Specialist Technician – Digital Projects

Vacancy ID: 7674
Main Location: CSM - King's Cross, London UK
Hours: 35
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £35,468 - £43,558 per annum
Closing date: February 7, 2022 11:55 pm

The role

CSM is a pioneering world leader in art and design education. With digital making technology constantly evolving at a rapid speed, we work at the cutting edge of new thinking and developments to prepare our students for successful careers in the creative industries of the future. The Digital Projects role provides professional learning technologist expertise, guidance, advice, support and administration across the technical resources activities at Central Saint Martins.

The role will involve working with a range of technical and professional staff to develop high quality learning resources and designs. You will not only bring key skills with you but will have the opportunity to develop new skills and experience across a wide range of technical workshops in an evolving area.

Why choose us?

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. 

Central Saint Martins’ world-leading reputation for arts and design education stems from the creative energy of its staff and students and the stellar achievements of its graduates nationally and internationally. The nine programmes at Central Saint Martins, while challenging the boundaries of their discipline, understand that what we do is always connected to others. Our community goes beyond buildings, beyond disciplines and beyond borders. From local neighbours to global partners, Central Saint Martins collaborates with others to build knowledge and transform objects, systems and lives for the better. We understand that good things happen when people work together.

Your Profile

Before completing an application form, candidates should please download the candidate information pack and the job description/person specification for the role and read the full list of requirements and selection criteria before applying, as this will be the criteria on which your application will be assessed.

Requirements of the role:

We are looking for a creative, self-motivated person who can also contribute to the technological development of the department. You should have a recognised qualification within the relevant field, such as pedagogy/learning/technology/new media and have industry experience in an area related to learning technology.

  • A recognised and accredited teaching qualification, e.g. PG Cert (desirable)
  • In-depth knowledge of the use of a range of appropriate design and web authoring software and productivity tools, including: MS 365, Moodle, Blackboard Collaborate (desirable). Some knowledge of HTML, CSS, WCAG (desirable), Web 2 Technologies, Adobe CS (desirable)
  • Good understanding of and familiarity with a range of different content delivery mechanisms, e.g. (web, mobile, podcast etc.), dynamic and collaborative resource development (blogs, wikis etc.)
  • Knowledge of pedagogies for online and distance learning
  • General digital media production skills to produce online guidance and resources
  • An interest in and knowledge of art and design disciplines and discourses (desirable)
  • An interest and knowledge of Creative Technologies (desirable).

UAL is committed to addressing the under-representation of staff from Black and Minority Ethnic communities, using our student profile as a reference point.

In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive salary and pension plus a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity.

If you have any queries about this role please email the CSM Resourcing Team on: jobenquiries@csm.arts.ac.uk.

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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