Technical Coordinator: Garment and Textiles Technology
17 January 2021 23:55
Based at London College of Fashion’s sites in Hackney, Shoreditch and Shepherds Bush, line-managing a team of Specialist Teaching and Learning Technicians, you will coordinate the operation and development of Fashion Design and Textile Technology facilities and a range of technical skills workshops and learning resources.
Reporting to the Technical Manager for Garment and Textiles and liaising with both technical and academic course teams and Industry partners you will coordinate the delivery of contemporary and innovative technical curriculum in Garment and Textile Technology that includes garment construction, pattern development, Cad/Cam, Digital Print, Digital Image and Technology & Innovation contributing to the College strategic vision for Technology Enhanced Learning.
You will need to be conversant with the various processes involved in PRA, stock and H&S management and have a high level of digital and technical skill relevant to the courses currently on offer within the School of Design and Technology.
You will contribute your expert knowledge and experience where needed within UAL and, with an extensive Estates project to relocate the College campus within the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park’s Cultural and Education Quarter, you will provide specialist experience to inform this landmark project.
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.
London College of Fashion, UAL is undertaking an unprecedented programme of change. In 2023 we will be consolidating our existing six sites into a new purpose built campus as part of a new education and cultural district in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Ahead of this move, we welcome applications from candidates who live in and around East London, as well as from those keen to join us on this exciting and unique opportunity in our College’s history.
You will have experience coordinating and delivering technical services at scale. You will be familiar with industry trends and new innovations within the Fashion industry with practical experience in the specialist Garment and Textile Technology subject areas listed above.
Teaching experience or a familiarity with effective and innovative pedagogical approaches are essential.
You will have the ability to lead a team effectively, including setting clear objectives to manage performance, providing clear feedback on performance and planning development journeys. You will contribute to the budget planning for staffing and resources for the Garment & Textiles area.
Your normal working hours will include late night/weekend working. You may occasionally be required to be flexible with your work time arrangements in order to support ad-hoc events that occur out of the normal working hours.
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.