Technical Services Manager (School of Digital Arts), Manchester Metropolitan University

Technical Services Manager (School of Digital Arts), Manchester Metropolitan University

  • 10th February 2020
  • Full time
  • Paid (£30k-40k)
  • Chris Briden

School of Digital Arts

The School of Digital Arts is an interdisciplinary school at Manchester Metropolitan University – a £35m investment into the workspaces, networks, teaching and research that will drive the next generation of creative content.

This is a new kind of school. We respond to developments in screen and post-screen technologies, to changes in how we discover, consume and share film, drama, games, image-based and other creative content, to the skills gaps faced by media, tech, digital, broadcast and content companies, and to the needs of a rising generation of creatives – young, talented and diverse students who occupy the space where storytelling, content and technology converge.

SODA is a new School and specialist facility within the Faculty of Arts & Humanities and will include AR/VR/XR, Media, Games, Audio, Photography.

About you


You will have excellent organisation skills with an understanding of the technical and creative aspects delivered within SODA. You could be an expert in one or more of the specialist areas, or have demonstrable ability to inspire and motivate teams in a relevant setting and have a passion to apply your skills. You will be a proactive and innovative individual who is capable of delivering novel and new ways of working to continuously improve the service we deliver with particular focus on the student experience.

Above all, we are looking for creative individuals who can effectively manage and implement resources and provide leadership to a multi-skilled and talented group of technical staff; Someone with a strong commitment to delivering a quality service to staff and students across the organisation.

Please submit a CV and covering letter outlining how you meet the criteria included in the attached Job description.