Technical Specialist Electrical and Electronics

Staffordshire University
June 12, 2024
Offerd Salary:£32,332 to £37,099
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Technical Specialist Electrical and Electronics Technical Services

Location: Stoke Campus Salary: £32,332 to £37,099 Per Annum Permanent Full Time Release Date: Monday 20 May 2024 Closing Date: Wednesday 12 June 2024 Interview Date: Tuesday 16 July 2024 Reference: TS63-24

About the role

We are looking for a Technical Specialist to join the Smart Technology Technical Team to support our Electrical and Telecommunications labs and users.

The ability to work effectively with a range of stakeholders, a passion for educating and supporting students with their projects is a key part of the role. The ideal candidate will have an excellent aptitude for problem solving, is able draw upon a wide range of electrical engineering experience and has a willingness to learn and pick up new skills.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong technical background in Analogue and Digital Electronics, Embedded Systems, Telecommunications, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation. Proficiency in a variety of engineering software and tools is essential, as is the ability to prepare and manage laboratory settings efficiently. A commitment to health and safety standards, experience in component supply management, and excellent communication skills are required, facilitating effective support and guidance to students and staff in a dynamic academic environment.

Main Responsibilities

  • To provide effective high-level, specialist technical instruction, support and advice to staff and students in the areas of electrical, electronics, telecommunication and robotics.
  • To work independently and/or alongside other colleagues in delivering detailed inductions, core and advancedskills sessions and to provide superb student supervision and guidance.
  • To provide specialist advice and guidance in the setting up of labs, workshops and studios for timetabled teaching sessions, open access, research, open days, Schools and College events.
  • To undertake an ongoing informal assessment of student competence and the effectiveness of skills instruction delivery techniques, including verification of student understanding and attendance.
  • To undertake routine maintenance, calibration, configuration and operation of specialist and non-specialist technical equipment.
  • Contact For Informal Discussion

    Heidi Robinson Technical Services Manager Smart Technology [email protected]

    Who is Staffordshire University?

    Staffordshire University is an award winning, teaching-intensive and research- inspired university with a focus on work integrated learning, digital innovation and enterprise engagement. With over 100 years' experience, we are a successful, confident and ambitious modern university, with a foundational purpose of providing higher and applied learning opportunities relevant to our region and beyond.

    Spread across three main campuses in Stoke-on-Trent, Stafford and London, our future-focused courses and next-level teaching ensure our students can unlock the potential the world needs now to support better futures.

    This is a key reason why we are ranked 2nd in the UK for quality education (Sustainable Development Goal 4, THE Impact Rankings 2023) and why we're in the top 10 of UK universities for career prospects (WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2023).

    As a university it is important that we are at the forefront of research, delivering impact across the globe and informing how and what we teach. In the 2021 Research Excellence Framework, 87% of our research impact is recognised as “outstanding” or “very considerable”, demonstrating how we continue to push further to create a better tomorrow for our local and global communities.

    When you join Staffordshire University, you join a highly supportive, supportive, boundary-pushing culture where insight and innovation is celebrated, expertise is valued, and excellence is rewarded. We can't wait to see the contribution that you make to the continued growth and success of the Institution.

    Rewards and Benefits

    In return for your dedication we have a competitive benefits package available

    • Competitive incremental rates of Pay • 32 days Annual Leave plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days • Excellent Pension Scheme • Access to continued professional and personal development • An opportunity to become part of the wider University community • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme • Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus • Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans

    At Staffordshire University, we believe that every student and staff member needs to be carbon literate if we are to help tackle the climate emergency and achieve our One Planet Pledge of carbon neutrality by 2030, and we are proud of our Bronze Carbon Literacy Award status. As part of our ongoing commitment we particularly encourage applications from candidates who have already completed carbon literacy training, or are prepared to undertake this training as part of their ongoing professional development.

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  • Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Human Rights.

    We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits a diverse organisation can bring for the University.

    We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, who are currently under-represented in the University workforce.

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