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Technical Resources Manager (Technical Operations)

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Central Saint Martins
Central St Martins - King's Cross
Full time
Technicians
Permanent
No

07/06/2018 23:55

£44,708 - £53,865 per annum

This is a unique and exciting role as part of the Technical Management Team, supporting the Head of Technical Resources in leading a large team of Technical Coordinators and College technical staff. 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 take an overview of technical operations, develop clear strategies and implement policies that enhance the student / user experience of using the technical facilities at Central Saint Martins.

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 demonstrable experience of strategic and operational management operations in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team within an HE environment.

You will ideally have extensive technical experience in one or more of the following fields:

3D workshops (including woodwork, metalwork and model making), Weave, Knit, Textiles Printing and Dye or Fashion.

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

You will have experience of managing large 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 contact the CSM Staffing Team, email jobenquiries@csm.arts.ac.uk 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 to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.