Technician

  • £20,130 to £21,814 per annum
  • Canterbury, Kent
  • University Of Kent

Institute for Cultural and Creative Industries

Location: Canterbury

Salary: £20,130 to £21,814 per annum

Grade: Grade 4

Post Type: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Release Date: Wednesday 25 August 2021

Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Thursday 16 September 2021 (unless otherwise stated)

Interview Date: Tuesday 28 September 2021

Reference: CSF-307-21

Do you have experience of providing technical support in a theatre environment? Do you enjoy working with the public and pride yourself on your professional and approachable attitude?

We are looking for experienced Technicians to deliver day to day technical services across the Gulbenkian Arts Centre and Institute of Cultural & Creative Industries; there are three posts available, full-time (35 hours per week) including weekends and bank holidays.

You will use both your knowledge and your practical experience to provide advice and support, working within established procedures and using judgement to problem-solve and ensure the smooth running of programmes.

As Technician you will:

program lighting, sound and projection to support events and offer technical knowledge to venue users

interpret technical riders before and during live performances to ensure successful event delivery

monitor and perform repairs and maintenance on technical equipment

To succeed in this role you will have:

a degree relating to technical theatre or the equivalent professional experience

experience of preparing and delivering multi-media and audio-visual elements within live performance

experience of lighting operation and basic lighting design, and of live sound operation and basic sound design

an ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines

Gulbenkian is the University of Kent’s Arts Centre offering innovative, engaging and high quality arts activity for the public, staff and students. It provides a key role in delivering the University commitment to public engagement and has a particular focus on the creative empowerment of children and young people.

The University of Kent is a distinctive and attractive place to work. We employ around 6,000 staff, including academic and research staff and a full range of support and administration staff. Our stunning main campus in Canterbury, Kent was founded in 1965 and is set among green and tranquil open space overlooking the spectacular Cathedral. Our staff enjoy competitive salaries, an occupational pension scheme, generous holiday entitlements and a great working environment.

Please see the links below to view the job description and apply for this post. For further information regarding the application process, please contact [email protected] quoting ref number: CSF-307-21

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Please note that we prioritise applications from current University of Kent redeployees. We will let you know if this post is to be filled by a redeployee as, in this instance, your application will unfortunately not be taken forward

Applications must be made via the University’s online application system; CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

The University of Kent values diversity and promotes equality at all levels

Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, all interviews will take place remotely.

From 1 January 2021, non-British and non-Irish nationals who do not already hold a UK immigration status will be required to obtain a visa in order to be able to work in the UK. A new points-based system will be implemented which will treat EEA and non-EEA citizens equally. For further information please visit the UK Visas & Immigration website.

  • Advertiser: Direct Employer
  • Reference: CSF-307-21