Technical Instructor in Moving Image and Sound (0.8FTE)

Royal College of Art

Founded in 1837, the Royal College of Art is the world’s largest community of postgraduate art and design students. It is also the oldest art and design university in continuous operation and has been ranked as the world’s number one art and design university for a remarkable nine consecutive years, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023 – the worldwide survey of academic and industry opinion.

Applications are invited for a Technical Instructor in Moving Image and Sound.   This is a permanent and part time role – working 28 hours per week at our state-of-the-art facility in Battersea, London.  

The main purpose of the post is to contribute as part of a team in the effective provision and availability of specialist equipment and work areas in order to facilitate academic delivery, student learning, and Research, Knowledge Exchange and Innovation (RKEI) activities. 

You will use your excellent communication and interpersonal skills to provide highly skilled technical assistance, guidance, and instruction to all users, demonstrating equipment and processes as appropriate. Therefore, an excellent user focus and a flexible approach is required.

The successful candidate will provide support to the Area Lead or Technical Coordinator in the day-to-day function of technical services within the area of Moving Image. 

This role would suit someone with knowledge and experience of sound recording in studio & location, sound editing and sound design, or experience of working within a film making environment . 

The ability to use initiative and work as part of a team is a pre-requisite of this role along with excellent organisational, time management, planning and problem-solving skills. 

You will find more details in the information Pack.

Closing date for applications will be 11.59pm on 3rd December 2023

The Royal College of Art (RCA)  aims to foster an inclusive culture which promotes equality, values diversity and maintains a working, learning and social environment in which the rights and dignity of all its staff and students and stakeholders are respected. 

We recognise the broad range of experiences that a diverse staff and student body brings and how this  strengthens our research and enhances our teaching. In order for RCA to remain a world-leading institution we are committed to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) principles throughout all of our processes, from application through to appointment.

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