Technician - Creative Suite & Digital Printing

  • Job Reference: WREQ 3586
  • Date Posted: 25 July 2022
  • Employer: Weston College
  • Website: https://www.weston.ac.uk/
  • Location: Weston-super-Mare, Somerset
  • Salary: £18,696 to £20,835
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

As a Creative Suite & Digital Printing Technician you would provide technical support to the Creative Arts Workshops in the Art and Design Division within the Faculty of Creative Arts.

Your key duties would be:

  • To maintain and provide technical support for area/s of specialism, including testing and setting up equipment.
  • To supervise, advise and demonstrate to students’ technical skills and have oversight of their use of equipment.
  • To undertake servicing and maintenance of equipment where applicable and to arrange repairs.
  • To prepare resource areas and teaching aids for staff.
  • To supervise through collaboration with academic staff, the ordering and control of consumable materials and equipment as required by the area and maintain an inventory.
  • To set up and maintain computer and computer print systems to ensure that they work at an optimum level of performance.
  • To have an interest in new and emerging technologies in the appropriate subject area.
  • To abide by and work within the College Health and Safety Policy and ensure students also work within the policy.
  • To assist with internal and external activities such as open evenings, shows, exhibitions and performances.
  • To comply with Information Security requirements, in line with Weston College policy.
  • To undertake other duties that may be required and are commensurate with the grade of post.

As an employee of Weston College you will have access to a huge range of benefits and support, including but not limited to:

  • Wellbeing @ Weston hub, providing well-being support for all;
  • A staff welfare officer;
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (available 24/7, 365 days a year);
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders, and the opportunity to complete this training yourself;
  • A mentor to support you in your new role;
  • Training and development opportunities;
  • Regular staff conferences, with guest speakers;
  • Staff social events;
  • Free on-site parking (dependent on location);
  • Great progression opportunities;
  • Generous pension schemes.

Weston College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.