Vacancy: Sculpture Technician at the University of Southampton

By 27th July 2022 Jobs
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Sculpture Technician

Reference: 1917422FH

Location: Winchester School of Art
Salary: £26,396 to £31,412
Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent
Closing Date: 23 Aug 2022

Winchester School of Art is proud to be one of the UK’s leading art Schools and part of the world-renowned University of Southampton, a founder member of the Russell Group. Our research-intensive environment and international student body provide a rich ground for interdisciplinary thinking and making at the nexus of art, science, technology, and culture.

About the role 

This role involves working with students at undergraduate and postgraduate level, primarily in Fine Art. You will be a key part of our existing Technical Services team. You will be able to deliver technical teaching and support in a full range of materials and be skilled in casting and mould-making and construction methods including welding and woodworking. You will have experience in carving and modelling and will have built and installed temporary exhibition spaces. You should have a good working knowledge of 3D scanning and 3D printing and be motivated to extend your knowledge in this area.

About you

You should be an effective communicator, and innovative, with strong organisational and creative skills. Guiding students to reach their potential will be at the heart of what you do. We are looking for knowledge and experience of industry level equipment and software. Keeping up to date with technological advances in the area. An aptitude for problem solving and assisting students in realising their projects. To do so, you will be adept at communicating to a diverse range of individuals from varying backgrounds and have specialist knowledge and understanding of race, multiculturalism, and diversity.

The University of Southampton is committed to fostering a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates, and particularly encourage applications from candidates belonging to groups who are under-represented within technical posts at the University, including, but not limited to: people from Black and minority ethnic groups; and disabled people. The University is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and a range of family friendly policies, and we encourage staff to apply for flexible working. We are a Disability Confident employer and the University is a founding signatory of the Athena SWAN Charter and holds an silver-level Athena SWAN award. We are a signatory to the Technicians Commitment and can provide opportunities for career development and mentoring.

Please visit WSA – University of Southampton (talentedu.com) to explore more about Winchester School of Art and to see more fantastic opportunities.

If you wish to discuss the role in more detail, initially please contact the administrative lead for this position,  Lynn Oloro: L.Oloro@soton.ac.uk