.
You will develop clear strategies and implement policies that enhance the student user experience with responsibility for the provision of technical operations management, with a sustainable practices purview across Central Saint Martins. This will include direct line management of several of our Technical Coordinators.
Strong technical operational delivery is important. But what will make the difference is how you work with people and balance the needs of the academic programmes with technical resources available, forging collaborative relationships between academic and technical colleagues to ensure the best possible student experience. A solid technical background will be crucial as will experience of managing shared technical resources and managing technical staff.
Your role will encompass communicating with stakeholders, acting as a lead point of contact for technical resources and ensuring access to up-to-date and accurate information for students, academics, fellow technicians and other university staff. You will also attend certain University and College Committees and deputise for the Head of Technical Resources where necessary.
We are looking for an experienced, adaptable and a self-motivated person who will relish the challenge of supporting a diverse range of talented and renowned academics and impacting the environmental impact in CSM technical resources and student practice. You will have extensive experience of leading technical and operational delivery in a complex environment, gained through working in higher education and/or creative or heritage industries. You should have a strong holistic knowledge of creative practice in arts and design, with an innovative and reflexive approach to making and resourcing for making.
You must be able to plan, prioritise and manage resources effectively to achieve objectives, and consider sustainable design, process and materials that contribute to the advancement of sustainable activity relevant to the workplace and the goals of the University. A solid understanding of safe workshop infrastructure with applied professional experience in the regulation of health and safety, and proficiency in how this relates to building and Estates services.
We are UAL
University of the Arts London (UAL) is the world’s second University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2021. 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.
Closing date: 23:55, 15th June 2023.
UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.
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