Salary £62,844 per annum
Department/School Design, Creative and Digital Industries
This post is full time and permanent, working 35 hours per week
We seek a Head Technician to Lead our prestigious Harrow Arts and Media campus who can bring inspirational leadership to embrace and explore the digital and technological transformation the multi-disciplinary College of Design Creative and Digital Industries.
Serving over 4000 undergraduate and postgraduate students our provision is at the forefront of industry standards and employment opportunities with a focus on creative technologies and interdisciplinary creative industries provision.
We are seeking an individual with excellent leadership skills, a good understanding of managing a technical team with a strong ethos of customer service within education and close connections to the creative industries and knowledge of state-of-the-art facilities used to support media and arts creative practice. The Westminster School of Arts, and Westminster School of Media and Communications operate predominantly at our Harrow campus and are practice-led and research-informed.
We create, anticipate, and analyse the potential of emerging trends and technology and influence the agenda through developing new avenues of academic research and innovative practice. Our facilities include cutting edge studios, workshops, laboratories, and collaborative space within which to explore, experiment, design build and create.
The successful candidate will have experience leading technical teaching teams, the ability to horizon-scan to ensure effective long-term investment into estates and studios. As well as excellent budgetary control with experience of risk management, health and safety and wellbeing management. The successful candidate will also have the skills to lead a professional, customer-focussed division supporting students and colleagues with a strong ethos of equality, diversity, and inclusion.
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At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders.
We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.
The University has adopted Smart Working principles to support and further our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion aims of being an inclusive, collaborative and flexible employer. Further details of Smart Working can be discussed at interview stage.
Closing date: midnight on 9 June 2023
Interviews are likely to be held on: 26 June 2023
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