About The Role
We are looking to recruit an experienced Casual Senior Technician: Metalworking who works within the field of cutlery/utensil production to support students within our Fine Metals Workshop, Falmouth Campus.
Already established as a maker, you will bring a range of exciting and interesting examples you can use to explain techniques to students and bring current industry skills. This is also an excellent opportunity to gain experience in technical support and would benefit an early/mid-career practitioner.About You
The ideal candidate will have a background in one or more identified technical specialisms, particularly functional fine metal practice and the production of cutlery/utensils. You will also have good knowledge of health and safety and be confident and competent in demonstrating relevant processes and equipment safely to a wide range of users. You will have excellent communication skills, key to this role is the ability to engage with students. Alongside these key skills you will also have a flexible approach towards working hours.
For further details on the skills/experience required for this role, please see the full job description above.
This position will be working on a casual basis supporting students two days per week (Wednesdays and Thursdays) during term time only.
If you are looking to have an informal discussion about the vacancy ahead of applying, please email [email protected].
The closing date for this position is Wednesday 20 September 2023.About Us
For more than 120 years, Falmouth University has been a hub of creative and technological education and change. We are Cornwall's University, a strong local and anchor institution within its defining rural and coastal community.
Our mission is to deliver exceptional higher education and research, harnessing the fusion of creativity and technology as foundations of the future economy. We use our knowledge and expertise in these disciplines to generate positive and sustainable opportunities for all.
In return for your hard work and commitment, we offer excellent benefits, including:
- Employer Pension Contribution up to 12%.
- Annual salary increments (Until top of grade reached)
- Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Pay/Adoption Pay
- Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme (Tusker)
- Salary Sacrifice Cycle Scheme
- Salary Sacrifice Smart Tech Scheme
- Life Assurance
Full details on our employee benefits can be found on our careers pagewww. falmouth.ac.uk/jobs. Alongside these benefits we offer a first class working environment across our campuses with all the facilities you would expect from a leading University.
A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by Falmouth Staffing Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Falmouth University. Employees of Falmouth Staffing Ltd work alongside Falmouth University colleagues in the delivery of Falmouth's strategic vision and will adopt Falmouth University's HR policies and procedures in full.
Falmouth University welcomes and encourages job applications from people of all identities and backgrounds, particularly those under-represented and/or marginalised, as it is important we have a diverse range of candidates to consider.
Casual Senior Technician: Metalworking
September 16, 2023
September 20, 2023
About the employer
Falmouth University is a multi-arts university in the south-west coastline of England in Cornwall. It is based across two campuses, one in Falmouth and the other in the close by town of Penryn. It was at first established in 1902 and later officially became a university in 2012. Apart from traditional fine art subjects, it currently offers degrees in advertising, architecture performance and marketing. In recent years, Falmouth has seen significant progress and investment where a new media centre has been established in 2017 covering photography and animation courses. With the association of the University of Exeter which carries out research on digital economy and sustainable, the organization has opened a library and teaching space named The Exchange. Falmouth students have recently positioned the university first in the UK for campus environment, library administrations and student welfare in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey. Its arrangement of courses covers the broadness of the creative industries, from art, design and fashion to gaming, music and film.
Students have access to proficient standard creative facilities. At Falmouth University, they work in association with various specialist institutions from the UK and around the globe. The organizations make more opportunities for students, ensuring access to excellent higher education in the creative sectors. Their chosen partners share the values and quality guidelines. They incorporate higher, further and private schooling providers globally and in the UK, who offer courses at varying levels and in differing modes. Students start their studies with either Falmouth University or a partner association but transfer to the next organization part-way through to finish their studies. Toward the end of their studies, they get grants from both Falmouth University and the partner association.
Academic Skills Group gives advice on the abilities required for academic study. Consultants can converse with students about everything from essay writing and time management to giving presentations and planning, research and writing dissertations. Student guides train second or third-year students from each course. Each new undergraduate student has a student coach, acting as a friendly face and point of for any inquiry they may have during their first year at Falmouth. Course facilities incorporate performance and recording studios, proficient standard photography facilities, excellent computerized manufacturing technology and a TV studio and display.
Students can personally visit the employability group at both campuses for careers advice and guidance. Support incorporates help with finding part-time work while at college, placement and internship opportunities, advice with CVs, applications, interviews, freelance work and starting a business. Falmouth additionally offers opportunities to study or work abroad as a major aspect of a degree. The Erasmus and Study Abroad Group can support students in arranging this enhancing experience.