Performing Arts and Media Technician

Performing Arts and Media Technician

Within our vibrant Creative Arts department in Salisbury, we have a vacancy for a Performing Arts, Music and Media Technician.  The role supports students on our Level 2 and Level 3 Music Performance, Music Technology, Media and Performing Arts Courses.      

About the Role   

The role requires a qualified and experienced Technician who will work with a range of music and performing arts systems to ensure safe technical support for staff and students across our provision for events such as music concerts, theatre showcases and performances, both on and off campus. Maintain resources including care and repair of instruments, audio visual sound equipment, music tech software and hardware, theatre lights, accessories, camcorders, video projectors, and liaise effectively with departmental and wider college teams.  

You will also be required to maintain a current knowledge of health and safety requirements, have a driving licence and the training or ability to work at heights, manage first aid processes and undertake any further training required.  

About You  

To apply for this role, you will hold a degree within a relevant subject (Performing Arts, Music or Media) and have work experience from within a similar position or industry.  You will be enthusiastic and organised with good communication skills.  You will be a team player who is able to effectively prioritise your work and be a helpful and supportive figure for both students and academic staff.    

About Us

Wiltshire College and University Centre plays a vital role in Wiltshire’s economy, inspiring people to develop the skills they need to achieve.  Our five campuses are learning hubs in their communities, and we aspire to be an outstanding, financially robust and commercially agile provider, achieving our clear social mission on behalf of leaners and employers across Wiltshire and beyond.  Our turnover is around £35 million per annum, we employ some 800 staff, and support around 13,000 students.

Our benefits include a competitive salary and 30 days annual leave (plus bank holidays and additional closure days over the Christmas period).  You will also be automatically enrolled into a generous pension scheme, have access to our employee assistance programme (EAP) and enjoy other benefits such as discounts with a wide variety of retailers, free car parking onsite and free access to gyms at our campuses. 

Closing date: 21st April 2021

Please note that vacancies may close early if sufficient applications have been received; therefore, we would encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. 

Interview dates:  May - exact dates TBC

Information

Should you be successful we will require you to provide evidence of your qualifications as part of the onboarding process, you will also be required to obtain and maintain a Disclosure and Barring Certificate (DBS), enhanced with children’s barred list check.    

At Wiltshire College and University Centre we value diversity, and we recognise that people with different backgrounds bring different perspectives, ideas, knowledge, and culture, and that this difference brings great strength. We are committed to the protection of young people and vulnerable adults and to safeguarding and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are proudly accredited to the Disability Confident Employer award, part of this means a commitment to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for a job vacancy and consider them on their abilities.

Please contact us with any queries, vacancies@wiltshire.ac.uk

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