Architecture Modelmaking Workshop Assistant

Job Reference : HUM-13199
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date (DD-MM-YYYY) : 18/01/2019
Salary : £20,836 to £22,659 per annum
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Humanities
Division : SEED Administration
Hours Per week : 35 Hours per week
Contract Duration : 1 February 2019 to 31 January 2021

The University of Manchester are looking to appoint an Architecture Model making Workshop Assistant who will support the provision of architectural modelmaking, including three dimensional construction projects in wood, metal, plastics and casting material.

The successful candidate will work out of the B15 Modelmaking Workshop, based within the Manchester School of Architecture (MSA), which is part of the University of Manchester (and housed within the School of Environment, Education and Development).

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

  1. In order to shortlist for the post we need to see information about how you meet the essential and (if relevant) the desirable criteria.A CV is not always sufficient to show this.We suggest that you use the personal statement section of the job application to give us a brief explanation of how you feel you meet the criteria.Examples could be taken from your current or previous jobs, any voluntary work you have undertaken or any experiences gained from study.

  2. Shortlisting should take place within 4 weeks of the closing date.Due to volume of enquiries we cannot give feedback on each unsuccessful application.

  3. Currently the interview is planned to take place in the week beginning11th February 2019If you are successfully shortlisted you will be contacted with the date and with sufficient notice to make arrangements to attend an interview. All interviews are conducted by a panel, and all members have received the university’s recruitment and selection training which covers equality and diversity issues in full.

  4. Reasonable travel expenses will be paid for attendance at interview

  5. The interview may involve a test, presentation or assessment day as part of the interview process. This could be in the form a clerical or IT test or a requirement to deliver a short presentation. Full details will be confirmed to you by email.

  6. After the interview you will be contacted as soon as possible, by either phone or email, to inform you whether or not you have been successful. We can provide feedback, if requested, following an interview.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Jim Backhouse


General enquiries:


Tel:      0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel:      0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

Further Particulars




This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.