University of Portsmouth
ZZ601492 - Senior Technician (Fabric Print)
Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries
School of Art and Design
Senior Technician (Fabric Print)
Employment type: Fixed-term contract for 12 months (or the earlier return of the substantive post holder) to cover a period of maternity leave
Employment basis: Full-time
Salary: £26,495 - £28,936 per annum
Post number: ZZ601492
Closing date: 04 May 2018
Interview date: 18 May 2018
The Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries are looking for a skilled Fabric Screen Print Workshop senior technician to support and maintain the Fabric Print Workshop providing occasional support for our paper Print Workshops. The role requires excellent skills and experience in Screen and Fabric Print and textile design, including: screen print, open screen, devore, decolourant, colour magnet, Fabric Dying, Flocking, Foiling, dye sublimation use of metallics, pearl and neon binders and fabric patterning and textile creation processes and equipment.
The role holder will undertake the day-to-day running of the workshop, including the preparation and maintenance of print tables flocking, heat presses, die processing, heat guns, fabric masters and other equipment, issuing of tools, and overseeing of health and safety requirements within the workshop. The role holder will need to be able to demonstrate and support students in the production of a range of designed and printed textiles.
The role will be 37 hours a week including occasional early evening work when required to support students and Saturday Open Days.
All applications for this position will be processed and conducted in compliance with UK legislation relevant at that time.
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