Technical Coordinator 3D Make


Central Saint Martins
CSM - King's Cross, London UK
Full time

16 September 2019 23:55

£38,010 - £45,603 per annum

This is a unique and exciting role managing a team of technical staff working across Metal, Wood, Plastics and Digital Manufacturing,

You will play an integral part in ensuring that Central Saint Martins continues to provide world-class technical resources to its students, and that those resources are being managed efficiently and safely. You will help to plan access to technical facilities for students, staff and external users, and be the main point of contact in support of teaching programmes, external activities and research.

You will also help to develop and support the college , contributing to future developments, defining technical resource requirements and specifications, and take the technical lead with emerging manufacturing technologies.

Central Saint Martins is a world-leading centre for arts and design education.  Its reputation stems from the creative energy of its staff and students and the stellar achievements of its graduates nationally and internationally.  The nine programmes at CSM explore the boundaries of their discipline.  Students and staff are continually alert to new ideas, and are curious and restless in developing beyond the expected norms of their subject, so emerging work is at the forefront of its area.  CSM sits at the heart of London’s creative scene, and of one of Europe’s most dynamic new culture and innovation quarters at King’s Cross, making the college increasingly important to London’s cultural life, and indicative of our general desire to open up CSM to as broad an audience as possible. 

You will have extensive technical experience in: 3D workshop practice relating to woods, metals, plastics of digital fabrication. Demonstrable experience of operational and strategic management in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary technical team within a HE environment. Leading shared-workspace technical learning, and facilitating technical learning activities delivered in innovative ways. You will have an active interest in sustainability initiatives in relation to your field.

You will have a knowledge and understanding of relevant Health and Safety legislation and its effective operational implementation.

You will have experience of managing projects and budgets effectively, with a drive to lead continual improvements in our technical resource. Above all we are looking for a creative individual who can effectively manage and implement new resources and provide leadership to a multi-skilled and talented technical team at a world class institution.

In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.

If you have any queries about this role please email the CSM Staffing Team - or telephone 0207 514 7885

At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

This opportunity is closed to applications.