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Vacancy Id: 9737

College / Service: London College of Communication

Location: LCC - Elephant and Castle, London UK

Salary: £31,777 - £38,468 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Term: Full time – 35 hours per week

Apply by: 16 May 2023 at 22:55

 

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The opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to join the LCC Letterpress team based in Elephant and Castle. Letterpress sits in the print and design team consisting of large, purpose built workshops specialising in Relief Printing, Intaglio Printing, Lithographic Printing, Screen Printing, Book Arts and Letterpress.

You will support the specialist technician to deliver inductions and workshops in a variety of letterpress processes, including setting type, digital pre-production and general administration duties. You will offer technical support, guidance, and advice to Students from a variety of different schools, courses and backgrounds. You will play an integral part in offering students at LCC access to an extensive range of technical resources, supporting the skill acquisition in letterpress printing techniques, and supporting the safe and effective management of resources.

As an active member of the technical team, you will contribute to the technical resources strategy by providing vital information and data to the technical coordinator and technical managers. Your role will encompass communicating with stakeholders, acting as a point of contact for technical support and ensuring access to up-to-date and accurate information for students, academics, technicians, and other university staff.

LCC is enjoying significant growth and transformation as we prepare to move to our new cutting-edge London Campus in 2026 and you will play an important role in helping to influence and shape its development.

About you

You will be a motivated, adaptable, dynamic, and experienced person with a wide range of letterpress skills. Ideally, a creative individual with a passion for print and design, who will relish the challenge of supporting a diverse range of talented creatives.

You will be a good communicator, able to explain complex information clearly. You will be confident in imparting skills and knowledge to students, academic and other technical staff. Experience of supporting customers and stakeholders in a creative environment is key. Knowledge of Health & Safety management of the designated technical area is also important.

If there are any aspects of the role that you may require training in, then this will be provided. LCC is committed to the personal and professional development of its technical staff.

If you have any queries about this role or need any reasonable adjustments for your application, please contact Lesley Wilkins, Resourcing Adviser, lcc.jobs@lcc.arts.ac.uk or telephone: 020 7514 7985

We are UAL

University of the Arts London (UAL) offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. We are a collegiate University spread across London with six Colleges, four Institutes and five Research Centres. UAL also has two subsidiary companies, delivering specialist activities – UAL Short Courses Ltd, and UAL Arts Temps Ltd.

We’re made up of all types of people, coming together in London, the world’s creative capital. We are designers, artists, performers, thinkers, researchers and makers. Our students, staff and graduates form a global network of creatives, entrepreneurs and leaders. Together, our ideas change the world. Because the world needs creativity.

We are ranked highly across the board. We are ranked first for specialist art and design, second in the world for Art and Design in the 2023 QS World University Rankings (for the fifth year in a row), ranked fifth in sustainability and two of our colleges were rated in the top three fashion schools in the world.

Our culture

We have become one of the world’s most international Universities, welcoming over 22,000 students and 6,000 staff from 130 countries. And, as a global university, staff and students learn from different cultures and perspectives, which leads to new conversations and innovative work. At our very core, everything we do seeks to challenge the status quo by driving social purpose and standing up for what matters.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds including those who may feel underrepresented in the workforce due to their socioeconomic circumstances such as those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (B.A.M.E.) backgrounds. We aim to be a university where everyone can be themselves and are supported to reach their full potential.

With our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we are proud to be a Race Equality Charter (REC) member to help us reduce barriers that negatively impacts B.A.M.E. staff, a Stonewall Diversity Champion to ensure all LGBTQ+ people are valued at work, a Disability Confident Scheme Committed employer and member of the Business Disability Forum which help us to improve the lives of disabled people in the workplace.

Vacancy Id: 9737

College / Service: London College of Communication

Location: LCC - Elephant and Castle, London UK

Salary: £31,777 - £38,468 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Term: Full time – 35 hours per week

Apply by: 16 May 2023 at 22:55

 

Please read through our FAQs page before applying.
A full copy of the job advert along with other information (such as interviews date, hiring process etc) is available by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button below.

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