Technician: Computer Aided Design

Norwich University of the Arts
Norwich, Norfolk (GB)
£16,097 to £18,645 per annum
28 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Part Time


0.6FTE (22.2 hours per week)
£16,097 to £18,645 per annum

Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) is a successful specialist university, offering high-quality education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Our dynamic, contemporary and creative provision in arts, design, architecture and media courses is delivered from a unique campus in the heart of Norwich. Graduate employability, student satisfaction and research are key factors in our acknowledged success, reputation and national profile.

NUA is both a leading contributor to the cultural and economic life of the City and country, and as a distinctive, high-quality specialist university provides the future workforce for the creative industries.

Extending our commitment to a high-quality student experience, we are recruiting a new member to our successful technical support staff team. The Architecture specialist resources support architecture from a restored, RIBA award-winning, Grade II listed building. The resources include an architectural model making room, networked computer workshops, large format scanning, laser cutting, large format inkjet printing and laser printing.

The successful candidate will be a skilled Technician with proven professional experience in their specialist creative discipline from working in either a Higher Education or a commercial environment. The successful appointee, alongside expert-level practical skills, including model making, will demonstrate expertise in working with a wide range of professional hardware and software for CAD, 3D digital, laser cutting and large format inkjet printing. The post holder will demonstrate high levels of skill for fabrication, capturing, processing, content management and output to the relevant professional quality.

A proven professional understanding of studying architecture at undergraduate level together with experience of planning, preparing and delivering technical inductions to students are key requirements of the role. The post holder will join a team operating busy workshop environments, sharing responsibility for the associated Health and Safety regulations, manual handling procedures and COSHH regulations.

The University welcomes applications from candidates who are excellent team players who wish to join the growing team of academic and technical staff working across the undergraduate and postgraduate art and design provision at NUA.

Closing date: Monday 24th October 2016
Interview date: Monday 7th November 2016

Application packs available at

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