Technical Specialist, Media Production

York, United Kingdom
£19,816 – £27,830 per annum (Grade 5)
17 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2019
Contract Type

Department:     Vice Chancellor's Office
Salary:     £24,771 to £27,830 per annum
Closing Date:     Wednesday 31 July 2019 at midnight
Interview Date:     See advert

We are recruiting to 2 permanent positions, one full-time and one part-time

1 FTE (37 hours per week) £24,771 – £27,830 per annum (Grade 5)

0.8FTE (30 hours per week) £19,816 – £22,264 per annum (Grade 5)

Location - York

Interviews for this vacancy will be held on the 12th & 13th August.

Do your creative and/or technical passions lie in the area of Journalism, Radio and/or Film and Television and do you have technical production skills that today’s storytelling requires?  

Are you passionate about sharing and building upon your technical knowledge and skills? 

Are you ready for a new challenge that will see you impact and enhance the student experience providing fundamental career ready skills? 

York St John is an ambitious, modern university at the heart of historic York and there has never been a more exciting time to join the Specialist Technical Team here, as we are proud signatories of the Technician Commitment and currently working through our action plan to ensure visibility, recognition, career development and sustainability of technical skills. 

Significant investment in our campus and facilities, the development of forward-thinking new partnerships and an enhanced range of contemporary courses have helped make us one of the fastest growing Universities in the U.K. over recent years. In 2021 we will be opening our new building in the heart of the campus which will house a brand new Media Production studio, editing lab and set building workshop as well as much more!

Whether our students are reporting a news item, creating a film or TV programme, taking part in live production and news days, podcasting or producing a radio debate, our Technical Specialists are a crucial asset in supporting the students and Academics along the journey. 

You will be part of the University Specialist Technical Team and will work locally with the Media Production Specialist Technical Team, working closely with the Academics supporting BA (Hons) Media Production, Film and Television, Journalism and our new Media Production MA. Our suite of Media Production courses are designed to give students plenty of practical experience and have produced numerous award-winning alumni, including BAFTA Award-winners.

You will lead on demonstrations and the management of the specialist equipment and studio spaces, being an active member of the Media Production and Specialist Technical Team supporting students and staff.

Join us as we are building on our achievement, with a new strategy for the next decade, emphasising our commitment to widening opportunity through the power of education and contributing our talents to creating a fairer world, and a more prosperous region.

As a Stonewall Global Diversity Champion and holder of the Social Enterprise Gold Mark for Responsible Business Practice, our strength lies in the supportive, inclusive network that exists within our teams: renowned for our friendly, progressive environment, we will nurture your potential so that you can accomplish your ambitions.

For further information regarding the role or application process, please contact Jonny Woolsey on 07534973655. 

Closing Date: 31 Jul 2019
Category: Professional Support