Assistant Technical Officer (Fashion & Textiles)
*this post is now closed*
Location: Manchester Metropolitan University
Faculty / Function: Professional Services
Salary: Grade 4 (£20,675 to £22,417)
Closing Date: December 4th 2020
Contract Type: Fixed term
Contracted Hours per week: 5
Manchester Metropolitan University is one of the UK’s most inspiring higher education institutions, offering the opportunity for passionate and committed individuals to make a difference to the lives of people and communities locally, nationally and internationally. We recognise the key contribution our colleagues make by Staff being one of our four strategic priorities.
A large and diverse team of technicians ensure that the University functions efficiently and delivers the levels of student experience both our undergraduates and postgraduates deserve and expect of us.
We are looking for candidates with a keen interest in Fashion and Textiles, in order to provide outstanding customer service. Skills and experience in a broad range of the following creative disciplines are ideal; Garment construction, pattern cutting, industrial & domestic knitting, embroidery and weave. Experience in the safe use of industrial sewing equipment is essential. Excellent communication skills, a hands on approach to all tasks, ability to work in a flexible manner and the knowledge and skills to provide help and support to students and colleagues is required.
If you feel you are a good match and have the relevant skills and experience: Please apply, with a recent CV and short covering letter (300-500 words) outlining why you would be ideal for the role.
You will be required to work around 5 hours per evening, these hours will fall between 4pm – 9:15pm) and 6 hours on Saturdays if required (10am – 4pm)
The length of the contract is for 20 weeks and you will start on 11th of January 2021
Hours per week: variable – to be agreed with successful candidates
Rate of Pay is Grade 4 (£11.33) per hour.
This is an evening and Saturday contract only.
Please be aware that you will be required to undertake training as soon as you start. This training might take place during the daytime depending on availability.