Centre For New Media Technician (0.7 FTE)

Richmond, The American International University in London

An enthusiastic technician is required for the Centre for New Media. Reporting to the Dean of Communications, Arts and Social Sciences, you will be required to maintain and manage the computer facilities that support CNM oriented courses. This involves being the first line of support for undergraduate students as well as promoting and running supporting workshops in the field.

Experience in using and maintaining Apple Macintosh hardware and operating system (Yosemite OS X 10); administrating through a Device Management Suite (JAMF Casper Suite or similar), familiarity with some of the application packages used in the CNM, such as Adobe CC Creative Suite (mainly Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign), Final Cut Pro X and the ability to learn similar application packages. Experience of additional video editing systems and professional digital printing/scanning facilities is desirable. Close liaison with the Media Technician will be required to provide support to relevant faculty and students.

Applicants must be educated to degree level or equivalent by experience in the fields of art, design and/or media. An HND with relevant experience will be considered.

The CNM Technician must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills to be able to liaise with faculty, staff, students, management and contractors within a multicultural academic environment. Candidates will be required to demonstrate a willingness to promote team values, including accepting and promoting agreed standards, encouraging and supporting other teams and supporting management in achieving agreed goals.

The CNM Technician is located primarily at the University’s Kensington campus but, at the direction of the Dean, will also be required to work at the University’s Richmond campus. Due to the academic support required of the post, your normal hours of work will be flexible on a schedule to be agreed with the Dean. Occasional evening and weekend work is required.

Richmond is a private, not-for-profit, liberal arts and business studies University. It is accredited in the USA by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and in the UK by The Open University. Richmond is an equal opportunities employer.

For further information about this vacancy and the University, please visit: www.richmond.ac.uk

Closing date: 2 January 2017.

Please submit an application online at http://careers.richmond.ac.uk/ ensuring you upload a current CV and covering letter, together with details of three recent work-related referees.

Please note that while submitted applications will be acknowledged, we are unable to provide individual feedback to applicants.