Team Leader - Digital Imagin

University of Westminster
July 31, 2024
Offerd Salary:£45,791 - £50,855
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Team Leader - Digital Imaging

Ref. 50052720

Salary £45,791 - £50,855 per annum (Incl. LWA)

Department/School College of Design, Creative and Digital Industries

Location Harrow

This post is full time and permanent, working 35 hours per week.

The College of Design, Creative and Digital Industries (DCDI) at the University of Westminster is seeking an experienced Team Leader for Digital Imaging. Our college is renowned for its innovation and academic excellence across Media, Arts, Design, Architecture, and Technology, integrating technological advances with creative exploration as a cornerstone of our philosophy.

As the Team Leader – Digital Imaging, you will develop and lead the Digital Imaging team, ensuring high-quality, customer-focused technical services for staff, students, and external clients. You will collaborate with the Technical Manager and Head Technician to manage the team and resources, supporting teaching, research, and knowledge exchange activities within Harrow.

You will lead and manage a team of Technician staff, ensuring compliance with people management policies and promoting effective relations with other academic and professional service areas. Your role includes maintaining Health and Safety standards, providing feedback and guidance to your team, instructing users in the safe use of equipment, and managing technical support for academic staff and students. Additionally, you will oversee the maintenance and minor repairs of equipment, manage stock levels, and participate in relevant internal and external networks.

Photography education at the University of Westminster has a tradition dating back to 1839, with the world's first photography degree delivered at our predecessor, the Regent Street Polytechnic. Our courses have always reflected and influenced the state of the art. In this role, you will ensure that our photography department remains relevant and cutting-edge, continuing its legacy of excellence and innovation for future generations.

You will be educated to degree level in Photography or a similar Media discipline. You will also have demonstrable experience in technical staff management, a strong understanding of health and safety legislation, and experience in one or more of the following areas: Photography, Digital Media, or New and Emerging Image Technologies (Photogrammetry, 360 Imaging, Scanning). You will possess excellent IT skills, interpersonal communication, and planning abilities, and are adept at solving practical dilemmas. Your approach will be customer-focused, flexible, and committed to continuous professional development. Additionally, a relevant post-graduate or professional qualification and experience in a Higher Education environment would be desirable.

We offer a role that allows you to contribute significantly to the technical support landscape of our college. You will be part of a dynamic team, working in cutting-edge facilities and supporting a diverse student body. This position provides opportunities for professional growth and the chance to make a meaningful impact on the educational journey of our students.

Step into a role that combines technical expertise with creative leadership. Apply now to be part of a vibrant team where your skills and dedication will be valued. To apply for this vacancy please click above. Further information can be found in the job description and person specification, which can be accessed through link below.

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 31 July 2024

Interviews are likely to be held on date to be confirmed

Administrative contact (for queries only): [email protected]


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