Job at UCA: Technical Tutor in Digital Photography

Location: University for the Creative Arts, Farnham campus

Salary: £29,605 to £32,982 per annum pro rata, part-time 21,75 hours per week

Deadline: October 22, 2023

Interview date: November 2, 2023

We are looking to appoint a Technical Tutor to support the photographic activities of our lens-based courses with an emphasis on BA and MFA Photography. This post predominantly supports learners working within our dedicated digital imaging suite containing iMacs, Adobe software, negative scanners, and photographic printing. The post holder will also teach and support camera usage and studio practices while providing ad-hoc cover to the analogue photographic areas.

You will have excellent knowledge and familiarity with a range of camera formats, strong IT troubleshooting skills and professional level experience of using Lightroom, Photoshop and InDesign as a minimum.  You will also be required to compile learning materials and deliver technical workshops and tuition in a range of photographic areas.

You will contribute to the care and day-to-day operation of the photographic facilities including the management and maintenance of specialist equipment and ensuring that the safety of our learners is always maintained.

You will also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to problem solve and apply initiative. Whilst working under pressure, you will be able to demonstrate a positive and flexible approach when working with students and staff. The ability to work as part of a team is essential.

The actual salary for this role is £17,763 – £19,789 per annum.

If you would like an informal discussion about this vacancy please contact the recruiting manager Tim Savage, Director of Technical Learning via email or phone: 01252 897229.

At UCA, creativity and innovation are at the heart of what we do. Our legacy of educating eager and passionate artists, makers and thinkers runs back almost 160 years, and today we’re helping shape a global future that supports and nourishes talent worldwide.

Our campuses across Surrey and Kent are vibrant communities, each specialising in different areas of the creative industries. We are also home to a thriving research hub, with academic experts and fellows leading the way in research on sustainability, design, textiles, animation, history and culture, and more.

Are you ready to share your passion for creativity with the next generation of innovators? If so, we want to hear from you.