CCW Specialist Technician (L&T) 3D Workshops – Ceramics

Vacancy ID: 8117
Main Location: CCW - Peckham Road, London UK
Hours: 35
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £35,468 - £43,558 pa
Closing date: May 25, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

We’re looking for an experienced and enthusiastic maker whose primary interest and medium sits within the expanded field of Ceramics. The ideal candidate has skills that reflect both contemporary and traditional practices present in Art and Design higher education. This includes skills in throwing, hand building, mold making, firing, glaze chemistry. A basic knowledge of how ceramics can benefit from digital fabrication processes is desirable.  

 

This role is to work with another resident specialist technician to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the workshop resource. This role provides individual support to students, and group delivery for inductions and specific skills that align to course delivery. You’ll work closely with your line manager, studio technicians, and fellow colleagues in the other 3D workshop resources to deliver an excellent technical provision which is appropriate for a wide variety of courses.  

You’ll be involved in the supervision and maintenance of the workshop space and will be key in maintaining health and safety measures within the resource. As you’ll be working a lot with others, excellent communication and team working skills are essential.  

Why choose us?

University of the Arts London 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 a 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. 

 

We offer generous leave, an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.

Your Profile

For full details on the assessment criteria and how to apply please click the apply button to be directed to our website. 

 

Please prepare to show us up to 3 examples of your work that you feel demonstrate your technical skills in the expanded field of Ceramics.  Talk the panel through the development cycle of the project, highlighting 1 or 2 challenges that you were able to overcome that demonstrate your technical, creative and problem-solving abilities. You’ll have 10 minutes at the start of the interview for this, followed by up to 5 minutes of follow up questions from the panel. 

We are 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.

 

 

Should you have any questions not answered in the supporting documentation, please contact Aruna Dhinakaran, Resourcing Assistant at jobs.ccw@arts.ac.uk  or on 020 7514 9646.

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.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

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