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Technical Specialist Electrical and Electronics

Technical Services

Location:  Stoke Campus
Salary:   £32,332 to £37,099 Per Annum Permanent Full Time
Release Date:  Monday 20 May 2024
Closing Date:   Wednesday 26 June 2024
Interview Date:   Tuesday 16 July 2024
Reference:  TS63-24

About the role 

We are looking for a Technical Specialist to join the Smart Technology Technical Team to support our Electrical and Telecommunications labs and users. 

The ability to work effectively with a range of stakeholders, a passion for educating and supporting students with their projects is a key part of the role. The ideal candidate will have an excellent aptitude for problem solving, is able draw upon a wide range of electrical engineering experience and has a willingness to learn and pick up new skills.  

The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong technical background in Analogue and Digital Electronics, Embedded Systems, Telecommunications, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation. Proficiency in a variety of engineering software and tools is essential, as is the ability to prepare and manage laboratory settings efficiently. A commitment to health and safety standards, experience in component supply management, and excellent communication skills are required, facilitating effective support and guidance to students and staff in a dynamic academic environment. 

Main Responsibilities 

  • To provide effective high-level, specialist technical instruction, support and advice to staff and students in the areas of electrical, electronics, telecommunication and robotics.
  • To work independently and/or alongside other colleagues in delivering detailed inductions, core and advancedskills sessions and to provide superb student supervision and guidance.
  • To provide specialist advice and guidance in the setting up of labs, workshops and studios for timetabled teaching sessions, open access, research, open days, Schools and College events.
  • To undertake an ongoing informal assessment of student competence and the effectiveness of skills instruction delivery techniques, including verification of student understanding and attendance.
  • To undertake routine maintenance, calibration, configuration and operation of specialist and non-specialist technical equipment.

Contact For Informal Discussion

Heidi Robinson Technical Services Manager Smart Technology Heidi.robinson@staffs.ac.uk 

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Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Human Rights.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits a diverse organisation can bring for the University. 

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, who are currently under-represented in the University workforce.


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