You will be part of two projects housed at the University of York, both funded by UKRI to support the screen industries in Yorkshire and the Humber. XR Stories is a £15m investment by the AHRC, the University of York, BFI and Screen Yorkshire – along with a wide range of creative and cultural industries partners and Yorkshire Universities. XR Stories one of nine Creative Industry Cluster investments from AHRC and the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, and is set up to provide research and development funding to push forward the potential of immersive and interactive technologies for digital storytelling. Screen Industries Growth Network (SIGN) is a £6.4m project funded by Research England, and with supporting funds and resource from the University of York and regional HEIs. SIGN aims to enhance the competitiveness of the screen industries in the region, and to future-proof them by addressing challenges in skills and talent shortages, barriers to entry (equality and diversity), and by developing routes to market for new products, services and experiences.
Jointly these two projects have the overarching ambition to make the Yorkshire and Humber region the UK’s centre of expertise in digital screen storytelling.
As the Internships and Bursaries Manager you will work with colleagues at the University of York and in other regional HEIs. You will ensure the funding for internships and bursaries is efficiently and effectively managed, and that targets are met and activity supports the long term aims of the projects. You will ensure the funding is available to any relevant creative industry organisation, via a regional higher education partner, and that principles of diversity and inclusion guide both schemes
Skills, Experience & Qualification needed
Interview date: To be confirmed
For informal enquiries: please contact Emma Brown (email@example.com)
The department of Theatre Film Television and Interactive Media is currently recruiting for other similar vacancies.
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