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Technical Assistant: Visual Studies

4200

London College of Fashion
London College of Fashion - Lime Grove
Term time only
College Office
0.43
23
33
Permanent
No

28 May 2018 23:55

11 June 2018
£24,034 pro rata pa

This is the chance to make the most of your interest in Visual Studies and photography and work in impressive facilities with cutting-edge equipment. Joining us at the London College of Fashion at Lime Grove, you will work in our visual studies rooms and media lab, where we operate our photographic printing and process service.

Building upon existing work to create and develop a world-class learning experience for our students, the role is primarily to set up, assist with and demonstrate a range of art media and photographic processes to staff and students in a variety of learning spaces and workshops.

You will be ensuring the day to day running of the visual studies rooms, stocktaking, maintaining art materials and equipment, and issuing art materials to staff as needed. In the media lab you will be taking print requests, monitoring orders and liaising with technical staff and students. We will also look to you to help out with the maintenance of the media lab and dark rooms.

If you have any queries about this role, you may contact the LCF Staffing Team at vacancies@fashion.arts.ac.uk

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

London College of Fashion is extremely proud to be a global leader in fashion education, research and consultancy. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries.

Join us as we embark on an exciting journey over the next four years and beyond. By 2022 London College of Fashion will move to the Stratford Waterfront, as part of a new cultural hub in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

You will have proven and demonstrable experience of working with a variety of different art media and photographic equipment. A broad understanding of hardware, software, presentation equipment and other digital solutions including complimentary digital technology and competencies is essential.

Excellent communication skills and the ability to work autonomously in a self-disciplined manner, whilst adhering to an extremely high standard of customer care, are essential characteristics for this role. You should be highly proactive, well organised, command excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, while operating with a strong sense of teamwork and collaboration.

As well as your keen interest in photography and, in particular, visual studies, we will be impressed by your strong organisation skills and ability to keep calm under pressure. Ideally, you will bring solid experience in a visual studies environment which you gained after formal relevant training or education and be confident working independently.

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

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 to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

This opportunity is closed to applications.