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Thank you for your interest in Norwich University of the Arts.

Norwich University of the Arts is a successful specialist University, offering high quality courses in creative arts at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Our mission is to be the best Specialist University for Arts, Design and Media study in Europe, producing graduates of the highest quality and inspiring students and staff to achieve excellence in the creative and cultural spheres.

In the Complete University Guide 2013, the University is the best specialist institution in Art and Design. We are a dynamic, contemporary and creative community providing art, design and media education from a unique campus in the heart of Norwich. As a new employee you will join a dedicated, friendly team of academic and professional support staff. We realise that making career choices requires careful consideration and that you need as much information about an organisation as possible to ensure it is the right move for you.

We hope that you find our pack provides you with an insight into working at Norwich University of the Arts, that as you read about us you will be inspired by our ethos and plans for the future of the University and that you will want to join our team.

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If you require any further information regarding our vacancies please:
email jobs@nua.ac.uk
Telephone 01603 756243

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Committed to equality and valuing diversity.

Senior Lecturer: Fashion

£39,324 to £46,924 per annum

BA (Hons) Fashion at NUA is a successful and expanding, Creative Skillset Accredited Ticked, course with a strong reputation for supporting students to become creative and technically skilled professional designers.

We are looking for a senior lecturer in fashion with a good understanding of our course ethos in bringing together high level tailoring skills with advanced creativity in design. The successful candidate will have a strong awareness of contemporary and directional fashion design and be able to demonstrate significant professional experience and expertise in creative pattern cutting, professional garment construction and luxury levels of craftsmanship and/or design.

You will join a team of academic staff working across the undergraduate and postgraduate provision at the University and will demonstrate excellent team working and organisational skills. Your strong understanding of the business, professional and contextual issues relevant to the curriculum area and your ability to provide effective learning will enhance NUA’s graduate employability.

The role includes acting as an undergraduate year tutor under the guidance of the Course Leader and taking an active role in the development and delivery of MA Fashion.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a proactive approach to curriculum design, organisation, delivery and assessment together with significant experience within UK Higher Education and proven ability to contribute to the management of the course in collaboration with the Course Leader.

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Lecturer: Illustration

£32,004 to £38,183

Our vibrant, award-winning Illustration course is located alongside other practice-based disciplines in the Faculty of Design and Architecture where students benefit from becoming part of a wholly creative community of makers, doers and thinkers. Well-resourced workshops, library, open lectures, exhibitions, events and collaborative projects with students across disciplines enhance the student experience at NUA.

The successful candidate will work with an established team of academic staff to support the development and delivery of the curriculum and ensure a high quality student experience through the management of the timetable. The role requires an excellent understanding of contemporary illustration practice and research with demonstrable strengths as a practitioner and experience of teaching in a higher education environment.

An emerging research profile, together with a strong understanding of the identification and deployment of appropriate research methods to engage students with research-based practice are essential, as is an ability to clearly communicate the relationship between illustration practice and its various contexts.

You will have an understanding of delivering and developing innovative learning and teaching strategies at degree level, together with skills in team-working, organisation and a commitment to promoting student employability.

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Student Support Adviser (2 positions)

£22,494 to £26,052 per annum

NUA have an exciting opportunity to appoint new two Student Support Advisers to join its busy Student Support team, which provides information, advice and guidance to students on general wellbeing, dyslexia and disability (including mental health), money and funding and accommodation.

Working flexibly across the NUA campus you will find ways to effectively promote the Student Support service to students in a range of locations. You will provide information, guidance and support to students either individually or in groups, ensuring that confidentiality is maintained where appropriate. Building positive relationships with University colleagues will be essential to the success of this role.

You will also respond to email enquiries and act as a first point of contact for students accessing the Student Support offices. You will support the wider team through a range of administrative tasks, as well as carrying out administration tasks to support your own role.

The post requires a flexible approach, and the working pattern will vary in response to changes in demand throughout the academic year.

The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with experience of delivering a confidential service, preferably in an education setting. You will have experience of working with service users on a one-to-one and group basis and thinking creatively to identify options.

You will be highly organised and able to plan and prioritise work effectively in an environment with multiple deadlines and concurrent tasks. You will maintain accurate records, and be a confident user of Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word software.

Application packs and further details for the above post are available at www.nua.ac.uk/jobs

Committed to equality and valuing diversity.

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Part-time Hourly Lecturer: Fashion

£36.74

BA (Hons) Fashion at NUA is a successful and expanding, Creative Skillset Accredited Ticked, course with a strong reputation for supporting students to become creative and technically skilled professional designers.

We are looking for a part-time hourly lecturer to join our team of academic staff working across the undergraduate and/or postgraduate provision at the University.

The postholder is required to contribute to teaching on the BA (Hons) Fashion Award, this role requires a high level of understanding and experience of the fashion industry and expertise in one or more of the following areas:

• Fashion design tutor with a strong awareness of contemporary fashion. Experience of working in design within a commercial context and/or industry is an advantage. Demonstrable competence in preparing and delivering taught sessions and experience of assessment at undergraduate level are requirements of the role.

• Fashion illustration tutor working across year groups, with an informed knowledge of contemporary fashion illustration techniques. Experience of working in design with industry experience of media and trends is an advantage.

• This role involves working with Year 2 and 3 BA students and requires expertise in pattern cutting, toiling, sampling and production of garments. A high level of understanding and experience of the fashion industry is required together with good skills in 2D to 3D translation, flat pattern cutting and draping on the stand. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate ability and commitment to quality of make in their own practice. Demonstrable competence in preparing and delivering taught sessions and experience of assessment at undergraduate level are requirements of the role.

The successful candidate will ideally have experience of the teaching and learning requirements within a Higher Education environment. The post will involve preparation for and delivery of tutorials, workshops, lectures, critiques and seminars across the curriculum and may involve assessment. Working days will be allocated in negotiation with the Course Leader.

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Cleaner

£7.80 per hour (plus 30 pence per hour discretionary supplement)

We are seeking an experienced cleaner to join our busy cleaning team at the University premises located in the centre of Norwich.

You will carry out a daily cleaning schedule to ensure the University premises are maintained in a clean and tidy manner at all times. Duties include cleaning floors, emptying waste bins, cleaning toilet facilities, dusting and polishing, dealing with spills and operating cleaning machines to wash and scrub floors and stairs. You will also be required to carry out intensive cleaning of the University buildings out of normal term time and other cleaning tasks as directed by the Cleaning Supervisor.

Previous cleaning experience is essential together with the ability to undertake duties with a flexible approach and minimal supervision. You will have a positive attitude and pride in maintaining a clean environment and be trustworthy, punctual and reliable.

Committed to equality and valuing diversity

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