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Skills and Training Manager

Department
Theatre, Film, Television & Interactive Media
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Full-time
Contract status
Fixed term
Salary
40,322 - 49,553 a year
Posted Date
10/02/2020
Apply by
23/02/2020
Job Reference
8455
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Role Description

Department

The Screen Industry Growth Network (SIGN) is an exciting new business-facing project led by the Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media department at the University of York, with £6.4m funding from Research England, the University of York and regional Higher Education Institutions. The aim of SIGN is to enhance the competitiveness of, and to future-proof the screen-related industries (film, television, games, XR and other digital media) in Yorkshire, through a collaborative industry and Higher Education partnership.

This post contributes to the skills strand of SIGN which will operate alongside related work strands, focusing on diversity and inclusion; research; business development, innovation and knowledge exchange

The skills work strand will provide a comprehensive range of innovative training schemes with the objective of creating a larger, more diverse, more talented and more creative workforce for the screen-related industries and for associated research units.

Role

In this role you will be key to the success of the skills work strand. You will develop this strand of the project from inception working alongside the programme manager, academic co-Director and the Talent Development Manager at Screen Yorkshire. By gaining insight into the needs of the sector from the research strand, from partner organisations and from the potential business beneficiaries you will develop a varied programme of skills and training activities. You will put robust processes and procedures in place to ensure successful recruitment to, management & administration of and evaluation of this programme of activities. You will ensure equality & diversity is at the heart of all planning, organisation, marketing and evaluation. Throughout the project, you will be planning to achieve long-term commercial sustainability for the project beyond the current funding which ends in March 2023.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications needed

  • You should be educated to degree level or have equivalent experience
  • Have proven project management skills, with substantial experience of strategic planning, policy development, service delivery and financial management
  • Be able to self-motivate and work on  multiple projects independently
  • A keen awareness and appreciation of business requirements and expectations
  • Have experience of working in a skills development or training environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of the screen industries while not essential, would be advantageous

Interview date: To be confirmed

For informal enquiries:  Emma Brown, Programme Manager on 01904 32 5292 / emma.brown@york.ac.uk

The department of Theatre Film Television and Interactive Media is currently recruiting for other similar vacancies.

Further details can be found under the following link: https://www.york.ac.uk/professorial-jobs/sign/

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