Technical Manager, Creative Industries

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
£40,322 - £49,553 per annum (Grade 6)
25 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
05 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date: 05/12/2019
Salary: £40,322 - £49,553 per annum (Grade 6)
Package: Excellent Benefit Package

Job description

We are looking to appoint a Technical Manager who will be responsible for leading our team of skilled and experienced technical staff in the School of Arts and Creative Industries. In this senior role, you will work alongside the Dean and other academic staff to develop strategies around the development of technician provision and how best technology can support and enhance the experience of students. The role is also responsible for Health and Safety provision and risk assessment around the use of creative industry technologies.

With over 19,500 students and 1500 staff, Edinburgh Napier University  is a leading, modern university with a reputation and impact that stretches far beyond our shores. We are an inclusive University with strong links to industry and are clear that it is our 'applied' focus that sets us apart. Our strategy is set around four key pillars of growing our academic reputation; delivering an excellent personalised student experience; internationalising our work; and building innovation, enterprise and citizenship. It is an exciting place to work with a clear growth agenda.

The role

You will manage the technical staff and the related facilities, and workshops in order to effectively support students and staff within the School to deliver an excellent student and teaching experience.

You will enable and support CPD and Business engagement throughout the School's facilities.

You will be, responsible for ensuring delivery of a high quality technical service based on national best practice within the sector, ensuring compliance with Health & Safety regulations, and, working with the Dean, for leading an internal audit of the School's technical service.

Who we are looking for

Experience should include:

  • Experience in a senior technical role in the creative industries or within Higher Education
  • Experience of leading and managing a team
  • Teamwork and communication
  • Establishing effective Health and Safety processes.

If this exciting opportunity sounds of interest, please click here to read the full role description.

Benefits we offer

Salary: GBP 40,322 - GBP 49,553 per annum (Grade 6)

We offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a minimum of 36 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts

Further Information about our benefits can be found here.

Additional information

  • Closing date: Thursday 5 December 2019 (Midnight GMT)
  • Shortlisting: Friday 6 December 2019
  • Interviews: Wednesday 16 December 2019
  • To apply, please complete our online application form and attach an up to date copy of your CV

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and hold Disability Confident, Career Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here.

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