Technician Demonstrator (Workshop Metal)

Key details

Reports to: Senior Workshop Technician

Course/Department: School of Art, Design and Architecture

Salary: £25,217 per annum

Hours: Full-time, permanent

Location: Wallisdown, Poole BH12 5HH

Ref: AD0827

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Closing date

Tuesday 22 October 2019

Interview date

Monday 11 November 2019

Equal Opportunities

Arts University Bournemouth is committed to a policy of Equality and Inclusivity and welcomes applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.

THe post

Arts University Bournemouth is the leading professional arts university dedicated to turning creativity into careers. Offering courses in art, design, architecture, media and performance, we are passionate about our specialist subjects and dedicated both to education and the creative industries which we serve.

An exciting opportunity exists to work with a dedicated team supporting students and staff within the University workshop with a bias towards Metalwork.

You will be required to deliver a variety of induction programmes and continual support and supervision in, but not limited to, metalworking machinery and fabrication equipment primarily with molding and casting techniques and composite material usage occasionally. They will also be required to facilitate and support student making with both hand and machine techniques along with other workshop disciplines as required.

The ability to construct and adapt teaching aids, maintain a safe working environment, with current knowledge of Health and Safety legislation relevant to the environment, is fundamental to the role.

You must be able to competently assist with the essential maintenance of workshop equipment and be able to contribute accurately to material requisition as well as be confident in sourcing new suppliers and the best deals to ensure value for money is achieved for the University in line with procurement requirements.

You will also be responsible for ensuring the learning environment is adequately equipped, whilst supporting and supervising a diverse range of learners in using various equipment.

Candidates must be able to plan and organise a complex workload within a very busy and constantly changing environment and possess the ability to work independently and as a member of a team as required, at times working outside of the course to support learners. Evening cover may be required for this post.

A Level 3 qualification and/or equivalent experience is required and ideally candidates should possess a degree level qualification and/or a subject related qualification or equivalent experience.

Experience of working with young adults in a teaching or training environment would also be advantageous.