Technician – Digital Production and Performance

Norwich University of the Arts' new Strategic Plan highlights our three main commitments as a University to transforming lives for the better through our teaching, research and work with industry; building towards a sustainable future for all; and continuing to enrich and nurture our inclusive community. NUA is committed to being an inclusive community that offers equality of opportunity and enables our staff and students to flourish and succeed, regardless of their background or personal circumstances. Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion is embedded in everything that we do. We celebrate the diversity of our backgrounds, cultures and actions, promoting art and design as a catalyst of social change. As such, we are champions for the creative arts; empowering all of our students to be valued and productive members of society, with ambitions to change the world. To assist us in driving our strategic and creative vision forward, the University is now seeking to appoint an experienced Technician who will deliver an inclusive learning environment in the live and recorded production/performance space in our new Duke Street Riverside development. You will be responsible for the preparation and delivery of graduated inductions and technical instruction to individuals and groups on a range of equipment and processes. You will also prepare and produce instructional materials and guidance to support these activities, ensuring they are available through the University's digital learning environments. The post-holder will have proven experience of operating professional level audio-visual production equipment and demonstrating its use to others in a higher education or commercial environment, combined with an active interest and awareness of current trends, products and developments related to professional audio-visual production and a detailed knowledge of safe working practices You will have excellent practical skills and knowledge of camera operation, sound, and lighting to successfully support and record academic workshops, performance events and lectures. This student facing role requires excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate technical processes for technical and non-technical stakeholders. You will require excellent customer service skills and the ability to stage manage, engage with actors and performance makers and liaise with external stakeholders hiring the University facilities. Candidates will be educated to degree level in a relevant discipline or have equivalent proven professional experience in a similar role. They will demonstrate an active interest and awareness of industry trends, products and developments affecting workshop resources, and be able to make cost-effective recommendations for developments and new equipment. Closing date: 5.00 pm Monday 14th June Interview date: Monday 28th June Application packs and further details for the above post are available at https://www.nua.ac.uk/about-nua/work-at-nua/technician-digital-production-and-performance/

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