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Administrative Roles


List of currently available jobs:

 

The AA, inc. has an equal opportunities policy applicable to all job vacancies, and internal applicants are encouraged to apply.


 

Development & Outreach Associate

Contract Type: 1 Year - Fixed Term
Reports to: School Director
Department: Office of the School Director
Hours: Full-time; Monday to Friday, 10am-6pm

Role Overview: The Development & Outreach Associate supports the Architectural Association’s School Director in all fundraising and communications activities for the organisation. In terms of development, the position supports the organisation’s major areas of funding, including individual, institutional and foundation giving, partnership development (corporate and individual), special events, and earned income. The position also supports all public outreach conducted by the organisation, including digital and print communications, website maintenance, social media channels, media relations, internal and external events and public appearances, and publications.

The appointed candidate will report directly to the School Director and will play a key role as a member of the AA’s cultural life and management team, taking forward strategic development and outreach priorities, but also enhancing student experience, delivering teaching, research and communication resources and expanding local and international impact.

This position will work closely with the Print Studio, Digital Platforms, Membership, Visiting School, Public Programme and the AA Foundation and the Head of Finance and Strategic Development. Creative thinking and problem solving are essential skills for employees at the AA.

Full Job Description and person specification

How to Apply:

Email a one-page statement of interest along with your CV and salary expectations to humanresources@aaschool.ac.uk clearly stating the job title in the heading.

Please note the first phase of applications will be assessed on the 8th September 2018 although applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. You will only be contacted if you are short-listed to attend an interview.

 
 

Front-end Web Developer

Salary: £27,000 to £30,000
Contract Type: 1 Year - Fixed Term
Reports to: Head of Digital Platforms
Department: Digital Platforms
Hours: Full-time; Monday to Friday, 10am-6pm

Role Overview: The AA Digital Platforms is looking for a developer with adequate experience to join the team. This role will be involved in the development of the new AA School website and maintenance of some other AA microsites. The ideal candidate will need a pro-active and systematic approach to his/her work and a good general technology background.

Full Job Description and person specification

How to Apply:

Please apply by email by the closing date of 16th September 2018 to humanresources@aaschool.ac.uk clearly stating the job title in the subject heading.

Please note, for shortlisted candidates, interviews will take place on the 19th September 2018.

Please include in your application:
  • Full CV
  • Covering letter/email highlighting why you feel you are the right person for the role
  • Current salary
  • Notice period
  • Contact details for two referees (who will not be contacted without your prior permission)
 
 

Head of Finance & Strategic Development

Reporting Depts: Accounts and Finance
Role Description: Operational Director
Reporting to: School Director
Starting Date: September 2018
Position: Full-time

Role Overview: The AA is seeking an experienced Head of Finance & Strategic Development with the operational and leadership capabilities to provide excellent financial guidance and stewardship, as the institution develops into the future.

Candidates will be able to develop the day-to-day effectiveness of the finance function and demonstrate the capability to lead on key strategic objectives related to finance and delivery of change. They will also be able to respond quickly to the changing economic and political environment in the UK and internationally.

Full Job Description and person specification

How to Apply:

Email a one-page statement of interest and your CV and salary expectations to humanresources@aaschool.ac.uk clearly stating the job title and your name within the subject heading. First period of assessment closed on the 27th July but applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

 
 

Robotic Fabrication Technician

Contract Type: 1 Year - Fixed Term
Reports to: Head of Digital Prototyping Lab
Department: Digital Prototyping Lab
Hours: Full-time; Monday to Friday, 10am-6pm

Role Overview: The Digital Prototyping Lab (DPL) is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join the team and become an integral part of the AA’s digital fabrication facility.

With a major upgrade just completed, the DPL now has a custom-built robotics cell, which houses two KUKA robotic arms for use in architectural education. The role of the Robotic Fabrication Technician will be to provide crucial expertise in robotics by teaching, supporting and developing student projects. This role also means working closely with DPL staff to maintain the smooth running of the lab, including the supervision and teaching of students using laser cutting, CNC milling and various 3D printing technologies.

The Robotic Fabrication Technician will report to the Head of Digital Prototyping and collaborate with DPL staff and student assistants.

Full Job Description and person specification

How to Apply:

Please apply by email by the closing date of 7th October 2018 to humanresources@aaschool.ac.uk clearly stating the job title in the heading.

Please include in your application:

  • Full CV
  • Covering letter/email highlighting why you feel you are the right person for the role
  • Current salary
  • Notice period
  • Contact details for two referees (who will not be contacted without your prior permission)
 
  The Architectural Association School of Architecture aims to create conditions that ensure staff and students are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential, regardless of their gender, race, religious/political beliefs, ethnic or national origin, disability, family background, age, sexual orientation, or other irrelevant distinction.  

Contacts

Architectural Association School of Architecture
36 Bedford Square
London WC1B 3ES

+44 (0)20 7887 4000

humanresources@aaschool.ac.uk

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