Printmaking Technical Co-ordinator

6457

London College of Communication
LCC - Elephant and Castle, London UK
Full time
Technicians
Permanent
Yes

26 November 2020 23:55

17 December 2020
£38,694 - £46,423

Traditional print techniques and facilities are regarded as core to the ethos of the London College of Communication. Leading the Printmaking, Book Arts & Letterpress technical department, this role will oversee the daily running of specialist printmaking and fine binding facilities found within the Technical Resources team at LCC.  These include Relief Printing, Intaglio, Stone and Plate Lithography, and Screen Printing on Paper and Textiles, Book Arts and Letterpress. 

Duties will include line managing a large team of technical staff, ensuring safe and effective use of resources within the department, as well as leading student workshops, and assisting students in specialist technical processes. A key part of the role will be working with other College technical managers to ensure excellent service delivery and support, participating in student technical tuition, holding workshops, inductions and providing one to one support.

London College of Communication is a pioneering world leader in creative communications education. With the communications sector constantly evolving at a rapid speed, we work at the cutting edge of new thinking and developments to prepare our students for successful careers in the creative industries of the future. Our course provision reflects the breadth of expertise housed within the most diverse creative agency including: journalism, advertising, PR and publishing; photography; film, television and sound; communications and media; graphic communication; spatial communication; design cultures; and interactive and visual communication.

You will be technically proficient in at least two of the relevant areas: Relief Printing, Screen-printing, Lithography or Intaglio Printing.  The successful applicant should ideally have experience in managing a technical facility, either in higher education or an industry field and should possess good industry knowledge across a broad range of technical areas.

Above all we are looking for a motivated, creative individual who can add to a growing and increasingly important team at the college. We would expect high levels of technical and digital competence and a dedication to innovation and technological development.

Appointment to this role will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed.  Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from employment. This will depend on the circumstances and background to your offence(s). 

If you have any general queries, you may contact Lesley Wilkins, Staffing Administrator, lcc.jobs@lcc.arts.ac.uk or telephone: 020 7514 7985

Appointment to this role will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from employment. This will depend on the circumstances and background to your offence(s).

UAL is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive university - a place where we all can be ourselves and reach our full potential in our work, learning and creative practice. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

This opportunity is closed to applications.