Support Technician: Garment Technology

Vacancy ID: 8339
Main Location: LCF - Mare Street, London UK
Hours: 28 hours per week, 34 weeks per year
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £29,851-£36,377 pro rata pa
Closing date: July 6, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

In this role, you will provide technical support to groups and individuals for taught programs. You will be responsible for supporting the Specialist Technician in the operation of teaching and learning facilities and providing assistance and advice to all users with the delivery of the technical services in order to meet course outcomes.

You will also be responsible for the day-to-day running and maintaining of our specialist facilities and our teaching and learning resources.

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.

London College of Fashion is extremely proud to be a global leader in fashion education, research and consultancy. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries.

London College of Fashion, UAL is undertaking an unprecedented programme of change.  In 2023 we will be consolidating our existing six sites into a new purpose built campus as part of a new education and cultural district on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.  Ahead of this move, we welcome applications from candidates who live in and around East London, as well as from those keen to join us on this exciting and unique opportunity in our College’s history.

If you have any queries about this role, you may contact the LCF Resourcing Team at vacancies@fashion.arts.ac.uk   phone: 07730 900321.

Your Profile

You will have a degree or an equivalent qualification with substantial experience in industry practice of garment construction, ability to apply knowledge and experience, sharing learning and experience with staff and students.  With professional experience in the discipline, you will bring the ability to work collaboratively and constructively with other technical and university colleagues to enhance student experience and outcomes.

Excellent communication skills, whilst adhering to an extremely high standard of customer care, are essential characteristics for this role. The post holder should be highly proactive, well-organised, command excellent interpersonal and supervisory skill while operating with a strong sense of teamwork and collaboration. 

Please note this role will require flexible working patterns including evening and or weekend work.

There will be a practical test at Curtain Road on 15/07/2022.

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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