Studio Technician - 3D Digital Fabric Printing
To provide a high quality, professional and fully integrated service coordinating and supporting teaching, research and enterprise in Digital Fabric Printing & Digital Making. Responsible for the operational running of the Digital Fabric Printer and assisting with the operation of CNC equipment. To help build a student-centred culture within KSA’s workshops to underpin the collective aims of KSA so there is a clear understanding of how meaningful and disciplined workshop practice can effectively support the development of ambitious student work. To ensure the safe operation of all processes within the KSA workshops, and fully support the University’s Health and Safety Policy.
The sucessful candidate will have experience of running and maintaining a Mimaki Fabric Printer with proven ability to work effectively independently and as a member of a team. You will be used to complex workloads, possess excellent organisation skills, have the ability to prioritise appropriately and have enthusiasm towards the delivery of continuous improvement.
Kingston School of Art (KSA) has a strong heritage. Since its origins in the late nineteenth century KSA established an exceptional reputation, becoming one of the UK’s leading Faculties of art, architecture and design. KSA is now a comprehensive provider of art, design, architecture, humanities, and performing arts education and research. KSA’s strength is reflected by the influence of its globally distributed and celebrated alumni, its subject rankings, research performance, industry and student awards, and the leading brands and institutions that have chosen to work it.
KSA combines a dedication to creative risk-taking, innovation and experimentation with a commitment to working with its numerous local, national and global partners and collaborators to lead and shape the future of the creative and cultural industries. The Faculty attracts high quality teachers and researchers and boasts impressive technical resources. As a Faculty within a university that also embraces the areas of health, business, science, engineering and the social sciences, it combines the benefits of having its own arts and humanities identity with an ability to be at the forefront of exciting cross-disciplinary developments.
In the top five per cent of the world for art and design education, and very highly ranked for Journalism, English and Philosophy, KSA is on an exciting journey. The University is currently completing a strategic plan to take the institution through the next three years and beyond, and in line with this at KSA we are actively planning for future success.
This is a fixed term, part time position for 12 months (29.6 hours a week) with a starting salary of £23,315.20 per annum (80% pro rata to £29,144 per annum).
Interviews are expected to be held on Friday 13 December 2019.
For informal enquiries please contact Pablo Grattoni, Hack Space DMW Workshop Manager.
Kingston University values the diversity of its student and staff body. We are committed to providing a fully inclusive environment to ensure consistent and holistic support for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors. We recognise our duty under the Equality Act 2010 to prevent discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations between different people when carrying out their activities.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.
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