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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, Architecture 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.

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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Course Leader: BSc Creative Computer Science Courses

£39,324 to £46,924 plus Course Leader Allowance

35 hours per week

Norwich University of the Arts is entering an exciting new phase of development with the launch of a suite of creative Bachelor of Science (BSc) awards in Games Development, Interaction Design and User Experience Design. These awards will complement existing provision in Design and Media and provide students with a strong technical and scientific grounding for their creative endeavours and future careers, with a curriculum that covers coding, research and design. To this end, the University is working closely with employers to ensure the courses meet industry expectations and future needs. The three courses will be developed under the leadership of a single Course Leader and will have a shared curriculum in the first year of study. Subject to validation, we anticipate recruiting our first cohort of students in September 2017. We are now seeking to appoint a Course Leader with the drive, ambition, skills and experience to develop, promote and deliver these new awards. The successful candidate will have a background in computer science, possess a comprehensive knowledge of the technical and creative demands of the award disciplines, with an understanding of the software engineering, programming and mathematical skills required, together with specialist skills in at least one of the three areas. You will be able to bring your knowledge and experience of industry standards to the requirements for undergraduate study on BSc awards that are clearly focused on preparing students for professional employment. The role is an opportunity to drive the implementation of Creative Science at NUA. Initially the post holder will assist in developing course documentation, leading the courses through external approval processes and working with the Marketing team to promote and recruit the first cohort of students. The successful applicant will demonstrate excellent skills in organisation and management and a grasp of the key areas of learning and teaching as they relate to the awards. You will bring with you strong professional relationships with high-profile industry contacts. You will demonstrate an understanding of the current and future drivers for curriculum content and design with the flexibility to meet the change demands of employers.

Closing Date: Thursday 4th May 2017
Interview Date: Wednesday 17th May 2017

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Academic Registry Officer (0.5)

£11,247 - £13,026 per annum

Part-time 18.5 hours per week (hours can be agreed)

The University is looking to appoint a part-time Academic Registry Officer to join our Quality Management and Enhancement team as part of a job share. The post holder will be responsible for providing a range of administrative and analytical services to support the University’s Quality Management and Enhancement procedures. They will be responsible for administration of the University’s external examining arrangements, course approval and review events and the University’s annual monitoring procedures.

You will be a highly organised individual with excellent communication skills, able to plan and prioritise work effectively in an environment with demanding deadlines. Experience of providing effective administrative support to a high standard of accuracy and attention to detail is essential, preferably within higher or further education organisation.

You will have experience of using and developing a records system/database and be highly proficient in working with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook. You will have proven skills in document preparation and report writing. Experience in a similar role would be an advantage.

Closing Date: Friday 28th April 2017
Interview Date: Thursday 11th May 2017

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer: Computer Science

£32,004 to £46,924

Full Time

Norwich University of the Arts is entering an exciting new phase of development with the launch of a suite of creative Bachelor of Science (BSc) awards in Games Development, Interaction Design and User Experience Design. These awards will complement existing provision in Design and Media and provide students with a strong technical and scientific grounding for their creative endeavours and future careers. To this end, the University is working closely with employers to ensure the courses meet industry expectations and future needs. The three courses will have a shared curriculum in the first year of study. Subject to validation, we anticipate recruiting our first cohort of students in September 2017.

We are now seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer with the skills and experience to help assist in the development, promotion and delivery of these new awards. The successful candidate will possess a comprehensive knowledge of the technical and creative demands of the award disciplines, with demonstrable skills in software engineering, programming and mathematics, ideally with a games development background and experience of Unreal Engine 4/Blueprint Visual Scripting. You will be able to bring your knowledge and experience of industry standards to the requirements for undergraduate study on BSc awards that are clearly focused on preparing students for professional employment.

The role is an opportunity to be part of the implementation of Creative Science at NUA. As such you will have the ability to deliver technical skills to undergraduate students in a creative, engaging and imaginative way, through project based learning, with the experience to deliver workflow pipelines from inception to deployment.

The successful applicant will demonstrate excellent skills in organisation, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team, and be able to assist the Marketing team to help promote the courses and recruit students. You will also be enthusiastic about collaboration, working in particular with our successful BA (Hons) Games Art and Design course. You will have a grasp of the key areas of learning and teaching as they relate to the awards and will bring with you strong professional relationships with industry contacts.

Closing Date: Thursday 4th May 2017
Interview Date: Wednesday 17th May 2017

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Business Intelligence Analyst

£32,004 to £38,183 per annum

Full time

We are looking for a talented, experienced and enthusiastic analyst to join the University in this new role. Critical to the success of NUA, you will have a key part in developing management information and business intelligence to support the University’s strategic and operational decision-making process in response to a rapidly changing planning environment in the HE sector.

The postholder will work closely with colleagues from across the University providing valuable and timely information – this could be in the form of regular monitoring of key performance indicators, trend analyses, deep dive dissection and analysis of data sets or leading the development of new strategic planning models.

To be successful, you need to demonstrate excellent data analytical skills, with the ability to organise and analyse complex data and information and present this in a clear and concise format for a diverse audience. Excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify trends and propose solutions are essential together with advanced IT and well-developed written and oral communication skills.

Closing Date: Thursday 11th May 2017
Interview Date: Friday 2nd June 2017

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