- Technician Demonstrator – Textiles
- Textiles, Design & Architecture
- £27,396 - £30,619
- Permanent, Full Time, 37 hours per week
- Ref: AD1204
Arts University Bournemouth is renowned globally as a professional arts university, dedicated to turning creativity into careers. Our culture of making, performing, and shaping cultures is at the heart of our learning, research and engagement. Our values speak of collaboration, connectedness and innovative practice, underpinned by a passion for our academic disciplines and extensive partnerships with industry, professions and communities.
We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and strive for our staff to be from diverse backgrounds. We positively encourage applications from individuals within under-represented groups and welcome applications from individuals regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
The post holder will support a range of provision offered by the university, including Textiles Undergraduate course, Innovation and Knowledge Exchange initiatives and AUB Open Campus projects in line with their technical expertise.
Ideally you will have significant expertise in screen printed textiles design, inks, dyes, motifs and patterns and be able to demonstrate this and support students to the highest level. Knowledge of traditional and contemporary textile print and the ability to confidently operate digital print machinery are required.
You will be flexible and inspirational in your approach to delivery in order to support the diverse subject matter, the lecturers and the students' aspirations and expectations.
You will be responsible for ensuring that the learning environment is adequately resourced whilst supporting learners in the use of relevant equipment, materials and software. A good working knowledge of current health and safety is essential, as is the ability to manage students to a high standard in this area.
You will deliver a variety of induction programs, provide group demonstrations of a range of related processes, and provide day-to-day support for students undertaking their project work. You will be required to develop and make teaching resources and learning aids, organise trips/events and assist academics in the preparation of taught sessions.
A Level 3 qualification and/or equivalent experience is required and ideally candidates should possess a degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject. Strong organisational skills and the ability to work as part of a team.
For more information and to apply visit https://aub.ac.uk/working-at-aub
Closing Date: 11 May 2023
Interview Date: 30 May 2023