Technical Assistant, Visual Studies
Creative Arts and Design,Fine Art,Design,Other Creative Arts
Short info about job
Company: University of the Arts London, London College of Fashion
Department: London College of Fashion
Salary: £24,034 pro rata pa
Hours: Part Time
Contract type: Permanent
Type / Role: Academic or Research
Phone: +44-1287 8918121
Fax: +44-1544 6297607
Detail information about job Technical Assistant, Visual Studies. Terms and conditions vacancy
Visual Studies Support provides a first class service to London College of Fashion students and staff within the Media Department based at the Lime Grove site. We are looking for an engaged and creative person to join our existing team of Specialist Technicians and Technical Assistants.
Building upon existing work to create and develop a world-class learning experience for our students, the role is primarily to set up, assist with and demonstrate a range of art media and photographic processes to staff and students in a variety of learning spaces and workshops.
You will be ensuring the day to day running of the visual studies rooms, stocktaking, maintaining art materials and equipment, and issuing art materials to staff as needed. In the media lab you will be taking print requests, monitoring orders and liaising with technical staff and students. We will also look to you to help out with the maintenance of the media lab and dark rooms.
If you have any queries about this role, you may contact the LCF Staffing Team at [email protected]
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.
You will have proven and demonstrable experience of working with a variety of different art media and photographic equipment. A broad understanding of hardware, software, presentation equipment and other digital solutions including complimentary digital technology and competencies is essential. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work autonomously in a self-disciplined manner, whilst adhering to an extremely high standard of customer care, are essential characteristics for this role. You should be highly proactive, well organised, command excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, while operating with a strong sense of teamwork and collaboration.
As well as your keen interest in photography and, in particular, visual studies, you will ideally bring solid experience in a visual studies environment which you gained after formal relevant training or education.
In return, University of the Arts offers generous leave, an attractive pension scheme and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellent, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.