Digital Print Technical Officer

ARU is ranked in the world’s top 350 institutions in the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and are a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. Their research institutes and four faculties bridge scientific, technical and creative fields. They deliver impactful research which tackles pressing issues and makes a real difference to our communities. ARU's academic excellence has been recognised by the UK’s Higher Education funding bodies, with 16 of the research areas assessed as world-leading. In 2021, they were awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for world-leading music therapy work.

About ARU:

We are ranked in the world’s top 350 institutions in the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and we are a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. Our research institutes and four faculties bridge scientific, technical and creative fields.  We deliver impactful research which tackles pressing issues and makes a real difference to our communities.  Our academic excellence has been recognised by the UK’s Higher Education funding bodies, with 16 of our research areas assessed as world-leading. In 2021, we were awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for our world-leading music therapy work.

 

About the role: 

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities, Education and Social Sciences is seeking a Digital Print Technical Officer to join the Faculty Technical Services Team. This post will provide support for the day to day running, maintenance and operations of the digital print resources. You will deliver specialist sessions, techniques, and workflow processes. You will provide first port of call support to the students and staff for the Faculty’s digital printing needs. You will be responsible for the creation and upkeep of digital workflows. You oversee the ordering of the material stock level, and the upkeep of this on the digital booking system. You will assist the Faculty Technical Services with Faculty wide activities such as annual shows, events, and projects, on and off campus.

 

With a degree in a creative industries related field, or part qualified in a relevant professional qualification at degree level and/or equivalent professional experience, you will be experienced in providing technical support to art and design education or industry as well as training or demonstrating to groups. You will be experienced in working with different materials, paper weights and ink types. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as good planning and organising skills. You will have the ability to work indepenantlyand unsupervised, you will show willingness to work flexible hours, e.g. occasional evenings, as required, and will be willing and able to travel to other campuses as and when required.

 

Informal enquiries can be made to Nick Howard, Acting Head of Technical Services, AHSS – Nicholas.howard@aru.ac.uk

 

Find out more about working with us.


We have an agile working culture and offer an extensive range of benefits including generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our staff and students and expect all staff to share this commitment.

 

We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

 

We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

 

Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

 

 

Guidance Notes: 

For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification above. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification. 

 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

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