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Facilities and Operations Officer (2 roles available)

Salary: £22,417 per annum
Closing date: Tuesday 25th May 2021
Description:

Full-Time, 37 hours per week (1.0FTE)

Permanent

 

We have an exciting opportunity to become a part of our Facilities and Operations team. As one of our Facilities and Operations Officers, you will provide a high level of customer service, ensuring a safe and secure environment is maintained for all staff, students, and visitors to Writtle University College.

 

The role will involve carrying out general maintenance and upkeep of student residence and other University College properties as necessary. In addition, you will be required to perform security responsibilities, compliance monitoring and testing, porterage and caretaking duties.

 

You will work on a rotating shift cycle covering 06.00am – 23.00pm five days out of seven, generally between Monday to Friday. At times, occasional weekend and bank holiday working may be a requirement to cover annual leave.

 

To be successful in this role it is essential that you have worked in a similar role, be able to demonstrate a good level of maintenance skills and have knowledge of security responsibilities. It would also be advantageous to hold a professional trade qualification. It is also essential that you are in possession full clean UK driving license.

 

For more information on this role, other opportunities and Writtle University College, please visit our website: www.writtle.ac.uk. For an application pack, please email: jobs@writtle.ac.uk or call the Human Resources Department on 01245 424208.

 

Interview date: 03.06.2021

 

Writtle University College strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 


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Lecturer in Animal Science

Salary: £33,797 - £38,017 per annum*
Closing date: Sunday 16th May 2021
Description:

Full time, 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Writtle University College to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Animal Science lecturer to deliver high quality, innovative teaching on our undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Animal Science and Animal Management. 

WUC has a small animal unit that houses approximately 500 animals, a 164-hectare farm, working pig unit, a fully operational equine stud and specialist animal nutrition, genetics and microbiology laboratory facilities. We work closely with local industry groups including the zoo community, animal behaviour and training, research institutes and livestock farming.

Our Animal Science and Animal Management courses have seen a substantial growth in student numbers on our most recently validated courses, with new and exciting content to deliver. The ideal candidates should hold postgraduate qualification (PhD preferred) or be working towards, in Animal Science or related subjects. Additionally, they will have relevant industry experience, preferably zoo, wildlife or companion species, and have an understanding of conducting academic research.  

The successful candidate will supplement the experienced, forward-thinking, innovative and supportive team of specialists, already teaching on the variety of new programs. The appointees will be expected to play a vital role in our commitment to widening participation and recruiting students from all backgrounds.

If you have any questions or for an informal discussion please contact Jarmila Bone, Head of Department of Animal Sciences at jarmila.bone@writtle.ac.uk

This role will suit a full-time applicant, or equally someone looking for a fractional contract. Please clearly state on your application form how many hours you wish to apply for. 

For an application pack, please download the below Application for Employment Form an Job Description. Please send your completed Application Form to jobs@writtle.ac.uk. Should you have any queries, please contact the HR department via email at HR@writtle.ac.uk

Interview date: w/c 25.05.2021

*The starting salary for this role is £33,797 per annum

Writtle University College strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
 
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
 


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Lecturer in Horticulture

Salary: £33,797 per annum, pro rata
Closing date: Wednesday 12th May 2021
Description:

Part-time, 9.25 hours per week (0.25 FTE)
Permanent

Are you an enthusiastic Horticulturist who can pass their knowledge onto our Higher Education students, in theoretical and practical situations? Within this varied role, you will be required to design, implement, assess, support and evaluate learning and teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

To undertake this role, you will have in-depth knowledge of one or more areas of Horticulture such as urban agriculture, urban landscape design, fresh produce quality, field trials and experimental design with a demonstrable interest in cross-disciplinary working.  The ideal candidate will understand current sector needs through industry links and have either experience of delivering quality learning at higher education level or within the workplace. The role holder will be expected to develop independent research as well as contributing to other areas of teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. The ability to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate student research work is an essential requirement.

You will need to plan and establish a collaborative student learning environment and provide academic leadership in modules to those working within the programme area. You should have experience of assessing students and supervising research work and be educated to Masters level. It would also be advantageous to be educated to PhD level, or working towards this. The possession of a teaching qualification, an interest in learning and teaching with the willingness to work towards a teaching qualification is highly desirable.
 
For an application pack, please download the below Application for Employment Form and Job Description. Please send your completed Application Form to jobs@writtle.ac.uk. Should you have any queries, please contact the HR department via email at HR@writtle.ac.uk 

Interview date: 24.05.2021

Writtle University College strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
 


Download job description / Application Form (PDF) or (Word)