Turning Passion into Purpose. London South Bank University are excited to be recruiting for the post of Technical Coordinator in our Technical Services Team.
The purpose of this post is to provide technical expertise to users of the production spaces in Elephant Studios at LSBU. This will focus on operational activities associated with Film, Photography, Sound and other creative media related disciplines. This is a key role that typically involves the effective maintenance and coordination of resources across the production facilities, ensuring compliance with health and safety legislation and departmental and University policies. The post holder will also be responsible to the day-to-day coordination of technical staff supporting the areas and assisting students and other stakeholders with the use of specialist equipment, workflows, and processes. Broader responsibilities include the day-to day planning and effective management of the growing range of facilities across Elephant Studios.
We are looking to hear from candidates who have the following skills/experience:
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in a related media discipline.
- Substantial professional experience in studio operations with a particular demonstrable focus on at least one or more of the following areas: TV, radio, live broadcast, Film production, Sound, Media workflows, Virtual Production).
- Recent experience of supervising a media facility in a creative environment, coupled with a comprehensive understanding of production studio workflows.
- A broad-based understanding of post-production techniques with specialist knowledge in at least one of the following areas: Film, Sound, TV, Virtual production.
The post holder will be the technical lead in this area and will need to have both the detailed relevant experience, and enthusiasm to pass on their knowledge to staff, students and other interested parties. As part of this it is also expected that the post holder will bring technical expertise in one or more subject disciplines of the area of remit and will be willing to develop their knowledge, and practical understanding of the other areas they support.
Benefits and How to Apply:
As a leading Higher Education Institution LSBU offers staff a highly competitive benefits package including holiday entitlement starting at 26.5 days per annum, professional development opportunities and flexible working. Full details on the range of benefits we offer can be found here.
The person specification for this role alongside applicant guidance on what to submit within your application can be found within the candidate pack attached.
For an informal conversation ahead of applying please feel free to contact the hiring manager for this position, Marie-Josiane Agossou Technical Team Lead, [email protected]
The closing date for applications is 23:59 Wednesday 15th November 2023
We are happy to talk flexible working and reasonable adjustments and aim to make our recruitment and selection process accessible to all, please contact us to discuss any support you need. The diversity of LSBU’s staff and students is a source of our strength and the richness of ideas and perspectives that this diversity brings makes LSBU a unique place to work.
This role is eligible for sponsorship under the UKVI Skilled Worker route, more details on this can be found within the candidate pack.
If you have any questions related to your application, please email the recruitment team [email protected]
We reserve the right to close the vacancy early, should we receive sufficient applications.